Freeze! Put your hands up and go review your attendance policy ASAP…

By Beth Ann Lennon The Sixth Circuit reminds all employers to carefully review even “no fault” attendance policies for FMLA compliance. Dyer v. Ventra Sandusky, LLC.  The employer used a collectively bargained, no-fault, attendance policy that required termination when an…
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Fifth Circuit Judge Diagnoses Transgender Discrimination Divide Under Title VII

By Lindsay H.S. Hesketh, Beth Ann Lennon & Bill Wright U.S. Courts of Appeals are split over whether Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and/or transgender status. See: https://shermanhoward.com/second-circuit-rules-title-vii-protects-sexual-orientation/; https://shermanhoward.com/transgender-claim-meets-dress-code/; https://shermanhoward.com/update-faragher-ellerth-policies/.  A judge on the Fifth Circuit Court…
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