Back in January 2020, I was one of the first legal bloggers to highlight the risks of a new coronavirus and asking the question: What if it spreads. Over the next several weeks, I started to raise the alarm — so much so that my friend Kate called me out for being a “doomsday lawyer”.
You Don’t Want To Be THAT Person on Someone Else’s Holiday
Today marks Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and one of the holiest days of the Jewish year.
But it’s a day of business to many.
What should employers be doing for employees, though, that are celebrating the day?
There are actually a few different ways to answer the question.
The first answer, looking just…
The Year of Religion and the Workplace
The law works in mysterious ways. (Cue the U2 song.)
Some years seem to get dominated by a particular type of issue, even though the law has been around for years.
This year, it seems as though issues of religion and the workplace are taking center stage.
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard…
Passover & Easter: A Time to Reflect on Religious Discrimination Issues
With Passover and Easter coming up this week, it seems timely to revisit the laws regarding religious discrimination and accommodation.
Fortunately for you (and me), the Employment & Labor Insider just posted a terrific piece on the subject. Among the issues that the post flagsis the common situation of an employer who tries to…