Rich Henson

In battle of PGA v. ADA, golfer John Daly gets an accommodation

Turns out even the PGA (the Professional Golfers Association) falls under the auspices of the ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act), which apparently offers no mulligans the second time around. According to the published reports, pro golfer John Daly has been granted permission by the PGA to ride in a cart during competition in this week’s […]

California Sexual Harassment case ends in $11M jury award

For the second time this year, a California jury has awarded a sizeable $11 million verdict against an employer stemming from a workplace sexual harassment lawsuit, according to numerous published reports. Late last week, a Los Angeles jury found against Alki David, a billionaire Beverly Hills producer of holograms of celebrities, and sided with one […]

Effective screening tactics when recruiting top talent

As the talent market tightens, the pressure on HR to recruit, hire and retain high-performing employees is more intense than ever. Companies of all sizes are seeking that perfect employee as the demand for talent quickly exceeds the supply. You’ve no doubt heard that the cost of hiring the wrong person is significant – up […]

Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

The ability to work from home has morphed into a highly valued perk. In response, many companies are implementing work-from-home-benefits for employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent, and to stay competitive. As these benefits become more popular, and more customized, employers are wise to take caution: It’s possible that without a […]