September 11, 2017

High Times and Fast Money: Keeping Your Company Drug and Lawsuit Free

The times they are a-changin?.? Twenty-nine states, DC, Puerto Rico and Guam now have laws legalizing some form of marijuana, with fourteen more states expected to pass similar laws this year alone.? Meanwhile, back at the ranch, America is in the depths of an escalating public health crisis, with the opioid epidemic now classified as […]

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September 8, 2017

Settling for Hooters Girls Will Cost You Big: How Hooters Maintains their Sex Based Hiring Practices

Hooters is one smart breastaurant. They?ve been able to maintain their “Hooters Girl” hiring practices through three lawsuits, including a class action, and an EEOC Commissioner?s Charge that had a settlement demand of over 22 million dollars. They are the gold standard for restaurants with sex based hiring practices. But for those without the resources […]

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August 22, 2017

Texas Roadhouse Settles Its Beef; Reminds Employers Everywhere that Young Workers Come at a Cost

Seven years and $12 million later, Texas Roadhouse has finally cried uncle. The company made the ?business decision? to settle its long-running age discrimination lawsuit after a recent mistrial meant potentially facing years of continued legal bleeding. The case is the largest age discrimination suit the EEOC has brought to trial in more than thirty […]

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