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19 Aug 2016, 4:42 am by Jon Hyman
’” Stop Stigmatizing Those with Mental Impairments — via FisherBroyles OFCCP takes contractors back to school on pre-employment testing — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider The Church of Anti-Discrimination — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Illegal to Ask about a Candidate’s Compensation? [read post]
8 Aug 2016, 10:42 am by Ron Coleman
This week @overlawyered looks back at its guestbloggers starting with @roncoleman @foolintheforest @WilliamBaude https://t.co/h9jf62nDik — Walter Olson (@walterolson) August 8, 2016 You’ve got to check that out! [read post]
7 Aug 2016, 3:43 am by SHG
*Walter Olson points to a bizarre post by Harvard Law prof Noah Feldman, where he writes: But on closer examination, I think the commission got this one right. [read post]
7 Aug 2016, 12:05 am by Paul Caron
Walter Olson, DC Circuit Reinstates Conservative Groups’ Lawsuits against IRS Targeting: Remember the claims from Obama administration fans that the scandal of the Internal Revenue Service targeting Tea Party and conservative groups wasn’t really much of a scandal after all; that it was the result of inadvertence or incompetence and,... [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 2:35 am by Walter Olson
For those paywalled out of the WP: Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the right-leaning Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies, said he doesn’t dispute Ivanka’s thoughts on pay and motherhood — but cautions against tweaking laws to close the pay gap. [read post]
28 Jul 2016, 5:24 am by SHG
H/T Walter Olson Copyright © 2007-2016 Simple Justice NY, LLC This feed is for personal, non-commercial and Newstex use only. [read post]
22 Jul 2016, 4:16 am by Jon Hyman
 — via Blogging4Jobs “…a federal crime to visit a website after being told not to visit it” — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Like It or Not, More Employees Are Using Their Own Devices — via Harvard Business Review HR & Employee Relations Telework, Telework, Is That All There Is to Flexwork? [read post]
15 Jul 2016, 4:47 am by Jon Hyman
Ailes: #Harassment and #HR — via Jonathan Segal at Next Blog EEOC Boasts “Substantial Progress” of Systemic Program — via Wyatt Employment Law Report Why Subtle Bias Is So Often Worse than Blatant Discrimination — via Harvard Business Review Why millennials aren’t going to solve the nation’s massive racial divides — via Wonkblog Social Media & Technology With Your Social Media Policy, It’s… [read post]
24 Jun 2016, 4:42 am by Jon Hyman
A video posted by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Jun 22, 2016 at 2:04pm PDT Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination  See something, say something, then get ready for bias charges or a lawsuit — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Why you need to consciously fight your unconscious bias when hiring — via Next Blog EEOC On Site Inspections – What you need to know and should be thinking about. [read post]
8 Jun 2016, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
Regulations that drive up closing costs make things worse [Naomi Schaefer Riley/New York Post, thanks for quotes] Cato Institute Senior Fellow Walter Olson says that it’s not just the taxes that make some states more expensive than others. [read post]
8 Jun 2016, 3:35 am by Amy Howe
” At Cato at Liberty, Walter Olson discusses February’s denial of review in a challenge to “California’s practice of seizing unclaimed property after only three years of idleness with relatively minimal efforts to contact owners. [read post]
7 Jun 2016, 3:15 am by Walter Olson
The discovery that systematic lawsuit campaigns can be aimed at the press, and not just against every other institution, might be reason to rethink litigation-as-weapon [Gordon Crovitz, Wall Street Journal]: Walter Olson, author of “The Litigation Explosion” (1991), explained in his Overlawyered.com blog that Mr. [read post]
3 Jun 2016, 4:45 am by Jon Hyman
 — via The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn Lawsuit: drive-through-only hours at McDonald’s violate ADA — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Transgender & Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII — via Employment Essentials Hey Guys, Please Stop Saying “Hey, Guys” at Work — via Workplace Diva SCOTUS May Have Made it Easier for Employers to Recoup Legal Fees in Discrimination… [read post]
27 May 2016, 3:21 am by Jon Hyman
— via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered The High Cost of Obama’s Overtime Edict — via Cato Daily Podcast How Can Employers Respond To the DOL’s New Overtime Rule? [read post]
25 May 2016, 2:20 am by Amy Howe
At Cato at Liberty, Walter Olson looks back at the Court’s recent decision in CRST Van Expedited v. [read post]
13 May 2016, 7:55 am
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2015)In 2012, the American Law Institute (in which I am a member), agreed to launch a revision of its famous and quite influential Model Penal Code to focus specifically on rising issues of "sexual assault and related offenses. [read post]
13 May 2016, 4:51 am by Jon Hyman
— via Jeff Nowak’s FMLA Insights On religious exemptions in discrimination law — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Caught on tape! [read post]
6 May 2016, 4:54 am by Jon Hyman
— via Employment Matters Blog The Inbox – An Unexpected Treat — via Suits by Suits 86 the “100% cured” policy for employees returning from FMLA leave — via Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook BlogLabor Relations Shrinking membership at the NLRB — via Ross Runkel Report Misclassifying Workers Could Get You in Hot Water With … the NLRB — via The Emplawyerologist Uber drivers in New York can’t unionize, but some are forming a labor group… [read post]
2 May 2016, 4:28 am by SHG
At Cato At Liberty, Walter Olson raises a vexing problem that often flies under everyone’s radar. [read post]