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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.
Barnes & Thornburg
Most employers have had to respond to a discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and/or a corresponding state agency.
Littler Mendelson
On May 9, 2017, the Missouri Legislature passed a significant amendment to the Missouri Human Rights Act, which would bring the Act into closer alignment with federal and other states'...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employer must reinstate four employees after it terminated the employees for agreeing with a former coworker's email that complained about their terms and conditions of employment.
Littler Mendelson
In a lawsuit involving both wrongful dismissal and defamation, Canada's Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Papp v. Stokes et al, 2017 ONSC 2357, has ruled that an employer's negative review...
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.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit agrees with the Board that the use of profanity in a Facebook post was not "opprobrious enough" to lose the NLRA's protections and justify the employer's termination of the employee.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
One of the many challenges for employers is that, occasionally, employees must be terminated. Unfortunately, sometimes those former employees claim to have been terminated illegally...
Ford & Harrison LLP
In Bowman v. State Bank of Keysville, the Virginia Supreme Court first recognized an exception to the employment at-will doctrine based upon an employer's violation of public policy in the discharge of an employee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a ruling that could leave employers fuming and possibly cursing, a federal appellate court ruled that an employee who used a public Facebook page to curse out not just his boss...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Second Circuit said last week that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act when it fired an employee who criticized a supervisor on Facebook during an election.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In a noteworthy case involving an employed scientist's allegations of wrongful termination for reporting research misconduct, the Maryland Court of Appeals in Yuan v. Johns Hopkins University...
Carlton Fields
Kimberly Hively was a part-time adjunct professor at a community college for several years but was denied six full-time positions over a five-year period.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 18, 2010, the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (NJCUMMA) was signed into law.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Employers considering firing employees for participating in ‘A Day Without Immigrants" strike, or any strike for that matter, need to keep in mind the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
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...
Littler Mendelson
The Supreme Court of Virginia, in Francis v. National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc., No. 160267, reaffirmed that the public policy exception to Virginia's employment at-will doctrine is a narrow one.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 5, 2017, in M.C.A.D. v. Country Bank for Savings, the "MCAD" held that an employer engaged in unlawful disability discrimination when it terminated an employee whose medical leave had ended...
BakerHostetler
A nurse employed by a major medical center was suspected of illegally diverting medications.
The McLane Law Firm
One of the most problematic areas for employers is the balancing act which occurs between managing employee productivity and attendance while taking care not to tread on entitlement to "FMLA"...
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Fisher Phillips LLP
In a ruling that could leave employers fuming and possibly cursing, a federal appellate court ruled that an employee who used a public Facebook page to curse out not just his boss...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
One of the many challenges for employers is that, occasionally, employees must be terminated. Unfortunately, sometimes those former employees claim to have been terminated illegally...
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.
Littler Mendelson
On May 9, 2017, the Missouri Legislature passed a significant amendment to the Missouri Human Rights Act, which would bring the Act into closer alignment with federal and other states'...
Littler Mendelson
In a lawsuit involving both wrongful dismissal and defamation, Canada's Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Papp v. Stokes et al, 2017 ONSC 2357, has ruled that an employer's negative review...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employer must reinstate four employees after it terminated the employees for agreeing with a former coworker's email that complained about their terms and conditions of employment.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit agrees with the Board that the use of profanity in a Facebook post was not "opprobrious enough" to lose the NLRA's protections and justify the employer's termination of the employee.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In Bowman v. State Bank of Keysville, the Virginia Supreme Court first recognized an exception to the employment at-will doctrine based upon an employer's violation of public policy in the discharge of an employee.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Second Circuit said last week that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act when it fired an employee who criticized a supervisor on Facebook during an election.
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.
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