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18 Oct 2013, 4:49 am by Jon Hyman
Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Fortune on the EEOC’s legal war against employers — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Is Being Dead a Disability? [read post]
18 Oct 2013, 4:49 am by Jon Hyman
Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Fortune on the EEOC’s legal war against employers — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Is Being Dead a Disability? [read post]
11 Oct 2013, 4:53 am by Jon Hyman
Your Kids Are Taking Over Your Work Phone — from Workplace Diva Employment Law IQ: Hiring Decisions Based on Social Media Postings — from Southwest Florida HR Law & SolutionsHR & Employee Relations Employer knew of Navy Yard shooter’s mental instability — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Indemnification Clauses: Think about it now or regret it later — from Ohio Real Estate Blog Making Terminations a Little Less Difficult — from… [read post]
11 Oct 2013, 4:53 am by Jon Hyman
Your Kids Are Taking Over Your Work Phone — from Workplace Diva Employment Law IQ: Hiring Decisions Based on Social Media Postings — from Southwest Florida HR Law & SolutionsHR & Employee Relations Employer knew of Navy Yard shooter’s mental instability — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Indemnification Clauses: Think about it now or regret it later — from Ohio Real Estate Blog Making Terminations a Little Less Difficult — from… [read post]
11 Oct 2013, 3:12 am by Walter Olson
Walter Olson, a legal expert at the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington, attributes the decline of mass lawsuits to a predictable—and welcome—backlash against “a wild carnival” of frivolous damage claims and outrageous conduct by plaintiffs’ lawyers. [read post]
3 Oct 2013, 4:24 pm by Eugene Volokh
Thanks to Walter Olson (Overlawyered) for the pointer. [read post]
3 Oct 2013, 1:59 am by Jon Gelman
Unlike federal figures, the study's poverty estimates include:Government benefits; Housing prices; Health care costs; and Other expenditures (Olson, Riverside Press-Enterprise, 9/30). [read post]
30 Sep 2013, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
Julian Hattem at The Hill has more details, and quotes me: “They have the power to be intrusive and expensive to contractors that they believe are not playing ball on this,” said Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. [read post]
6 Sep 2013, 4:47 am by Jon Hyman
Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination No Ifs, Ands, or Buts: “But For” Standard Requires New Trial, Court Rules — from Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Boston Globe tackles attractiveness discrimination — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Big Red and Fried Chicken: Dallas Law Firm Sued for Discrimination — from Texas Employer Handbook Employers beware: You are liable for discrimination on the part… [read post]
6 Sep 2013, 4:47 am by Jon Hyman
Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination No Ifs, Ands, or Buts: “But For” Standard Requires New Trial, Court Rules — from Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Boston Globe tackles attractiveness discrimination — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Big Red and Fried Chicken: Dallas Law Firm Sued for Discrimination — from Texas Employer Handbook Employers beware: You are liable for discrimination on the part… [read post]
4 Sep 2013, 2:02 pm by Joe Patrice
[The Daily Beast] * Walter Olson of Overlawyered is going on the road. [read post]
27 Aug 2013, 6:45 am by Walter Olson
I’m quoted in this report today in the Washington Times by Annie Yu: “It’s often not realized that much of the civil rights movement in the 20th century was a movement for economic liberty against economic restrictions,” said Walter Olson, senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. [read post]
16 Aug 2013, 5:06 am by Jon Hyman
Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination “Race-based claims thrown out in Paula Deen lawsuit” — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered How The EEOC’S Scrutiny Of Background Check Practices Has Employers Between A Rock & A Hard Place — from Employment Essentials Interactive Process is Two-Way Street — from Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog The EEOC Is Now Officially An Employee Side Employment Law… [read post]
16 Aug 2013, 5:06 am by Jon Hyman
Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination “Race-based claims thrown out in Paula Deen lawsuit” — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered How The EEOC’S Scrutiny Of Background Check Practices Has Employers Between A Rock & A Hard Place — from Employment Essentials Interactive Process is Two-Way Street — from Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog The EEOC Is Now Officially An Employee Side Employment Law… [read post]
13 Aug 2013, 7:00 am
Here we go: Walter Olson at Overlawyered provides a Maryland law roundup. [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 10:37 am by Ron Coleman
  Walter Olson rounds it up: Ralph Lauren lawyers: don’t you dare reproduce our skinny-model photo in the course of criticizing our use of skinny models [BoingBoing] Ralph Lauren Model With photoshop, evidently, quite a bit! [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 10:37 am by Ron Coleman
  Walter Olson rounds it up: Ralph Lauren lawyers: don’t you dare reproduce our skinny-model photo in the course of criticizing our use of skinny models [BoingBoing] Ralph Lauren Model With photoshop, evidently, quite a bit! [read post]
2 Aug 2013, 4:51 am by Jon Hyman
— from Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives™ In Its Most Surprising About-Face To Date, DOL Abandons Administrator's Interpretation and Sides With Employer — from The Wage and Hour Litigation BlogLabor Relations The NLRB Is Back — from Workplace Prof Blog A whopper about fast-food wages — from Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Fast Food Strikes Catch Fire — from Workplace Fairness Your Social Media Policy Can't Be Too Restrictive,… [read post]