Labor & Employment News: Volume 2012, Issue 1

May 1, 2012 Labor & Employment News
  • NLRA Employee Rights Notice-New Posting Requirement
  • Texas Supreme Court Expands Scope of Arbitration Review
  • EEOC Issues its Interpretation of “Reasonable Factors Other Than Age” Under the ADEA
  • Quick Tip for Reductions in Force
  • EEOC Suggests High School Diploma Requirement May Violate the ADA
  • Social Media: The New Water Cooler for Protected Concerted Activity
  • “New” Medicare Reporting Requirements
  • Social Media War: Is Requiring Social Media Information Illegal?

Firm Highlights


The Importance of Strategic Transitions

Transitions versus change, what’s the destination and why is this important for a business?  Kevin talks with Gwen Gierke from Gierke Jungbauer on how they help to manage transitions. Transition happens in three stages: the ending, the neutral zone, and...


Thompson Coe Saves Client $100Ks in Damages After 3-Day Trial


U.S. Supreme Court Settles Issue of Title VII Protections for LGBTQ+ Employees

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Supreme Court Reaffirms and Clarifies Ministerial Exception to Employment Discrimination Laws Under First Amendment’s Religion Clause


The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 1

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Thompson Coe Welcomes Partners Kenya Bodden and Patrick Kelly



Individual Coverage HRA. What is it? What are the benefits and drawbacks? What companies are a good fit for ICHRAs versus group health plans? Kevin talks with Matt Hollister, President and CEO of Business...


COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates


The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...


The Tale of OCS and the Coronavirus

How has Opportunity Community Services survived during this pandemic and Phase 1? Rose Kukwa of Opportunity Community Services and Dennis Van Norman with Van Norman & Associates share their experience.  Rose and her team...