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  • Upcoming Cases in the United States Supreme Court's 2010 Term

    ... applicant's mental and emotional history, sexual history, and financial stability). The scientists ...Title VII prohibits workplace harassment and discrimination based on several factors ... Intellectual Property. Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega (Docket No. 08-1423). ...

  • Stevens v. Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc., 082913 FED6, 12-5243

    ... engaged in a consensual romantic and sexual relationship for several years. Shortly after the ... defendants, bringing claims of sexual harassment under Title VII and Kentucky's ... Cf. Betts v. Costco Wholesale Corp. , 558 F.3d 461, 469 (6th Cir. ...

  • Investigators Beware: NLRB Case Reminds Employers Not To Require Confidentiality

    The headlines seem to be filled with stories of workplace harassment. Employers are feeling pressure to respond quickly and appropriately to complaints of harassment. How that is done is important as the investigation can cause a myriad of unanticipated legal problems.

    ... to be filled with stories of workplace harassment.  Employers are feeling pressure to respond ... A Costco employee was accused of making “racially ... involves a sensitive topic such as sexual harassment or assault, employers need to evaluate ...

  • The injustice of appearance.

    ..., race, ethnicity, gender, disability, and sexual orientation 3. Self-expression: personal liberty ...The parallel of sex harassment 5. The contributions of law III. LEGAL FRAMEWORKS ...Costco was entitled to ban facial piercings consistent ...

  • Handshakes, children’s poems, and the loss of responsibility

    Handshakes could be BANNED under new workplace rules to avoid expensive sexual harassment claims So reads a headline in The Sun. No one is actually considering banning handshakes. Instead, it’s a cautionary “what if” from an “employment expert,” saying what could happen if employers take sexual harassment precautions to far. I thought of that story as...

    ... new workplace rules to avoid expensive sexual harassment claims So reads a headline in The ... book of children’s poems banned from Costco because a “concerned mom” did not like the ...

  • Investigators Beware: NLRB Case Reminds Employers Not To Require Confidentiality

    The headlines seem to be filled with stories of workplace harassment.  Employers are feeling pressure to respond quickly and appropriately to complaints of harassment.  How that is done is important as the investigation can cause a myriad of unanticipated legal problems.  A new decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reminds us that the...

    ... to be filled with stories of workplace harassment.  Employers are feeling pressure to respond ...A Costco employee was accused of making “racially ... involves a sensitive topic such as sexual harassment or assault, employers need to evaluate ...

  • Managing Workplace Harassment: 2017 Trends and What Employers Should Know

    As employers look ahead and plan for the rest of 2017, one of the most significant challenges they’ll have to address is workplace harassment. There are multiple factors driving rapid changes in the workplace, creating new questions about what is and is not appropriate behavior. Changes in technology and always-on connectivity have altered what people feel can be best left...

  • 765 F.3d 480 (5th Cir. 2014), 13-20610, Davis v. Fort Bend County

    ... that Cook subjected her to constant sexual harassment and assaults soon after her employment ... Cloutier v. Costco Wholesale Corp ., 390 F.3d 126, 130-32 (1st Cir. ...

  • Wholesale Harassment

    A customer at a members-only wholesale club frightened an employee with his constant attention. He asked personal questions, repeatedly asked her out and offered his phone number, touched her face while he asked about darkness under her eyes, tried to hug her twice, and filmed her with his cell phone.

    ... had been true.  In fact, the employee won at trial on a claim for sexual harassment. The same standard – severe or pervasive, hostile conduct ... The case is EEOC v. Costco Wholesale Corp., Nos. 17-2432 & 17-2454 (7th Cir. Sept. 10, 2018). Joe ...

  • Schiano v. Quality Payroll Sys., Inc., 060206 FED2, 05-4115e

    ... all the circumstances, that "the harassment is of such quality or quantity that a reasonable ... her case as based both on quid pro quo sexual harassment and a sex-based hostile work ...Costco Wholesale Corp., 364 F.3d 54, 57 (2d Cir. 2004) ...

  • 698 F.3d 715 (9th Cir. 2012), 10-35551, Emeldi v. University of Oregon

    ...Costco Wholesale Corp., 471 F.3d 975, 976 (9th ... did not discuss any issues related to sexual harassment or discrimination. Nor was there any ...

  • Transcendent leadership.

    Recently I watched a video profile of Costco CEO Jim Sinegal. The story stuck a cord with me, ..."Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment" teaches the importance of harassment ...

  • Definition of “concerted activity” continues to be construed broadly by the NLRB.

    Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a number of decisions restricting the ways in which employers can limit employee electronic communications, even when those communications may damage the company or another employee’s reputation.  For many employers, those decisions have caused serious consternation, as companies now focus on what can and cannot be...

    ..., violated Section 8 of the NLRA.  Costco Wholesale Corp., 358 N.L.R.B. No. 106, September ... egregious conduct, such as sabotage or sexual harassment, the NLRB may have found the policy ...

  • Definition Of “Concerted Activity” Continues To Be Construed Broadly By The NLRB

    Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a number of decisions restricting the ways in which employers can limit employee electronic communications, even when those communications may damage the company or another employee’s reputation. For many employers, those decisions have caused serious consternation, as companies now focus on what can and cannot be included in...

    ..., violated Section 8 of the NLRA.  Costco Wholesale Corp., 358 N.L.R.B. No. 106, September ... egregious conduct, such as sabotage or sexual harassment, the NLRB may have found the policy ...

  • UNITED STATES v. RASHKOVSKI 0150374

    .... . to engage in prostitution, or in any sexual activity for which any person can be charged with ...COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION v. MARSAN     ... was subjected to minor incidents of harassment.  .      After ...

  • Mengelkamp v. Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority, 110613 FED6, 12-4468

    ... time Appellee had ever handled such a sexual harassment complaint. R.31-1 at30. Appellee ...Costco Wholesale Corp., 558 F.3d 461, 467 (6th Cir. ...

  • Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: January 2017

    During the Navigator’s holiday break, many commentators wrote about what the new year is likely to bring for employers and employees. The Washington Post identified social policy, technology and diversity as the three issues employers should be considering in 2017. SHRM predicted federal deregulation and increased state regulation in the employment law arena, particularly involving these seven...

    ... brought by the EEOC on behalf of a former Costco employee who alleged she was harassed and stalked ... an employer subjected a male employee to sexual harassment because of his sexual orientation. ...

  • Inequality and solidarity: why a resurgent labor movement is closer than you think.

    ... in New Haven, Connecticut, who tolerated sexual harassment from a lecherous manager because she ...Costco workers, for instance, earn an average of $17.92 ...

  • Fenwick Employment Brief - October 2012

    In This Issue: - Important California Legislative Developments - NLRB Upholds Facebook Firing, But Strikes Down "Courtesy," Social Media, And Other Workplace Policies - Policy-Based Gender Bias Class Claims Live On - NEWS BITES - CA Supreme Court Grants Review Of Iskanian Arbitration

    ...'s To Pay $2.3 Million To Settle "Sext" Harassment, Retaliation Claims. ZipRealty Settles Wage ... . In Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Board issued its first ... into a consent decree to settle claims of sexual harassment and retaliation. The EEOC alleged that ...

  • Dynamic Year Expected in Labor and Employment Law

    President Obama's re-election, a newly active NLRB, and important decisions pending before the Supreme Court promise to make 2013 an interesting year in labor and employment law – domestically and internationally. Here is a summary of key issues we will see in the new year.

    ... Hostile Environment Harassment. One case before the Supreme Court, Vance v. ... for a hostile environment, including sexual harassment. . Under established precedent, an ...In Costco Wholesale Corp.,11 the NLRB found that  the ...

  • Rediscovering Subjectivity in Contracts: Adhesion and Unconscionability

    Illustration One. I. A Brief Overview of Objectivity and Subjectivity . Illustration Two. Illustration Three. II. The Need for Subjectivity to Limit Objectivity in Formation . Illustration Four. III. Adhesion: a Sign that Objectivity has not Fully Digested the Subjectivity Meal . Illustration Five. Illustration Six. IV. Unconscionability as a Possible Emetic After the Overindulgence . V....

    ... that she received numerous, uninvited sexual advances from fellow employees and supervisors ... retailers, including Target, Wal-Mart, Costco, J.C. Penney, K-Mart, Sears Roebuck & Co., and ... Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex harassment and discrimination is unlawful under the FEHA. ...

  • Trujillo v. Henniges Automotive Sealing Systems North America, Inc., 082012 FED6, 11-1148

    ... issue is not whether each incident of harassment standing alone is sufficient to sustain the cause ...Costco Wholesale Corp., 558 F.3d 461, 468-69 (6th Cir. ... person would believe they would constitute sexual harassment, particularly in light of the fact ...

  • Trujillo v. Henniges Automotive Sealing Systems North America, Inc., 101712 FED6, 11-1148

    ... issue is not whether each incident of harassment standing alone is sufficient to sustain the cause ...Costco Wholesale Corp., 558 F.3d 461, 468-69 (6th Cir. ... person would believe they would constitute sexual harassment, particularly in light of the fact ...

  • WIRTW #523 (the “radio radio” edition)

    Earlier this week, I guested on AirTalk®, 89.3 KPCC in Los Angeles. I discussed the rights of employers to access information on employees’ personal devices. It’s an interesting and timely topic, in light of a lawsuit recently filed by an ex-managing director of an investment firm, accusing his former employer of hacking into his home...

    ... Lucas Reddit Man Asks How To Get Out Of A Sexual Harassment Investigation ‘With No Blood On My ...Costco Warehouse Corp., No. 17-2432 (7th Cir. Sept. 10, ...

  • Healthcare Update - November 2012, No. 4

    In This Issue: - NLRB Continues To Set Sights On Healthcare Employers By Jim Kurek (Cleveland): The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has continued its aggressive attack on employers in the healthcare industry and nonunion employers generally. With a membership majority that is widely recognized as being pro-union, the NLRB has used a variety of...