White House Bans Personal Cell Phones – Can They Legally Do That?

White House Bans Personal Cell Phones – Can They Legally Do That?

In January, the White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that the use of personal devices would be prohibited for all guests and staff in the West Wing. It didn’t take long before I started hearing the question, “Can an employer actually ban the use of cell phones at work?”

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Badass Gladiators

Badass Gladiators

When asked what words best describe the firm’s attorneys, our leadership team quickly used the phrase, “Badass Gladiators.” This term is perhaps a bit stronger than those encouraged to take root in our public descriptions of our firm, including: tenacious, fearless,...read more
Handling Sexual Harassment

Handling Sexual Harassment

In the midst of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and the way his behavior and contract was allegedly handled within his company, several questions and issues have arisen regarding how businesses and employees handle sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights

Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights

Adoption: it can be a daunting journey, but its conclusion – becoming a parent – is worth all the steps needed. Women in the workforce seeking to adopt a child have more resources available to them than they may know. As with any legal matter, it is vital to become educated in the process – and regarding your rights.

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Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights

We are very pleased to share that Working Mother has accepted our article Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights for Nicole’s MomInLaw column. You can find the full piece here: http://www.workingmother.com/adoptive-parents-and-workplace-rights.read more
HR asks, “Are you effectively listening?”

HR asks, “Are you effectively listening?”

Working in human resources, or as I like to call it human “relationships,” I have had the chance to work with individuals on every level of the employment spectrum. Regardless of whether the title was manager, employee, CEO, or intern a common frustration that arises is communication in the workplace.

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