Employment Law

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Ghosts Ruled Not Grounds for Denying Unemployment Benefits

An Iowa judge ruled this week that a former security guard could not be denied unemployment benefits after being fired on the grounds that he saw ghosts. Wade Gallegos was working for a security company in September when he called…


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“Feel My Pipes” Deemed Inappropriate Icebreaker at Law Firm Events

In April, the St. Petersburg Times reported on sexual-harassment charges made by several female attorneys at Holland & Knight’s Tampa office against Douglas Wright, a partner in the firm.  The women complained of behavior that Wright called "joking and teasing,"…