By: Melanie Dunajeski The law of LGBT/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity discrimination is deeply unsettled in 2019. What is meant by the acronym “LGBT”? LGBT refers to the categories of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender. The terms “Lesbian” and “Gay” and “Bisexual” refer to sexual orientation…. Read More >
The Supreme Court Will Examine Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Claims in its 2019-2020 Term
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski Last month I blogged on the benefits of contemporaneously documenting employee performance and behavior issues to obtain better outcomes (https://dsvlaw.com/document-performance-and-behavior-issues-for-better-outcomes/). In that post, I noted that performance review ratings of “acceptable” or “meets expectations” where an employee actually has performance… Read More >
By: Christopher S. Drewry For a contractor, knowing how to record a mechanic’s lien to secure its own payment upstream is one thing. However, knowing what to do if a lien is recorded on the owner’s project by a lower tier claimant is an… Read More >
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By: Scott P. Fisher The use of wire transfers for payment on construction projects is a common occurrence across these United States and their use is increasing each year primarily due to wire transfer’s ease of use and the immediate delivery of funds to… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski From #MeToo to Supreme Court limitations on union dues, 2018 was a year filled with issues, intrigue, and surprises. #1. Sexual Harassment—Be a Responsible Employer in the #MeToo Era. Sexual Harassment can safely be labeled as one of the… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski I’ve seen it dozens of times. An employer comes to me with an EEOC Charge of Discrimination filed by an employee who has been released from service for a persistent performance or workplace behavior issue. The employer explains that they… Read More >