Enacted in 1967, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) was, in part, an outgrowth of the civil rights movement. Congress had been informed that age discrimination occurred not because of any dislike or animus towards older workers, as is the case with other ...Read More
Residents and football fans in Minnesota may be surprised to hear that the federal Redskins ban may not be as groundbreaking as some people initially made it out to be. On June 18, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board effectively voided six federal trademark ...Read More
The Wisconsin Legislature recently passed 2013 Wisconsin Act 208, which adds certain restrictions on the ability of employers, educational institutions, and landlords from requiring or obtaining access to social media and other personal accounts of their employees, prospective employees, students, and tenants.
Under the terms ...Read More
It's a common refrain: there is no liability for bullying in the workplace - but there might be soon! Awareness and discussion of bullying, and all of the stresses and issues that come with that behavior for both the bullied and those around them, ...Read More