201708.141

When you discover that you employ a Nazi

From Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis In the wake of Friday and Saturday’s horrific, evil events in Charlottesville, the the twitter account YesYoureRacist posted many riot photos and identified many of the rioters. And, as a result, some have lost their jobs. Question: Does one participating in a Nazi rally enjoy any job protections from said participation? Answer: Absolutely…

201708.100

Supplement to Arizona Employee Earned Paid Sick Time

From Margrave Clemins On July 7, 2017, the Industrial Commission issued a Notice of Supplemental Proposed Rulemakings. Such Notice states that employers who “front load” employee earned paid sick time (EPST) are not required to carry-over unused EPST each year. Front loading is when an employer provides its employees with immediate use at the beginning…

201707.270

Treat harassment by non-employees no differently than harassment by employees

From Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis Consider the following lawsuit the EEOC filed against a California senior-care provider: The civil rights agency found that Rashon Sturdivant, an experienced care provider, faced daily harassment, including racially offensive remarks about “brown sugar” and “black butts,” requests to perform sexual acts, and lewd comments about her body. The client also…