Michael Kelsheimer

Michael Kelsheimer

Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

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EEOC Trying to Change the “Status” for Transgendered Employees

On September 25, 2014, the EEOC filed lawsuits in Florida and Michigan accusing employers of discriminating against transgendered employees. These are the first two cases ever filed seeking to protect transgender workers...more

10/1/2014 - Civil Rights Act Discrimination EEOC Gender Identity Title VII Transgender

Employment Law 101: Pregnancy Discrimination

What is the issue: Title VII was passed in the 1960’s to protect against discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Since that time, other laws have been passed adding protection against...more

7/30/2014 - ADA Best Management Practices Discrimination EEOC Employer Liability Issues Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation Title VII

Employment Law 101: Holiday Parties

Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: This one is pretty straight forward. It applies to all employers contemplating any type of holiday gathering for its staff. What are the legal issues: Holiday parties...more

12/13/2013 - Discrimination Drunk Driving Employer Liability Issues FLSA Holiday Parties Holidays Religious Discrimination Sex Discrimination Sexual Harassment Wine & Alcohol

Equal Pay Act

Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: Virtually all employers with employees of the opposite sex are subject to the Equal Pay Act (EPA). What is the rule: Employers cannot pay one sex higher wages than the other for...more

9/2/2013 - Compensation & Benefits Discrimination Equal Pay Equal Pay Act Gender-Based Pay Discrimination Wages

Equal Pay Act 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago yesterday John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law....more

7/29/2013 - Discrimination Equal Pay Act Gender-Based Pay Discrimination Paycheck Fairness Act

At-Will Employment

What does “at-will” employment mean: You might be inclined to think that it means that employees serve at the will of the master, or at the master’s pleasure. While this historically makes sense, “at-will” employment is...more

5/10/2013 - At-Will Employment Discrimination Employee Benefits Retaliation Unions Wage and Hour Whistleblowers

Recordkeeping Part I

Who does it apply to: In this edition, it varies according to the requirements of the particular law identified below. I am taking a short two-part break from my regular format to bring you the record keeping requirements...more

2/25/2013 - ADA Age Discrimination Books & Records Discrimination Employee Benefits Employee Polygraph Protection Act Employment Application Equal Pay Act FLSA FMLA GINA Hiring & Firing Job Applicants Payroll Records Recordkeeping Requirements Title VII

Smoking Discrimination

Who does it apply to: All employers who have employees or prospective employees that smoke....more

1/28/2013 - ADA Disability Discrimination HIPAA Smoking Bans

Too Sexy To Work Here: Fired For Being Attractive

Melissa Nelson is “devastated” according to ABC News. She was fired from her job as a dental assistant after 10 years of service because her male employer found her attractive and felt termination necessary to protect his...more

12/31/2012 - Discrimination Hiring & Firing Melissa Nelson Nelson v Knight Sex Discrimination Termination

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