Tattoos and Piercings: Issues of Body Modification and the Workplace
- Sorting Out a Claim of Bias. Miklave, Matthew T.; Trafimow, A. Jonathan // Workforce (10928332);Jun2001, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p102
Addresses questions related to the legal aspects of personnel management in the United States. Information on discrimination in the workplace; State differences in benefit programs; Rules in developing dress codes. INSETS: The Continuing Need to Accommodate.;False E-Mail Leads to Defamation...
- Fashion victims. Barron, David L. // Progressive Grocer;4/15/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p58
The article looks at legal issues facing retailers across the U.S. concerning employee dress codes. The law requires that employers make a reasonable accommodation for an employee's religious beliefs in the workplace. According to the author, generally an employer has a right to limit an...
- IX. Suits for Malpractice Based on Alleged Unsightly Scars Resulting from Removal of Tattoos. Zimmerman, Murray C. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Nov79, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p911
The article reports that suits for malpractice based on alleged unsightly scars resulting from removal of tattoos are common. Even having tattooed patients sign most detailed, graphically illustrated, and exactly descriptive informed consents to operations and their inevitable scars does not...
- legal news for supervisors. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;7/19/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 123, p3
The article offers news briefs related to employment lawsuits in the U.S., including a study on the cost of jury awards in employment litigation, enforcement of dress policy of the companies and the need to investigate claims on job discrimination.
- DEFUSING DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS. Grossman, Robert J. // HR Magazine;May2009, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p46
The article provides suggestions on how employers in the U.S. should handle discrimination claims. Human resource professionals should respond promptly and civilly to demand letters and should also contest unemployment claims with discretion. Robert B. Gordon of Ropes & Gray warns companies that...
- Jobcentre Plus worker sues over work ties. // Personnel Today;3/4/2003, p48
Reports that an employee of Stockport, England-based Jobcentre Plus has sued the company's Department for Work and Pensions over dress codes.
- OUTCRY OVER RIGHT TO WEAR CROSS AT WORK IS MISGUIDED. // Nursing Standard;9/12/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p15
In 2009, nurse Shirley Chaplin was asked by her then employer Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation NHS Trust to remove her neck chain and cross during her clinical work.
- Fair Labor Standards Act. . . who is an 'employee' Ashman, Allan // American Bar Association Journal;May77, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p706
Reports on the ruling of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on the case, Dunlop v. Carriage Carpet Company. Court's upholding of a decision that a former worker, who voluntarily resigned from the company, qualifies as an `employee' within the meaning of the Fair Labor...
- legal news for supervisors. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;Apr2010, Vol. 5 Issue 116, p3
The article offers news briefs related to employment lawsuits in the U.S. including employment-related claims of employees, the 30,000 dollars paid by Akeena Solar Inc. to Gladys Tellez for rush termination and the race discrimination suit filed by William Edward Lake against Yellow...