July 25th, 2012

Former Unpaid Intern’s Lawsuit Gets Approval For Class Action Status

By John E. Thompson As we reported earlier, a former Harper’s Bazaar unpaid intern is pursuing a lawsuit against publisher the Hearst Corporation in which she claims (among other things) to have been an “employee” under the federal Fair Labor…

Political Speech in the Workplace: Employers Beware

By D. Albert Brannen With a presidential election on the horizon, everyone seems to have strong opinions about the candidates and issues. Inevitably, these opinions will come up during conversations in the workplace. Not only could such conversations disrupt the…