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Monty Python And The Holy Grail Illustrates Wage-And-Hour Law (Part I)

What does Holy Grail have to do with classification of employees as exempt or non-exempt? → Read More

Why I’m The Inigo Montoya Of Employment Law

The next time someone mentions 'right to work' laws or 'harassment' at work, direct them to this article. → Read More

Labor And Employment Deep Dive: Marijuana And The Workplace

The patchwork of marijuana laws across the U.S. has made this a confusing topic for just about everyone. → Read More

Supreme Court To Likely Resolve LGBTQ Title VII Issues

The high court will finally settle the circuit-splitting issue. → Read More

Leadership Lessons From Westeros (Part III)

Who would you rather work for: Robert Baratheon or Tyrion Lannister:? → Read More

Leadership Lessons From Westeros (Part II)

Tommen Baratheon is a people pleaser. Does your boss use his leadership style? → Read More

Leadership Lessons From Westeros (Part I)

Cersei Lannister is also an objectively terrible person. Does your boss use her leadership style? → Read More

3 Tips For Not Being Sued Or Fired Over Your Holiday Party

Keeping these tips in mind will help you keep your job and avoid being sued because of your holiday party. → Read More

The Costanza Method

Using The Constanza Method and faking a good work ethic won’t get you very far as a lawyer, no matter where you work. → Read More

SCOTUS Watch: 2 High-Profile LGBTQ Cases Before The High Court

U.S. courts are split on LGBTQ protections, and until we get a ruling from SCOTUS, some employees will not have a legal remedy. → Read More

#MeToo Turns One

The #MeToo movement has driven not only an increase in litigation, but also meaningful changes in the workplace. → Read More

3 Interview Tips We Can Learn From Judge Kavanaugh

You basically shouldn't do anything Judge Kavanaugh did during his hearing. → Read More

The Kitten In The Ceiling

From an employment law perspective, what could some of the consequences be for an office prankster? → Read More

3 Unbelievable Employment Cases

Some people simply aren’t able to only let their freak flags fly when they’re off the clock. → Read More

Why People Hate Human Resources (And Why Michael Hated Toby)

Lawyers and HR professionals should always have viable alternatives to avoid being called the 'fun police.' → Read More

A Less Perfect Union?

The Supreme Court's Janus decision dealt a serious blow to unions. What impact will this decision will have on unions long-term? → Read More

You’re Fired?

Whether you see leakers as patriots or pests, some have recently asked: What protections, if any, do these public employees have if the Trump administration follows through and fires them? → Read More

Roseanne, Twitter, And Free Speech For Employees

What free speech rights exist in the workplace? → Read More

A Case of ‘Epic’ Proportion For The #MeToo Movement?

While the law may be clear (per Justice Gorsuch), the impact the decision may have on the #MeToo movement is not. → Read More

‘Spiritual Coercion’ And ‘The Lord’s Buffet’

Spiritual practices (even if 'coercive' as alleged by the DOL) will most likely remain beyond the purview of the government and its agencies. → Read More