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Has IBM Found a Way Around the OWBPA and Should Others Follow?

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

Last week, a story caught my eye and the attention of some of my colleagues.  As reported first by Bloomberg BNA, IBM has stopped providing the comparison information that is typically required in separation agreements for older workers under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act. You may be wondering how that is possible.  Robin Shea,… Continue Reading

Court Reviews What Type of Job Search is Required of Terminated Employee

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Litigation

In the five plus years of this blog, it’s rare to find topics that I haven’t covered, at least minimally. One such topic, though, is the notion of “mitigation of damages”.  It is a concept found in lots of cases, but it has particular importance in employment discrimination cases. An employee who claims he (or she)… Continue Reading

Reminder: Webinar on the Intersection Between Social Media & Employment Law Set for Wednesday

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Social Media

Although we already have record registration for our next webinar (scheduled for Wednesday, August 12th at noon EDT), it’s not too late to register here. At this webinar, I’ll discuss the basics of some of the most popular social media platforms (like Twitter) and the effect and implications that these sites have on your workplace.  … Continue Reading

Quick and “Super” Updates – What I’m Reading in Employment Law This Week

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

Been a long week, the weather in Connecticut is turning icy, and well, there’s just enough time for some short updates today.  Fortunately, the Super Bowl is coming and my New York Giants are still playing (no predictions here on a winner, however.)  And Groundhog day is tomorrow; an article below suggests that it may… Continue Reading