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Category: Labor and Employment

No Clear Answers for Employers: Colorado Baker Who Refused to Create Wedding Cake for Same Sex Nuptials Prevails in Supreme Court

On June 8, 2018 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner On Monday, June 4, the United States Supreme Court (“Court”) announced its decision in the highly publicized Masterpiece Cakeshop case. Employers and business owners were among many closely watching this case, hoping for insight on how to handle complicated situations involving competing rights of business owners, customers […]

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Addressing Romantic Relationships in the Workplace Through a Conflict of Interest Policy

On June 6, 2018 by Schnader in Environmental

By Michael J. Wietrzychowski With the continued media exposure of highly charged complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace, many employers have experienced an uptick in the number of administrative actions and lawsuits alleging sexual harassment. Employers concerned about workplace romantic relationships often fail to address them because they feel reluctant […]

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SCOTUS Holds that Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts Must be Enforced

On May 22, 2018 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Stephen A. Fogdall In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that arbitration clauses in employment contracts requiring individual dispute resolution procedures and prohibiting class actions and other collective litigation procedures must be enforced under the Federal Arbitration Act.  The Court rejected the position taken by […]

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SCOTUS Holds that Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts Must be Enforced

On May 22, 2018 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen A. Fogdall In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that arbitration clauses in employment contracts requiring individual dispute resolution procedures and prohibiting class actions and other collective litigation procedures must be enforced under the Federal Arbitration Act.  The Court rejected the position taken by […]

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