Law Suits


Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Tip-Pooling

Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Tip-Pooling

Some employers, including many Nevada casinos, require their employees to participate in tip-pooling arrangements whereby customarily tipped employees have to share their tips with employees…


Managers Can Be Sued For FMLA Violations

Managers Can Be Sued For FMLA Violations

The threat of incurring personal liability is becoming an increasingly dangerous reality for managers, supervisors and human resources personnel.  On March 17, 2016, in Graziadio…






Sexual Orientation Not Protected Under Federal Law

Sexual Orientation Not Protected Under Federal Law

Despite sweeping new legal protections for gay and lesbian individuals throughout the country, a court in Illinois recently ruled that federal law permits sexual-orientation discrimination…




Judge Strikes Down Pittsburgh Paid Sick Leave Law

Court Strikes Down Pittsburgh Paid Sick Leave Law

Paid sick leave remains a hot topic.  Thirteen states – California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin…