Harassment

Court approves discovery questionnaire seeking social media information

Employers and in-house counsel facing class-wide litigation received a welcome opinion from the District of Colorado to kick-off the new year. In EEOC v. The Original Honeybaked Ham Co. of Georgia, Inc., the court approved a questionnaire for claimants to identify numerous sources of electronic information, including that which could be used to access social […]

Lori Adelson comments on HR-related US Supreme Court cases

Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was quoted in an October 17 article in Human Resources Executive Online, titled “U.S. Supreme Court’s HR Docket.” The article discusses how the Supreme Court will soon hand down rulings that will impact HR-centric areas such as employer culpability in harassment, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the […]

Handling defamation and reverse discrimination claims when investigating harassment

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay authored the article titled “How to avoid defamation and reverse discrimination claims when investigating harassment,” which appeared in the February 22 edition of Inside Counsel. In the article, Mr. Tremblay explains that an employer must conduct its investigation in the most confidential manner possible and be extremely careful […]