No Big Decision On Medical Testing For Wellness Plans

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLC EEOC v. Flambeau, Inc.,  7th Cir. Ct. of Appeals, No.16-14-2, Decided January 25, 2017 Back in 2014, the EEOC filed a flurry of lawsuits alleging that employer-sponsored wellness plans violated the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)… Read More >

Employers Must Use New I-9 Form

By: Shelbie J. Byers, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP Federal law requires that every employer who recruits, refers for a fee, or hires an individual for employment in the U.S. must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (“I-9”).  Effective January 22, 2017, employers are required… Read More >

Employment Law Implications of the New Administration

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski, Drewry Simmons Vornhem, LLP There is little argument that the Employment Law landscape under the incoming presidential administration will differ from that of the Obama Administration—the bigger questions are “how” and “when”? Although the change at the federal level is… Read More >

Regulating the Workplace During the 2016 Presidential Election

By: Shelbie Byers, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP Aside from some statutorily protected rights for employees who make reports of workplace harassment or whistleblowing, participate in workplace harassment or whistleblowing, and some applicable rules regarding protected concerted activities, private employees have no “free speech” rights… Read More >