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By P. Maxwell Smith
Tennessee employers have a new defense against employees bringing workplace environment-related lawsuits. An amendment expanding Tennessee's Healthy Workplace Act to include private employers
By Jeffrey Mokotoff, David R. Anderson
Executive Summary: Approximately one year ago, in Epic Systems Corp., the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of mandatory arbitration agreements that prohibit employees from
By Johanna G. Zelman
Since Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 and state legislatures enacted their own protections requiring employers to accommodate disabled workers
By Rachel Ullrich
On April 24, 2019, the Dallas City Council passed a paid sick leave ordinance by a vote of 10-4. This vote comes several months after a petition to get this issue on the November 2018 ballot
By Matthew Gilley
Say what you will about Elon Musk, but the man doesn't shrink from a challenge.
By Destiny S. Washington
While searching for my next round of binge-worthy treadmill fare on Netflix, I came across Workin' Moms. The Canadian sitcom is in its third season, but its first season was released in the United States on Netflix last month.
By Johanna G. Zelman, Nancy Van Der Veer Holt, Jenna M. Goldman
Today, April 22, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") granted certiorari in three cases involving the question of whether gay and transgender workers
By Jeffrey A. Shooman, Joanna Rich
Executive Summary: On April 4, 2019, the Appellate Division of New Jersey Superior Court reaffirmed that obesity, standing alone,
By Marilyn Moran
Here in O'Town, we are thrilled that the Magic made it to the NBA playoffs. In basketball, of course, it's easy to determine who's the best of the best—just look at the scoreboard.
By Julie Adams
April is a big month for Game of Thrones (GoT) fans: GoT's eighth and final season is set to premiere on April 14.
By Jay R. Fries
Maryland joined the parade of states raising the minimum wage to the magic number of $15 per hour when the state legislature voted to override the veto of Governor Larry Hogan on March 28, 2019.
By Destiny S. Washington
On March 21, 2019, in Lewis v. Union City, No. 15-11362, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (1) clarified the proper standard for the comparator analysis in intentional discrimination cases under...
By Tim Reed
The Pearson couple, Beth and Randall, from This Is Us is one of my top two favorite married TV couples (the other being Tami and Eric Taylor from Friday Night Lights).
By Stephen Zweig, Eric Su, Philip Davidoff
Executive Summary. Today the New York Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited decision on 24-hour shift home health aides who work as "sleep-in" workers. The Court reversed two Appellate Division
By Jeffrey A. Shooman
Executive Summary: On March 12, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit clarified in a published opinion that federal employees may bring retaliation claims ...
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