Beware. Routine criticisms of job performance when directed to employees engaged in a caring profession, may subject you to retaliation and whistleblower claims. So you hire an employee, call her a brick layer. She is a horrible brick layer. You get in constant arguments with her concerning the quality of her brick laying. You say… Continue Reading
Unless you have been living under a rock the last few months, you have undoubtedly heard about the incident that took place between Ray Rice and his fiancée in an Atlantic City elevator, as well as Rice’s subsequent suspension by the NFL. Now, it is worth noting that the NFL is not your average employer…. Continue Reading
By: Lizbeth V. West, Esq. On June 10, 2013, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a new city ordinance called the “Job Assistance Bill.” The new ordinance applies to employers of all sizes, including temporary and staffing agencies.
By: Chelcey E. Lieber Let’s say an employee was “completely incapacitated” and needs to take leave due to a back injury. The employee is granted leave, but then terminated while on leave. This sets the perfect stage for a successful interference and retaliation claim, right? The Court in Jaszczyszyn v. Advantage Health Physician Network disagreed… Continue Reading