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Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued its decision in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) on September 5, an appeal from a determination...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision in Burt v. Rackner, Inc., No. A15-2045, that may have effectively abrogated the long-standing rule of "employment at will" in Minnesota.
Foley & Lardner
The recent case of Carroll v. Comprehensive Women's Health illustrates the importance of circumstances and perception when terminating a "sympathetic" employee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Today, the French labor market experienced the start of a power swing, from its historically employee-friendly labor regime to a more employer-friendly set of laws...
Bowditch & Dewey
News that Anheuser Busch laid off approximately 400 workers in its so-called "The High End" division (that is, the group that is buying up craft brewers and brands)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
For over twenty years, Orlando Nakai worked as a counselor at Friendship House, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in San Francisco.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Butler Snow LLP
Recently, an Oregon Home Depot worker claimed that he was fired for helping a customer pursue a man she claimed kidnapped her child.
Foley & Lardner
We live in an unfortunate time in which white nationalists and neo-Nazis are receiving a great amount of publicity.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently held that a hospital acted lawfully in terminating the employment of a nurse for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 2, 2017, a federal judge ruled that supervisors and managers can use their subordinates as "comparators" for lodging workplace discrimination suits against their employers.
Fenwick & West LLP
In Featherstone v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group, a California appellate court dismissed claims by a disabled employee asserting wrongful termination and disability discrimination...
Foley & Lardner
We have written in the past about how important it is for an employer to be accurate in articulating its reason for terminating an employee.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The advent of social media resulted in a feverish effort by the NLRB to keep up with new technology.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Fortunately, the decisions with the greatest impact on employers can be considered victories: the limitations to the EEOC's subpoena power and increased procedural burdens for class action certification.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
While employees who have recently taken leave may be terminated for legitimate reasons, establishing a non-retaliatory termination can be challenging.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As our readers know, we have been monitoring decisions regarding the ability of employers to take disciplinary action against employees for using marijuana at work (like this decision here).
Foley & Lardner
Handling workers' compensation claims can present a number of challenges, such as determining whether an injury is work-related and evaluating back-to-work accommodation requests.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A recent Fourth Circuit ruling in a case handled by Mintz Levin provides some comfort to employers concerned about terminating an employee who they believe has made a false complaint of discrimination.
Foley & Lardner
This past week, the nation was shocked with yet another senseless act of violence in the workplace. On Monday, a disgruntled former employee, walked into his former employer's job site and killed 5...
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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision in Burt v. Rackner, Inc., No. A15-2045, that may have effectively abrogated the long-standing rule of "employment at will" in Minnesota.
Foley & Lardner
The recent case of Carroll v. Comprehensive Women's Health illustrates the importance of circumstances and perception when terminating a "sympathetic" employee.
The McLane Law Firm
Q. I am the Plant Manager for a manufacturing company in the north country. We have a difficult time finding employees who are qualified to work for us.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued its decision in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) on September 5, an appeal from a determination...
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Bowditch & Dewey
News that Anheuser Busch laid off approximately 400 workers in its so-called "The High End" division (that is, the group that is buying up craft brewers and brands)...
Foley & Lardner
We have written in the past about how important it is for an employer to be accurate in articulating its reason for terminating an employee.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In addition to certain other allegations related to specifics of the COBRA Notice, he alleged that the notice should have been provided in Spanish.
Littler Mendelson
In Germany, employees frequently refuse to sign separation agreements for fear that the Employment Agency (Agentur für Arbeit) will disqualify them from receiving unemployment benefits.
Foley & Lardner
We live in an unfortunate time in which white nationalists and neo-Nazis are receiving a great amount of publicity.
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