Updated to include retaliation protections in the forthcoming domestic violence leave law.
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, a case that should resolve a circuit split as to whether the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) applies to internal whistleblowers.
Updated to incorporate the West Virginia Safer Workplace Act, effective July 7, 2017.
Updated to reflect performance improvement plan provisions under the Seattle Secure Scheduling Ordinance, effective July 1, 2017.
Updated to reflect law limiting an employee's criminal history information as evidence against an employer, effective July 1, 2017.
HR and legal considerations regarding fair and consistent employee discipline. Advice on disciplining with effective results, no discrimination.