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EEOC Takes Aggressive Measures to Enforce the ADA

Phelps Dunbar has been advising our clients over the last year to expect an increase in EEOC charges and litigation following the passage of the Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Since the EEOC's final regulation under the Act were published in March of last year, there has been a sharp increase in EEOC charges filed under the ADA.

NLRB Postpones Effective Date for Union-Rights Notice Posters

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has agreed to postpone the effective date of a new rule requiring employers to post notices informing employees of their right to form a union.

Love Hurts: Legal Pitfalls of Work Romance

Birds do it, bees do it,

Even educated fleas do it,

Let’s do it, let’s fall in love

Hospitality Industry Employers Pay for Tip Violations

On September 14, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a $1.8 million jury verdict for 55 waiters at a Chili’s Grill and Bar.  The waiters alleged they were compelled by their employer to participate in an illegal tip pooling arrangement.

NLRB Delays Requiring Employers to Post Rights to Unionize

Franchisees and other employers get a short extension of time before they have to comply with the controversial new rule.

The Employee with the Dragon Tattoo

Small business and franchise owners, here are important employment law tips for handling a new generation of employees.