Amanda E. Layton


  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    The landscape of rights afforded to same-sex couples has changed at a rapid pace over the last few years and seems certain to continue to evolve. As recently as May 2008, the California Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples may no longer be excluded from civil marriage. The ever-changing amalgam of rights afforded to same-sex couples presents a host of...
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Faced with rising employee health care costs, many employers are considering implementing workplace wellness programs in an effort to reduce medical care costs for both the organization and employees. One potential structure for a wellness program provides an employee with a discount on health care contributions in exchange for the employee's participation...
  • Fulfilling The Duty To Inform Employees Of Their Rights In The Multilingual Workplace
    Sunday, July 1, 2007
    The diversification of the American workforce requires many employers to determine whether they have an obligation to ensure that their communications to employees are understood. Understood, in this context, may mean that the communication should be in a language other than English or even Spanish. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005