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Gainful Employment: Alternate Earnings Appeals Due February 1
Higher education institutions that dispute their debt-to-earnings rates as calculated by the U.S. Department of Education must submit any alternate earnings appeals no later than Thursday, February 1, 2018.
United States
23 Jan 2018
NLRB Issues Two Key Decisions Affecting Higher Ed
On August 23, the National Labor Relations Board issued several decisions affecting unionization rights at private universities.
United States
31 Aug 2016
What's Next For Class Action Defendants After Tyson Foods?
The U.S. Supreme Court on March 22 handed down a decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo.
United States
31 Mar 2016
Employers And Medical Marijuana: Are California's Anti-Drug Policies Up In Smoke?
What's an employer to do when faced with employees using marijuana in or out of the workplace?
United States
4 Nov 2015
EEOC Decision: Title VII Protects Employees' Sexual Orientation
On July 18, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decided that Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination extends to discrimination based on an individual's sexual orientation.
United States
24 Jul 2015
NLRB Wishes Employers A Not-So-Happy New Year – Issues New Election Rules And Overrules Register Guard
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has amended its internal rules to speed up the union election process.
United States
19 Jan 2015
NLRB Atypically ‘Gets It Right' In Latest Ruling On Social Media
One of the topics from our "Eye on Workplace Privacy" seminar was the focus on how the NLRB has been dealing with employer handbook and social media policies.
United States
16 Jul 2014
What Does The Noel Canning Decision Mean For You?
The United States Supreme Court found that President Obama's three January 2012 "recess appointments" to the NLRB were unconstitutional.
United States
11 Jul 2014
Employers Beware: Missouri Supreme Court Heightens The Risk Of Dismissing Employees Who Filed Workers Compensation Claims
The Missouri Supreme Court recently overruled the long-standing "exclusive" causation standard for worker’s compensation retaliation claims.
United States
12 May 2014
Supreme Court Upholds ERISA Plan's Statute Of Limitations
Yesterday, in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of an ERISA-plan provision
United States
30 Dec 2013
Fifth Circuit Overturns NLRB Decision On Class And Collective Action Waivers
On December 3, the Fifth Circuit set aside the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB" or "Board") ruling that the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") prohibits employers from including class or collective action waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements.
United States
19 Dec 2013
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