Legal Trends in the Workplace

It's sometimes tough to see what the future holds in the always unpredictable world of employment law. The state of the economy, new legislation, the politics of an election year, unexpected court decisions, societal trends, and media/cultural happenings all play a role in how our workplaces will be shaped in 2008.
My employment law forecast predicts an increase in employment litigation filed by disgruntled former (and current) employees.

The EEOC has announced a number of enforcement priorities for the new year, including a renewed emphasis on bread and butter"claims such as sexual harassment and retaliation, and a new emphasis on generational issues created by the mixture of different generations in the workplace.

In December, the agency ...

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