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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
New job to-do list: (1) send goodbye email; (2) attend goodbye party; (3) update LinkedIn account; and (4) then use said LinkedIn account to send old colleagues new contact information.
Day Pitney LLP
On July 17, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that an employee who was fired because she tested positive for using legally prescribed medical marijuana could sue her employer for handicap discrimination...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The checklist can help ensure that such covenants remain enforceable by the buyer after the sale.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court of California, et al., No. 16-466 (U.S. June 19, 2017), 86 California residents and 592 non-residents from 33 other states sued Bristol-Myers in California...
Miles & Stockbridge
One of the most common types of litigation facing employers is the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") collective action.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Spurred by a recent change in a Massachusetts wage and hour regulation, plaintiffs' attorneys are aggressively pursuing class action lawsuits seeking unpaid overtime premium pay on behalf of car salespeople...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Texas Supreme Court held that the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark marriage equality decision, Obergefell v. Hodges...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In a decision issued last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit clarified that a single comment may give rise to a claim of workplace harassment.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Labor disputes are passionate affairs. Workplace grievances elicit all sorts of strident behavior. When the dispute involves a group of employees, the effect can become magnified.
Fisher Phillips LLP
As the U.S. Supreme Court stated in a 1984 decision involving the University of Oklahoma, there exists in this country a "revered tradition of amateurism in college sports."
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2017 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last week, on June 15, 2017, a California Court of Appeal reaffirmed the principle that individuals performing work for the direct benefit of an employer are entitled to wage and hour protections...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a recent landmark decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal court of appeals in the nation to rule sexual orientation claims are actionable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Sedgwick LLP
For the past two weeks, we've been reviewing the originating jurisdictions – not the first trial court, but the first authority, whether agency, council or board – for the California Supreme Court's civil...
Ford & Harrison LLP
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that it will return to the practice of issuing Opinion Letters in response to inquiries from businesses regarding federal wage and hour issues, a practice abandoned under the prior administration.
Littler Mendelson
Anticipated rules to "clarify" New York City's Freelance Isn't Free Act, which amend Title 6 of the City's Rules by adding a new chapter 12, have now been promulgated by the Department of Consumer Affairs and go into effect on July 24, 2017.
BakerHostetler
United States lawsuits involving the law of Afghanistan are uncommon, but it is common for employees to bring suit based on work done abroad generally...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The lawsuit, Scales v. Badger Daylighting Corp., was filed in California state court by the employee, Daniel Scales, after his employer, Badger Daylighting Corp., first filed a breach of contract action against Scales in Indiana state court.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Welcome once again to Proskauer's newly revamped ERISA Newsletter. As a reminder, readers can obtain the information in this Newsletter as it is published on our blog.
Carlton Fields
Previously, I wrote about potential litigation under the Department of Labor's then proposed fiduciary rule (see Expect Focus, Vol. II, 2015).
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last week, on June 15, 2017, a California Court of Appeal reaffirmed the principle that individuals performing work for the direct benefit of an employer are entitled to wage and hour protections...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2017 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Friday, June 2, marked the last day for bills in the California Legislature to pass out of their house of origin—the Senate or Assembly—and continue the legislative process for a shot at becoming a new California Peculiarity.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Here's some advice you probably didn't think you needed, employers: you should avoid, at all costs, giving or threatening to give your employees the biblical Mark of the Beast.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a U.S. District Court's denial of three post-verdict motions brought by an employer in an EEOC religious discrimination case alleging a failure to accommodate an employee's Anti-Christ fears.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A significant change in NLRB precedent during the last few years was the added requirement that an employer bargain over discretionary aspects of discipline in the period between the union...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On June 7, 2017, the Board held that in order to comply with the Board's Election Rules, an employer may need to search the phones of supervisors to identify the phone numbers of eligible voters...
Carlton Fields
Previously, I wrote about potential litigation under the Department of Labor's then proposed fiduciary rule (see Expect Focus, Vol. II, 2015).
Littler Mendelson
Anticipated rules to "clarify" New York City's Freelance Isn't Free Act, which amend Title 6 of the City's Rules by adding a new chapter 12, have now been promulgated by the Department of Consumer Affairs and go into effect on July 24, 2017.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
A recent settlement of a class action wage and hour lawsuit in a Wisconsin federal court serves as an important reminder that failing to properly structure meal and break periods could result in...
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