Employment Practices

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in its quest to significantly expand the definition of “employer,” handed down a recent decision striking down three decades of legal precedent. For 30 years, the NLRB has taken the position that a joint employer must “share or co-determine those matters governing essential terms …

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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of sex. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently ruled in a federal sector case that Title VII also bars workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. This decision follows a previous ruling from the …