Entries by Corey

Rigid Leave Policies Can Get You Into Trouble

Recently, United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) agreed to pay $2 million to end a nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). The EEOC had charged UPS with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by maintaining an inflexible leave policy, whereby the company fired disabled employees automatically after 12 […]

Is It OK To Fire An Employee For A False Harassment Report?

Federal anti-discrimination law generally protects an employee who reports discriminatory conduct, including sexual harassment at work. However, do the legal protections apply when an employee knowingly makes a false report of being harassed? Recently, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Virginia employers) answered this question with a definitive “no.” An […]

Best Practices for Addressing Workplace Crime

How should an employer react when an employee is accused of committing a crime? How can an employer protect its rights while shielding the business from legal scrutiny? Should you talk to the accused employee about the accusations? Answers to these and other questions are the subject of an article by DiMuroGinsberg partner, Andrea Moseley. […]

Fourth Circuit Revives FMLA Claims

Written by Jayna Genti The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) generally requires employers of 50 or more employees to allow their employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for medical reasons, for the birth or adoption of a child, or for the care of a child, spouse, or parent who has […]

Nina Ginsberg installed as First Vice President at NACDL’s Annual Meeting

DiMuroGinsberg is proud to announce that founding partner, Nina Ginsberg was sworn in as First Vice President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) at the Association’s 60th annual meeting in San Francisco, CA on July 29, 2017. Nina has been an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for […]

Andrea Moseley to speak at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting

Andrea’s program, “Growing Cannabis Law: When Grass Becomes Cash,” will be part of the legal educator panels and discussion groups that offer law professors an opportunity to enhance their classroom teaching. The panel’s discuss will focus on the law reforms that are sprouting throughout the country. Many states now permit restricted medicinal or recreational use, […]