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By Timothy Powell, Timothy Van Dyck
The Harvey Weinstein scandal has struck a nerve in American society and empowered individuals to speak out about sexual harassment and retaliation in the workplace.
By Bowditch & Dewey
What do these proposed tax changes mean for CFOs? For CFOs of large multinational corporations with a C corporation parent in the United States, the changes mean that (a) more cash can be distributed...
By Terrence Briggs
On December 31, 2016, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the implementation or enforcement of Section 1557's provision extending the definition of sex discrimination to gender identity.
By Mary Feeney, Paul Bauer
This claim was brought in 2011 against both Princeton and the taxing municipality and alleged that Princeton's distribution of "tens of millions of dollars in profit" in patent royalties to faculty...
By Terrence Briggs
In Baker v. Aetna, (U.S. Northern District Court of Texas, 2017), Charlize Marie Baker filed claims against her employer and Aetna after having been denied benefits under the health plan and the short-term disability plan for coverage of breast implants recommended by her physicians as part of her male-to-female transition.
By Matthew A. Morris
What do these proposed tax changes mean for CFOs? For CFOs of large multinational corporations with a C corporation parent in the United States, the changes mean that (a) more cash can be distributed...
By Terrence Briggs
In Tovar v. Essentia Health (U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2017), Brittany Tovar sought and was denied benefits needed for her son's gender reassignment based on a diagnosis of gender dysphoria, as the Essentia health plan explicitly excluded such benefits.
By Eileen Y. Lee Breger
On October 16, 2017, the highest court in Massachusetts found that a federal law known as the Stored Communications Act (SCA) does not prevent the Personal Representatives of an estate from accessing the content of a decedent's Yahoo email account, but remanded the case to the Probate Court to resolve a second issue of whether Yahoo's terms of services agreement bars access.
By Anthony Dragga
On October 11, 2017, the 10th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court's ruling that retroactive leniency for past misconduct does not constitute a reasonable accommodation...
By Robert G. Young
Coming up with unique beer names can be a frightening prospect. With so many brewers cranking out so many outstanding beers, it can sometimes seem like all of the best names are already taken.
By Robert G. Young
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently decided that a university's Computer Usage Policy may violate professors' First Amendment right to free speech.
By Terrence Briggs
What exactly is the effect of the Presidential Memorandum? Let's take this step-by-step: To which military services does it apply? It applies to the military services of the Department of Defense—Air Force...
By Julia O'Neill
This past August, Sapporo bought Anchor Brewing. Anheuser-Busch InBev has bought Wicked Weed, Four Peaks, and many more breweries. If and when your turn comes, will you be ready?
By Christopher Mehne
Your youngest child is finally off to college.
By Brian Mullin
Employer's Response to Discriminatory Conduct is Critical to Avoiding Punitive Damages
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