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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]
24 Jul 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
https://t.co/t9OQ2zupwm — 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]
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]
21 Jun 2017, 4:26 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Walter Olson observes that “the five-member majority to stay the Wisconsin order … suggests that at this point it is the conservative side’s case to lose. [read post]
20 Jun 2017, 4:29 am by Edith Roberts
Yesterday the Supreme Court agreed to hear a high-profile partisan-gerrymandering case from Wisconsin, Gill v. [read post]
9 Jun 2017, 5:14 pm by Adrian Vermeule
Olson remains on the books, not formally overruled. [read post]
24 May 2017, 4:35 am by Edith Roberts
At the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Walter Olson observes that the decision “is likely to stand as a landmark win for defendants in patent litigation – and, on a practical level, for fairer ground rules in procedure. [read post]
23 May 2017, 3:15 am by Edith Roberts
At PatentlyO, Dennis Crouch discusses the ruling, as does Walter Olson at the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog. [read post]
19 May 2017, 4:21 am by Jon Hyman
 — Suits by Suits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation -- The Wave Grows — Trade Secret / Noncompete Blog Using science to make humans more moral might just make us racist instead — Boy Genius Report Technology Microsoft’s New Tool That Tells the Boss Everything — TLNT How to spear-phish a hospitality business — Walter Olson's Overlawyered ABA Issues Ethics Opinion on Protection… [read post]
19 May 2017, 4:21 am by Jon Hyman
 — Suits by Suits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation -- The Wave Grows — Trade Secret / Noncompete Blog Using science to make humans more moral might just make us racist instead — Boy Genius Report Technology Microsoft’s New Tool That Tells the Boss Everything — TLNT How to spear-phish a hospitality business — Walter Olson's Overlawyered ABA Issues Ethics Opinion on Protection… [read post]
5 May 2017, 4:35 am by Jon Hyman
 — via William Goren’s Understanding the ADA Employers Must Accommodate Time Off For Religious Observances — via FisherBroyles Religion and LGBT Discrimination — Who is Protected Under Title VII — via Jason Shinn’s Michigan Employment Law Advisor Technology Help, I Am Stranded in a Remote Country With a Nigerian Prince Who Will Give You Millions — via The Employment Brief 95% of Employers Report Employees… [read post]
5 May 2017, 4:35 am by Jon Hyman
 — via William Goren’s Understanding the ADA Employers Must Accommodate Time Off For Religious Observances — via FisherBroyles Religion and LGBT Discrimination — Who is Protected Under Title VII — via Jason Shinn’s Michigan Employment Law Advisor Technology Help, I Am Stranded in a Remote Country With a Nigerian Prince Who Will Give You Millions — via The Employment Brief 95% of Employers Report Employees… [read post]
5 May 2017, 4:35 am by Jon Hyman
 — via William Goren’s Understanding the ADA Employers Must Accommodate Time Off For Religious Observances — via FisherBroyles Religion and LGBT Discrimination — Who is Protected Under Title VII — via Jason Shinn’s Michigan Employment Law Advisor Technology Help, I Am Stranded in a Remote Country With a Nigerian Prince Who Will Give You Millions — via The Employment Brief 95% of Employers Report Employees… [read post]