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Orrick
San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without...
Foley & Lardner
The following is a wake-up call to all employers, especially those in the health care industry, that have adopted "zero tolerance policies."
Fisher Phillips LLP
Elaine Benes loved poppy seed muffins. That is, until she failed a drug test at work for opium. That's right. As Peterman said, "White Lotus. Yam-yam. Shanghai-Sally."
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Instead, if their claims are successful, the severance pay will be deducted from any damages ultimately recovered.
Withers LLP
It was apparent within hours of Kevin Ollie's firing five months ago that UConn officials and the former coach would not have a clean separation with $10 million still on the line.
Foley & Lardner
When terminating an employee, an employer should create documentation showing the reason for and circumstances relating to the termination.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A San Diego jury awarded that amount to a former employee who claimed he was wrongfully terminated based on his arrest record and then defamed.
Fisher Phillips LLP
A 2016 University of Florida Study found that the percentage of shrink caused by employee theft was "only" 30 percent.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2018 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In "Alice in Wonderland," the Queen of Hearts once proclaimed, "Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
Proskauer Rose LLP
On Tuesday, a Los Angeles jury did what L.A. juries do so often these days
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently settled lawsuits with two employers it claims violated the Americans with Disabilities Act after rejecting a job applicant and terminating an employee based on their prescription drug use.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Two recent verdicts from California Superior Court juries have awarded former employees $6 million and $7.9 million, respectively, in compensatory damages after a finding of wrongful termination.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal recently ruled that the statute of limitations under Louisiana's anti-discrimination law is only tolled during the pendency of an administrative or investigative review, not to exceed 18 months.
Troutman Sanders LLP
When President Trump fired then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this month, he did it in one of the most public ways possible: on Twitter.
Withers LLP
On March 10th, the University of Connecticut announced that it was firing Head Men's Basketball Coach, Kevin Ollie. Despite winning a National Championship in 2014, the firing was not a surprise to Husky fans.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to broaden the definition of "whistleblower" in federal anti-retaliation law, ruling that employees who simply raise complaints with their employers are not protected by the Dodd-Frank Act despite regulations which sought to provide additional protections.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It is common for employers to bring on employees for limited term employment, where work may not be ongoing.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Rooney v. Rock Tenn Converting Company, et. al., the Eighth Circuit affirmed judgment against a former sales executive who alleged he was terminated for not being Jewish and not being female.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Last month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employee's protected activity must be the "but for" cause of an adverse action to support a claim for retaliation under the False Claims Act.
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Foley & Lardner
The following is a wake-up call to all employers, especially those in the health care industry, that have adopted "zero tolerance policies."
Fisher Phillips LLP
Elaine Benes loved poppy seed muffins. That is, until she failed a drug test at work for opium. That's right. As Peterman said, "White Lotus. Yam-yam. Shanghai-Sally."
Withers LLP
It was apparent within hours of Kevin Ollie's firing five months ago that UConn officials and the former coach would not have a clean separation with $10 million still on the line.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Instead, if their claims are successful, the severance pay will be deducted from any damages ultimately recovered.
Foley & Lardner
When terminating an employee, an employer should create documentation showing the reason for and circumstances relating to the termination.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2018 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Bowditch & Dewey
On July 17th, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Massachusetts employers may not terminate an employee merely because of his or her off-site use of medical marijuana.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey recently held that the proper time for a plaintiff to elect whether to proceed with a statutory whistleblower claim under CEPA, or a common law Pierce claim for...
Fisher Phillips LLP
A 2016 University of Florida Study found that the percentage of shrink caused by employee theft was "only" 30 percent.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A San Diego jury awarded that amount to a former employee who claimed he was wrongfully terminated based on his arrest record and then defamed.
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