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

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