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“Managers Beware: Individual Liability Confirmed Under USERRA” 2-8-16

February 25 2016, 6:07 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/managers-beware-individual-liability-71454/ Bruce’s Summary: The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Right Act of 1994 (USERRA) has been around awhile and is starting to show some teeth. There are some real differences between USERRA and other employment law statues. The proof is that recently a federal district court confirmed that those (including the Personnel Manager) who violate […]

“Alleged Harassers’ Intent Irrelevant to Hostile Environment Determination” 2-1-16

February 21 2016, 11:22 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/alleged-harassers-intent-irrelevant-to-96529/ Bruce’s Summary: Life in the workplace since the 1970’s is supposed to have gotten better and in some instances it has, but it appears that certain bad behavior still occurs and some people – whether employees or management – just don’t get it. The authors show how employer tolerance of inappropriate behavior, regardless of […]

“The Hot, Sweaty, Smelly, Results are In: You can’t Sexually Harass Your Employee Even if She’s a Lawyer and You’re a Guru” 1-28-16

February 09 2016, 4:19 am

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-hot-sweaty-smelly-results-are-in-18140/ Bruce’s Summary: We’ve all heard how power besets power and this case had all the elements of a steamy novel. However, this story is real and the author shows that egocentric power-addiction is not a protected disability that needs to be accommodated, yet. So many times, these stories have a common theme, the person […]