|Feb. 19, 2017 | www.fisherphillips.com|
Either Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton will almost certainly be inaugurated as our nation’s 45th president on January 20, 2017. In the four years (or more) that follow, one of these two candidates will be in charge of the executive branch, will have an opportunity to select judges to serve in the federal courts, and could wield significant influence over Congress.
In yet another blow to employers, a National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge recently upheld the right of employees who regularly work with customers to wear offensive union buttons prominently displaying the letters “WTF.”
Now that the first cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have hit the continental United States, it is time for employers to sit up and take notice. Until recently, Americans could generally acquire the virus only if they visited certain parts of the world or had sexual relations with someone who had been bitten by a mosquito in the Southern Hemisphere. Now Americans – and American employers – should have a different concern.