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Labor and Employment Counsel Ira Shepard Discusses Human Resources and The Courts

Posted: February 27, 2020

In February, several labor and employment law cases and regulatory actions with implications for the higher education workplace were decided. In a blog post for CUPA-HR, Counsel Ira Shepard summarized the latest.

The following issues are discussed:

  • Immigrant insensitive social media post is insufficient grounds to sustain discharge.
  • NLRB’s processing of Adjunct Professors’ unionization petition at a Church operated school dismissed for lack of jurisdiction.
  • Harvard tenure denial affirmed and Professor’s gender bias retaliation claims dismissed.
  • University of Miami must defend Professor’s Gender biased salary discrimination claims.
  • Public employer’s termination of employee for book about a prior life as a phone sex operator violated First Amendment.

Read the full post, here