An employee might not have been cautious when posting inflammatory comments online, but the employer should be when determining whether to terminate him or her for it.
Corporate Counsel Insight
Some employers are pushing back on what they say are overly broad subpoenas issued to them by the EEOC. They might be encouraged by a recent 10th Circuit decision, but what about the other appeals courts set to weigh in on the agency’s subpoena powers?
The Colorado Supreme Court issued an opinion Feb. 27 where it barred a direct negligence claim, highlighting differences between direct liability and vicarious liability.
For employers, the EEOC’s new leadership could put an interesting twist on the agency’s enforcement priorities.
Online reviews can give consumers an opportunity to voice their opinions about businesses. But when a business feels those reviews are damaging or false, they can become legal issues.