Not many employers want their workers to criticize the company or gossip about the workplace with friends and acquaintances who don’t work there. But can a business actually ban its employees from doing so?
Is an Employer’s preferential treatment of a friend/paramour considered to be employment discrimination? According to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, evidence of favoritism or a special friendship/relationship is insufficient to establish a claim for gender discrimination.
In Summers v. Altarum Institute Corp., 740 F.3d 325 (4th Cir. 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit interpreted... Continue reading →
In Boyer-Liberto v. Fountainebleau Corp. No. 13-1473 (May 13, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit... Continue reading →
On May 15, 2014, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014, which... Continue reading →
In Marshall v. Safeway, the Maryland Court of Appeals recently held that the private cause of action permitted by section... Continue reading →
On March 25, 2014, in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., et al., the United States Supreme Court, in a unanimous... Continue reading →