With all the news about recent Supreme Court decisions, here are a few articles that you might of missed over the last few weeks:
- The Ohio Employer’s Law Blog reports on an interesting 6th Circuit decision that allows a USERRA claim (the statute that guarantees job restoration after military service) to be released in a separation agreement.
- The Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog does a good job recapping the latest guidance on interns here.
- The Compliance Building blog tries to answer the question of whether Facebook and MySpace messages are subject to discovery in lawsuits. Its a messy topic that courts are continuing to struggle with.
- How do you calculate overtime based on commissions? This blog post by the Wage & Hour blog attempts to answer that question in plain English.
- Kris Dunn at the HR Capitalist points out that the World Cup can be a good opportunity for companies in more ways than one.
- The Proactive Employer has a nice little piece about how to use (or not to use) the "DeepNet" for employment purposes. What is the DeepNet? You’ll just have to click over to find out.
- The Wait a Second blog reports on a recent Second Circuit decision in which the court ruled that isolated "sex talk" does not save an otherwise untimely claim of sexual harassment.
- Finally, the Hartford Business Journal reports on the signing of a Connecticut bill that expands telecommuting options for state workers.