Employment Law

Allegedly Handsy Mayor of San Diego May Resign Friday

The San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting that Mayor Bob Filner may resign on Friday as part of a proposed settlement of a sexual-harassment lawsuit against him and the city. As you may recall, more and more women have come forward to…




No, You Can’t Force Your Employees to Be Scientologists

So says the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in this press release, describing a lawsuit it filed today (May 9) against a Miami company. According to the EEOC, the company required employees to take Scientology courses and engage in a variety…





Wells Fargo Fires Man for Stealing a Dime 49 Years Ago

Oh, Wells Fargo. And here I had decided that you were the least evil member of the banking family. You might still be—which is not saying much—but this is pretty bad. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage fired Richard Eggers in July,…


The Two-Million-Dollar Moon

I believe it was Confucius who said: He who would moon a superior should first consider whether his profit-sharing plan has vested, but whoever said it, those were words of wisdom. The plaintiff in Selch v. Columbia Management ignored them in…