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17 Nov 2017, 4:28 am by Jon Hyman
 — via PM Jobs Outside law firm defending company in FMLA claim gets sued for FMLA interference — via Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook Blog Labor The battle to overturn the NLRB’s joint employer rule — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered House of Representatives Passes Legislation Limiting Joint-Employer Liability and Reversing Browning-Ferris — via Ohio HR Law What the NLRB’s New Anti-Union GC Means… [read post]
13 Nov 2017, 8:25 am by Rick Hasen
Interesting: LEAD ESSAY Why Libertarians – and Others – Should Care About Gerrymandering by Walter OlsonNovember 6, 2017 Walter Olson describes why gerrymandering is a serious problem in our political system: Gerrymandering entrenches the incumbents. [read post]
10 Nov 2017, 4:51 am by Jon Hyman
 — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog There Are No Accidental Monsters: Or How Not to Worry About Sexual Harassment at Work — via Above the Law The Time We Waste on Sexual Harassment — via Employment & Human Rights Law In Canada Weinstein’s investigations — and settlements — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Sexual Harassment: A Few Words of Advice in the Wake of Weinstein,… [read post]
5 Nov 2017, 8:59 am by Walter Olson
As a result, says Walter Olson of the Cato Institute, consumers are in general surprisingly satisfied with the arbitration experience, because it provides the kind of justice we imagine courts will: You sit down and tell your story in your own words. [read post]
20 Oct 2017, 4:30 am by Jon Hyman
 — via Workplace Fairness Hiring Discrimination Isn’t Getting Better — via Next Blog Mark of the Beast: $666 Raise Sparks Lawsuit — via Workology Technology McDonald’s opting for “Snaplications” to attract young job applicants — via HR Dive Legal Concerns With Iris Scanning and Biometric Tech — via Technologist Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of… [read post]
13 Oct 2017, 3:51 am by Jon Hyman
 — via Intown Employer Make sure employees know what to do if ICE raids your workplace — via HR Hero Line Labor Ohio: Get Ready for a Union Onslaught — via Matt Austin Labor Law Local union throws flag on Dallas Cowboys’ owner’s threat to bench players who disrespect the U.S. flag — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Waivers of class actions against employers — via Walter… [read post]
15 Sep 2017, 4:17 am by Edith Roberts
” Briefly: At the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Walter Olson salutes Edith Windsor, “a heroine of property rights as well as constitutional protection for gay persons,” the plaintiff in the successful challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act who died this week at the age of 88. [read post]
15 Sep 2017, 4:14 am by Jon Hyman
 — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Liability for abetting workplace bias — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered I keep finding my coworker in a compromising position … with himself — via Ask a Manager Unbelievable – Health Care Providers Sued For Disability Discrimination — via Above the Law HR & Employee RelationsSecond-guessing the advice columns: Bad HR practices… [read post]
12 Sep 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Debra Saunders quotes me in her new column on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s new decision to reconsider the Dear Colleague and Blueprint policies of the Obama years: [Las Vegas Review-Journal/syndicated]: Their decision [four Harvard law professors’] to release this memo, said Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the Libertarian-leaning Cato Institute, sends the message that if you want to defend the policy, “you’re not going to have to argue with… [read post]
8 Sep 2017, 7:19 pm by Walter Olson
" /9 — Walter Olson (@walterolson) September 8, 2017 OCR put 100s of colleges on investigation list, and its field agents were seen as bent on scoring penalties, not neutral fact-finders /10 — Walter Olson (@walterolson) September 8, 2017 "Increasingly the momentum of their own bureaucracies" as well as feds, activists, fear of criticism push schools into extreme positions /12 — Walter Olson (@walterolson)… [read post]
18 Aug 2017, 3:56 am by Jon Hyman
 — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog EEOC: “gentleman’s club” broke law by refusing to hire male barkeep — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Facebook shuts down anonymous in-house forum over harassment — via The Verge That maximum leave policy you have is now no good — via Mike Haberman’s Omega HR Solutions Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require? [read post]
11 Aug 2017, 5:13 am by Jon Hyman
Hey look, it’s me, in Crain’s Cleveland Business, discussing the employee handbooks: Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Employer Beware: When “good” isn’t good enough (disability bias) — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider Legal incentives and… [read post]
10 Aug 2017, 4:06 am by SHG
In reaction to the hysteria following the Google Memo by James Damore, Walter Olson was one of the few who understood it as the normal, and inevitable, outcome of a regulatory mechanism that’s been in place for generations. [read post]
9 Aug 2017, 4:36 am by SHG
” As Walter Olson explained, there is a regulatory regime that compels companies to take a defensive posture when exposed to claims of a hostile work environment. [read post]
27 Jul 2017, 7:09 am
In 1997, Walter Olson wrote an outstanding book on the subject, The Excuse Factory: How Employment Law is Paralyzing the American Workplace. [read post]
24 Jul 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson — Walter Olson (@walterolson) July 24, 2017 Which in turn played off Jonathan Adler’s: Create a highly profitable cartel that funds state projects & is protected by federal regulations? [read post]
20 Jul 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” — Walter Olson, senior fellow at the Cato Institute and author of The Litigation Explosion Other blurbs are by Deborah Rhode, Philip K. [read post]
1 Jul 2017, 7:26 am by Walter Olson
To get more Overlawyered in your social media diet, like us on Facebook here (and don’t forget to like the Cato Institute and the page for our editor Walter Olson) and follow us on Twitter (ditto and ditto). [read post]
27 Jun 2017, 4:22 am by Edith Roberts
Commentary comes from Walter Olson at the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Ruthann Robson at the Constitutional Law Prof Blog, Rick Hills at PrawfsBlawg, Another new case for next term involves the whistleblower provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law. [read post]
23 Jun 2017, 4:13 am by Jon Hyman
 — via TalentCulture “Lawsuit Claims Bank Is Responsible for Employee Sending Naked Photo on LinkedIn” — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Social Media – Truth Serum in an Age of Alternative Facts? [read post]