Polsinelli Podcast - To Pay or Not to Pay? The Rules for Summer Interns in 2014
Unpaid Internships: Are They Legal?
Disability Accommodation Through Telecommuting More Reasonable In Modern Workplace -
In EEOC v. Ford Motor Company, the federal Sixth Circuit appellate court (covering Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee) recently...more
In This Issue:
- Disability Policies and Forms May Violate ADA, EEOC Says
- Court Draws the Line Between Attendance and Physical Presence
- Using Medical Condition in Hiring Has ADA Implications, EEOC Says
Every summer, eager students beat down company doors, offering to do whatever is needed—for free—so they can include experience and a reference on their resume. But, a recent slew of lawsuits by unpaid interns has caused...more
Happy New Year from your friends and advisors in Bernstein Shur’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Usually, the new year comes with reviews of the past. At Bernstein Shur, we look forward to the future with a firm...more
Excerpt from Supreme Court Sides With Employers in Title VII Suits -
Capping off a term of big decisions with employer-friendly results, the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on two major employment issues in a pair of...more
In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court May Hear Case of Union Picketers on Private Property
- Republicans Prepare for Fight Over Immigration Legislation
- E-Verify System Could be Harming Some Legal Workers
EEOC Releases Letter Addressing Wellness Programs and Reasonable Accommodation Obligations - In a letter issued recently by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), Peggy Mastroianni, the agency's Legal Counsel,...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
When must an intern be paid: All “employees” of a business must be paid at least minimum wage unless they are a...more
'Tis the season of football games, holiday parties and family gatherings. Whether you are huddled around the TV or a fireplace, you just might find yourself stuck in a conversation or two with family members or friends who...more
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