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Ohio Employer's Law Blog

  • Building Better Content for Your Email Marketing
    There’s a saying in marketing: content is king. If you’re a blogger or content creator, you’re already familiar with the maxim. However, when it comes to marketing your businesses and services online, each method of marketing has its own prefer…
    - 6 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 6:36pm -
  • Faster, Easier and Better: Introducing the New FeedBlitz Experience
    FeedBlitz has been serving the email marketing community for nearly 15 years. We’ve been around the block a time or two, and have made our fair share of adjustments to the app along the way. But there was one thing that kept coming up time and time…
    - 18 days ago, 25 Oct 18, 1:01pm -
  • Integrating FeedBlitz with Everything with Zapier
    One of the best ways to get the most out of any email marketing automation solution is to integrate it with your other systems and services. Customer checked out of your online store? Add them to the customers group in your email app. Did they reques…
    - 29 days ago, 14 Oct 18, 6:45pm -

The Employer's Lawyer

  • When Rhetoric Comes to Town
    By now, if you haven’t heard about Donald Trump’s statements on Muslims and his plan to prevent Muslims from entering the country, as well as the vehement support he is receiving from an astonishing number of people, you may be living under a roc…
    - 9 Dec 15, 7:44pm -
  • Beware the FMLA Equitable Estoppel Claim
    Imagine that your company has 40 employees, one of whom is subject to hospitalization for a medical condition and requires surgery. He is out of work for several weeks and in his absence, the company realizes that it gets along fine without him. As a…
    - 10 Nov 15, 2:23pm -
  • Don’t Bet on the Jury Verdict
    As some of those who follow me on Twitter know, I had jury duty in September. Like most people, it wasn’t something I was looking forward to (and I even tried to get out of it on the basis that no one would pick a lawyer for a jury). Well, it turn…
    - 5 Nov 15, 2:55pm -

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

  • What Does the Blue Wave Mean for Connecticut Employment Law?
    The results are in: The General Assembly and the Governor’s office have been caught up in the Blue Wave in this state.  Instead of a split, the Democratic party will control a sizable majority in both houses and the Governor’s Office. But with G…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 2:55pm -
  • Honoring the Life of One Organ Donor Recipient With CTFMLA
    Back in 2010, I wrote a simple blog post about how organ donors were protected under Connecticut’s FMLA law.  In it, I recount how my father — 25 years prior at that time — donated a kidney to his brother (my uncle).  At the time, I noted th…
    - 13 days ago, 30 Oct 18, 1:01pm -
  • From the Archives: Halloween is No Excuse to Harass
    From time to time, I take a look back at a prior post that may have particular relevance now. With Halloween knocking on our doorstep and sexual harassment claims on the rise, this post from 2010 has just as much meaning today.… For most people, Ha…
    - 14 days ago, 29 Oct 18, 1:12pm -

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Lawffice Space

  • Ninth Circuit's Revenge: SCOTUS on ADEA definition of "employer"
    The 6th, 7th, 8th, and 10th Circuits held one way . . . and then the 9th Circuit held another way, creating a circuit split. The Supreme Court granted certiorari, which means the 9th Circuit will surely get reversed right?That would be the convention…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Nov 18, 2:43pm -
  • Job interviews and expunged criminal records in Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania law limits employers' use of criminal records:Felony and misdemeanor convictions may be considered by the employer only to the extent to which they relate to the applicant’s suitability for employment in the position for which he has a…
    - 20 days ago, 23 Oct 18, 1:11pm -
  • Has #MeToo had an impact?
    We have some early indicators that the #MeToo movement has had an impact - not just culturally, but in the actual field of employment law. Here in the Third Circuit, the Court of Appeals specifically recognized the #MeToo movement while issuing a ve…
    - 25 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 12:37pm -

Employment Law Navigator

  • Thanks, and so long…
    After 3 great years, the Employment Law Navigator is coming to an end. We’ve had fun, and we hope our posts have been helpful. Our sincere thanks to our contributors and to Zelle’s superb Marketing Director Dan Gruber, who picked our art, caug…
    - 28 Jul 17, 6:38pm -
  • That is SO last week
    Last week, HR Dive reported on a Washington federal court’s June order requiring that a public employer pay $1.8 million to a terminated employee.  The worker was fired when she failed a drug test due to her lawful use of prescription drugs, test…
    - 24 Jul 17, 7:29pm -
  • That Critical First Response to Harassment Complaints: Stage 2
    Last week, we wroteabout the importance of “first responders” who receive complaints of workplace harassment, and provided tips on how they should prepare for and react to complaints.  This week, we continue to focus on the early stages of the c…
    - 20 Jul 17, 5:43pm -