Employment Law

Usha Rodrigues, From Loyalty to Conflict: Addressing Fiduciary Duty at the Officer Level

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Conflicts of interest are the quintessential agency cost-the constant, lurking danger that agents may seek their own personal gain, rather than the good of the corporation. Yet many corporate employees lack knowledge as to exactly what constitutes a conflict of interest. This ignorance […]

Richard D. Shane, Teachers as Sexual Harassment Victims: The Inequitable Protections of Title VII In Public Schools

61 Fla. L. Rev. 355 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In 1992, a fifth-grade girl complained to her public school teacher that the boy sitting next to her repeatedly rubbed his body against her and made sexually explicit comments to her. After school authorities ignored her repeated complaints, the student filed suit against […]

Patricia Alten, Gina: A Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Solution in Search of a Problem

61 Fla. L. Rev. 379 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: “Genetic discrimination is unfair to workers and their families. It is unjustified-among other reasons, because it involves little more than medical speculation. A genetic predisposition toward cancer or heart disease does not mean the condition will develop. To address the potential use of […]

Dayna B. Royal, Take Your Gun to Work and Leave It in The Parking Lot: Why The OSH Act Does Not Preempt State Guns-At-Work Laws

61 Fla. L. Rev. 475 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Two robbers entered an Alabama restaurant and forced customers and employees into a walk-in refrigerator at gunpoint. Fortunately, one of the customers, legally armed with his own pistol, shot the robbers before any hostage was injured. In New York City, a fifty-six year-old […]

Ryan D. Watstein, Out of Jail and Out of Luck: The Effect of Negligent Hiring Liability and the Criminal Record Revolution On an Ex-Offender's employment prospects

61 Fla. L. Rev. 581 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In January 1978, Ed Harbour picked up a seventeen-year-old hitchhiker on his Indiana truck-driving route. He brutally raped and beat her, leaving her near death in the sleeping compartment of his truck. Astonishingly, this took place merely one year after Harbour was convicted […]

J.C. Van Lierop III, Post-9/11 Army Disability Decisions: Reinforcing Administrative Law Principles in Fitness and Disability Rating Determinations

61 Fla. L. Rev. 639 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Counter-Intuitive Trends in an Army at War “[T]o care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan . . . .” -Abraham Lincoln The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 catalyzed two wars in Afghanistan and […]