Blogs

Theresa Thompson at Fredrikson & Byron

8ball v. 8ttorney – dress codes

September 16th, 2020
Question: How are employers handling dress codes and dress code policies? 8ball: Let your heart decide. 8ttorney Theresa Thompson at Fredrikson: Ensure that their workplace dress code and dress code policies are neutral, nondiscriminatory and...
8ball v. 8ttorney – dress codes regulate what employees wear to work, restricting forms of expression, black lives matter dress code restrictions, appropriate buttons worn to work, free...
Fiona Ong at Shawe Rosenthal

Tracking telework timekeeping

September 15th, 2020
“[t]he reasonable diligence standard asks what the employer should have known, not what it could have known.” And Fiona Ong takes it from there.
Tracking telework timekeeping tracking hours for telecommuters, process to record hours from home, tracking an paying for telecommuting hours
Robin Shea at Constangy

You can't ask that – workplace edition

September 11th, 2020
The EEOC updated their guidance on what you can and can't ask and/or tell employees concerning COVID-19 and refreshed their Q+As this week. A few of them will be obvious, but most will be helpful to employers....
You can't ask that – workplace edition coronavirus, ada, eeoc, what can i ask employees, what can i not ask employees, confidentiality, reasonable accommodation,
Daniella McGuigan at Ogletree Deakins

Race discrimination complaints don't go away on their own

July 9th, 2020
Following recent events, employers may experience an increase in the number of race discrimination complaints in the workplace. Many organisations in the United Kingdom, in the United States, and globally have made public statements to...
Race discrimination complaints don't go away on their own addressing race discrimination in the workplace, how to handle race discrimination complaints, anonymous race discrimination complaints