Posted on August 16, 2017

Toyota to showcase autonomous mettle at 2020 Games

ABASHIRI, Japan — Eager to dispel any notion that it's behind in the race to self-driving cars, Toyota Motor Corp. intends to dazzle viewers of the 2020 Summer Olympics in......

Posted on August 16, 2017

Six Crenshaw, Ware & Martin PLC Attorneys Named to 2018 Best Lawyers® in America

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin PLC is pleased to announce that six of its lawyers have been named to the 24th Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Delphine G. Carnes - Project......

Posted on August 9, 2017

Does Time on Mobile Device Support a Claim for Unpaid Overtime?

The Situation: You have employees who are doing work after hours on their mobile devices. Although you have a procedure for submission of any overtime worked, these employees do not report......

Posted on August 8, 2017

New policy: Military bases can shoot down trespassing drones

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has signed off on a new policy that will allow military bases to shoot down private or commercial drones that are deemed a threat, Pentagon spokesman Navy......

Posted on August 2, 2017

“Caring Supervisor” or Sexual Harassment?

The Situation: A supervisor has a history of making some inappropriate statements to a female employee under his direction, including commenting on her physical appearance.  When the female employee ends up......

Posted on July 19, 2017

Is a Claim that an Applicant is Overqualified a Defense to an ADEA Claim?

The Situation: You are trying to fill an unskilled laborer position. One applicant for the position is a former employee with decades of experience in a position that involves more skill......

Posted on July 12, 2017

Applying the Administrative Exemption under the FLSA

The Situation: One of the requirements of the administrative exemption of the FLSA is that an employee must have as his or her primary duty “office or non-manual work related to......

Posted on July 5, 2017

What if You Don’t Agree with a Religious Objection?

The Situation: You decide to implement a new time tracking system which involves the use of biometric hand scanners by employees to scan their right hands to clock in or out......

Posted on June 28, 2017

Is it Retaliation to Fire A Supervisor For a Fabricated Sexual Harassment Report?

The Situation: One of your supervisors reports that another employee has been sexually harassing several women working under him. Your HR director interviews each of these women and none back up......

Posted on June 21, 2017

My Employee Badmouthed me on Glassdoor—Can I Fire Him?

The Situation: One of your employees says some negative things about your company on You end up firing him shortly after his bad comments.  Does this give him a basis......

Posted on June 14, 2017

What Can you Ask about an Employee’s Medications?

The Situation: One of your supervisors finds out that an employee is under psychiatric care and asks him about the medication that he takes for his condition. The supervisor then tells......

Posted on June 8, 2017

Target Settles 2013 Hacked Customer Data Breach For $18.5 Million

NBC News | BUSINESS MAY 24 2017, 10:49 AM ET Target agreed to pay $18.5 million to settle claims by 47 states and resolve a multi-state investigation into a massive data breach in late 2013. Target places the total cost of the data breach at $202 million. > Click to read article  

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