Social Media’s Impact on Pre-Employment Screening

On October 10, 2017, Attorney Karl Ulrich of Sebaly Shillito + Dyer and Matt Messersmith of Signet Screening discussed social media’s impact on hiring and employment.  The program was sponsored by the Owensboro, KY Chapter of the Society for Human Read More…

Wage and Hour Update: Texas Court Kills Obama-era Changes to Overtime Exemption

In what may be the final blow to the controversial Obama-era changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) exemption rules, United States District Court Judge Amos Mazzant recently entered summary judgment against the Department of Labor in State of Read More…

Dress Code Policy: What you Need to Consider

Published on August 23, 2017 Dress Code Policy: What you Need to Consider This month, Karl Ulrich of Sebaly, Shillito & Dyer and Pandy Pridemore of The Human Resource USA, discuss Dress Code policies. Make sure you can justify the Read More…

Background Checks in the Workplace

Published on July19, 2017 Background Checks in the Workplace Karl Ulrich of Sebaly, Shillito & Dyer, and Pandy Pridemore of The Human Resource USA, discussed ”The three W’s on background checks: Why, What and When” on ICRC TV’s July Business Read More…

Seventh Circuit: Title VII Prohibits Employment Discrimination on Basis of Sexual Orientation

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled for the first time that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate on the basis of Read More…

A VSSR AWARD—What is it and how is it calculated?

A VSSR claim is brought by an employee alleging an employer has violated a specific safety requirement. A VSSR award is an additional award to a traditional claim for workers’ compensation. A VSSR award acts to penalize an employer that Read More…

MEDICAL MARIJUANA UPDATE

  Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program is in full swing and is set to be completely operational by September 2018. As part of the program’s implementation, the Advisory Committee will review six sets of proposed rules: Cultivator, Processor, Testing Laboratory, Read More…

HOW TO PLAY THE TRUMP CARD: THE FUTURE OF THE DOL’S OVERTIME RULE?

This past November, a Texas federal judge derailed the Department of Labor’s efforts to implement a new federal overtime rule by issuing a preliminary injunction just days before the rule was to go into effect. The rule would have doubled Read More…

Hot HR Topics in 2017 – Sharonville Business Connection Luncheon

Join Karl  and Pandy for a panel discussion regarding Hot HR Topics in 2017 at the Sharonville Business Connection Luncheon on January 19, 2017 from 11:30 am – 1:15 pm. Networking begins at 11:30, followed by the luncheon program.  This Read More…

Texas Federal Judge Blocks DOL Overtime Exemption Rule

On November 22, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an injunction blocking the Obama administration’s new overtime exemption rules. The new rules would have gone into effect on December 1, 2016, but were being Read More…