HK Partner John Baum addresses the subject of telecommuting policies in an article in the Daily Journal. You can see the article here.

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HK Partner John Baum addresses how employers can learn from the world of professional sports as it pertains to employment law on Human Resource Executive Online. The article can be found here.

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Number 38:  The Supreme Court Defines “Supervisor” for Employer Liability In hostile environment harassment cases under Title VII, an employer’s liability for the conduct of its employees depends on whether a supervisor or an individual contributor commits the wrongful acts.  If a supervisor engages in the wrongful conduct, then in most cases the employer is…

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Category: EEO, Sexual Harassment,

Number 4:  In 1991, Congress Broadens the Law By the late 1980’s, the legal battles concerning employment discrimination had become increasingly mature and several cases had been decided by the United States Supreme Court favorable to employers.  In the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Congress overruled several of those decisions and further expanded discrimination laws…

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Category: EEO,

Number 2: In 1972, The Law Expands and the EEOC Enters Litigation as a Party Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 obviously broke new ground but advocates of the law recognized the immediate need to expand its scope and authority.  After three unsuccessful attempts and eight years, Congress passed the Equal Employment…

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Category: EEO,