Archive for May, 2014

14May, 14

Federal and state employment discrimination laws do not require employers to be fair and reasonable in determining when to fire an employee; they require that the employer not discriminate against the employees based upon a protected class. This point was illustrated in the First Circuit Court of Appeals April 29, 2014 decision of Robert Adamson ... more

8May, 14

A recent Federal Court decision emphasizes the importance of providing for the payment of expenses by some means to employees or independent contractors whom may later be determined by a court or governmental agency to legally be employees. In the March 19 decision of Robert Gennell, Jr. v. FedEx Corp., the New Hampshire federal trial ... more