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About Janette Levey Frisch

Janette Levey Frisch counsels senior management and HR professionals in multi-state labor and employment law issues. She can be reached at theemplawyerologist (at) gmail (dot) com.

More Articles by Janette Levey Frisch

106, 2018

Benefit of Counsel: Et Tu, Client?

By |June 1st, 2018|

It’s been several months since the groundswell #MeToo movement began, with many prominent figures being felled by sexual harassment allegations — and the effects extend beyond Hollywood and Washington DC. Many employers have seen increased complaints, but staffing businesses face additional practical and legal issues.

While there is no magic spell to protect your firm, there […]

106, 2014

Benefit of Counsel: What Not to Wear

By |June 1st, 2014|

Strict dress code enforcement can bring EEOC claims
By Janette Levey Frisch

Many employers require adherence to dress codes in order to ensure a certain image. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, though, some employers go too far, and religious discrimination claims based on strict application of dress codes and “look” policies have increased in […]

105, 2013

Benefit of Counsel: Shared Burdens

By |May 1st, 2013|

Where staffing firms can trip up in co-employment situations

Due to the unique nature of the staffing industry, both the staffing provider and the client have rights and fulfill responsibilities as “co-employers.” Staffing firms usually recruit and screen applicants, conduct background and reference checks, ensure completion of all required paperwork, pay wages, and retain at least […]