Why the Supreme Court's New Religion Decision Is So Awful

Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided that a religious institution can fire a minister at will, regardless of federal employment laws. And religious groups may get to choose who they consider to be "ministers." Here's why that's a terrible idea. » 1/12/12 6:00pm 1/12/12 6:00pm

Would Your Job Fire You For Having A Miscarriage?

Well this is uplifting: a female lawyer was laid off by the big law firm Paul Hastings days after suffering a miscarriage because they didn't want her to get pregnant again. This sort of shit happens all the time in a lot of industries, of course, but in a firm whose specialty is employment law it's kind of… » 5/05/08 6:00pm 5/05/08 6:00pm