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Serious insight for serious situations.

Serious insight for serious situations.

Employment law: April Fools’ Day edition (believe it or not!)

April 1st has for hundreds of years marked “April Fools’ Day”- the unofficial “holiday” on which the jesters and pranksters among us test their wit and creativity in staging practical jokes and hoaxes, large and small. Many of us have fond memories of youthful hijinks, and tricks played on us (and by us) in our

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The essential human rights primer for workplace investigators

Since joining Rubin Thomlinson, I have had the opportunity to deliver workplace investigation training to hundreds of human resources professionals who are challenged in their workplaces to respond to issues of discrimination and harassment. During that time, I’ve noticed an increasing recognition of the duty to investigate these matters, and in some cases, I’ve seen

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Be it resolved…

The passing of December 31 causes many of us to consider resolutions for the New Year. What will we do differently? How will we behave better? What will change? As employment lawyers, if we could suggest our top 5 resolutions for employers and employees for 2010, they would be: 1. Prepare written employment contracts for

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