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 Trifecta: ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation

A look into ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation from both the HR and Risk Management side. How do they work together? Listen as Kevin and Senior Risk Manager of Patterson Companies, Maggie Hobbs discuss...


Interviewing Tips and Tricks


Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Unlawful? Supreme Court to Decide!

Listen to HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Stephanie Rojo discuss sexual orientation discrimination and transgender discrimination issues and the exciting cases before the Supreme Court.  Will SCOTUS find that federal law protects employees and...


Paid Sick and Safe Leave

When you think of Texas do you think of mandatory paid time off laws? How would Paid Sick and Safe Leave affect your HR policies? Join Kevin and Erin McNamara as they discuss this...


Fifth Circuit Decision Secured In Civil Rights Case

Dallas partner John Ross, obtained a favorable decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of his clients, El Paso Hospital District and two of its nurses, on civil rights, constitutional, and...


ADA Accommodations that Come with Fur and a Tail

Boa constrictors in the workplace?  Do we have to accommodate all employee pets?  Join HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Laura Alaniz for a fun and informative discussion on pets in the workplace.   


Flextime in the Workplace

Is flextime right for your office? How do you keep confidential information confidential when employees are working off site? Listen as Kevin Mosher talks to Bill Kelly, HR Director of Vinco, Inc., about piloting...