WAL-MART DECISION RAISES THE BAR ON CLASS ACTIONS

Before concluding the October 2010 Term, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in the largest employment law class action in U.S. History, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, et al.. The decision created a stir because it reversed the lower courts’...

SMOKING MAY CA– USE UNEMPLOYMENT

A reporter interviewed me on the radio a couple of weeks ago, about a health care employer’s decision to refuse to hire smokers for its Arizona facilities. The reporter was incredulous that an employer could decide not to hire an applicant based on conduct away...
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