Employment Law


The HAZCOM Song

Those of you who work with the rules governing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's "Hazard Communication Standard" (not to be confused with the Department of Homeland Security's color-coded "Homeland Security Advisory System," which has at long last been ditched) will…


A Brief Research Memo Concerning a Simulated Chicken Head

Question Presented Did the judge correctly rule that an employee was entitled to workers' compensation because the work-related events she experienced were the "predominant contributing cause of [her emotional] disability"? The Facts Mr. Grillo agreed to provide [medical] insurance [only]…





Harassment Case Against Steven Seagal Dismissed

According to the Huffington Post, the $1 million harassment lawsuit against Steven Seagal has been dismissed.  No reason was given, which probably means some sort of settlement, but of course that does not necessarily mean there was anything to the lawsuit….


An Even Longer Sentence Has Been Found

I hope that since April 26 you have been able to spend some time contemplating the stupendous ginormitude of the one sentence that comprises the Mittal Steel Point order, each of its 538 words so carefully chosen and placed with…