Dealing with Rally-Attending Employees
By Janay Stevens
Free-speech issues in the workplace are top of mind for both employers and employees in the aftermath of Charlottesville. The First and Fourteenth Amendments offer little protection for individuals who engage in hate speech and are fired by a private employer, says one legal expert, but employers must also consider whether the National Labor Relations Act offers any protection to employees.
A Legislative Victory for Employers
By Jack Robinson
A coalition of business groups can savor -- for now -- the demise of a proposal in Congress to cap long-established health-insurance tax exemptions worth billions of dollars annually to employers and employees.
Google's Firing Line
By Carol Patton
Experts weigh in on whether the tech giant made the right choice in firing the engineer who wrote what many considered to be an anti-diversity internal memo.
Challenging the Transgender Ban
By Anjali Patel
The Trump administration's recent rollback of Obama-era sexual orientation and transgender policies has led to litigation claiming violations of due process and equal protection rights.
In the Concealed-Carry Crosshairs
By Julie Cook Ramirez
As it has become easier for Americans to carry concealed weapons in public, employers must walk a fine line between protecting the workplace and respecting workers' Second Amendment rights.
NLRB Swings Right
By Tom Starner
The National Labor Relations Board, soon to be under GOP control, should deliver a measure of certainty and finality, according to pro-employer groups. But it won't happen overnight.