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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 1 December 2014, Mr Rawlinson started work as in-house legal counsel for Brightside Group Ltd, a firm of insurance brokers.
Littler Mendelson
Montana is well-known in the employment world for deviating from the employment at-will doctrine. In Montana, employees are protected under the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act (WDEA)
Fisher Phillips LLP
Well, at least the first 19 days of 2017 were relatively calm. But starting with the inauguration of President Trump and continuing through the last days of the year...
Bowditch
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.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In this article written by Steve Loewengart, he explains what a last-chance agreement is, when such a document is appropriate and how an LCA should be drafted.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
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
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
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.
Matheson
My secondment to Matheson's office in San Francisco, where I advise our US based clients on their Irish operations from an Irish employment law perspective ...
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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On 1 December 2014, Mr Rawlinson started work as in-house legal counsel for Brightside Group Ltd, a firm of insurance brokers.
Bowditch
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.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
Matheson
My secondment to Matheson's office in San Francisco, where I advise our US based clients on their Irish operations from an Irish employment law perspective ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
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.
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.
Miles & Stockbridge
The Fourth Circuit recently upheld a lower court decision granting summary judgment to the employer in an employment discrimination suit brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and...
Bowditch
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.
Littler Mendelson
Montana is well-known in the employment world for deviating from the employment at-will doctrine. In Montana, employees are protected under the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act (WDEA)
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.
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