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Why Healthcare Employers Should Build An Effective Documentation Trail To Reduce Legal Exposure
In two recent healthcare cases, disgruntled former employees insisted that they had suffered illegal discrimination and retaliation.
United States
9 Aug 2019
The Madness Of March In The Workplace
Here we are again, fast approaching the most sustained workday distraction of the year: March Madness.
United States
16 Apr 2019
How To Avoid Workplace Retaliation Claims
Workplace retaliation claims have nearly tripled in frequency over the past decade and now are one of the most frequent claims filed in employment-related lawsuits and administrative charges.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Kentucky Becomes First State To Prohibit Mandatory Arbitration As A Condition Of Employment
The Kentucky Supreme Court just outlawed mandatory arbitration agreements that require applicants or employees to sign if they want to be hired or remain employed ...
United States
16 Oct 2018
Bailets v. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission – Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strengthens Pennsylvania's Whistleblower Law For Whistleblower Plaintiffs
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court (the "Supreme Court") has taken the "whistleblowers be made whole" purpose of the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law, 43 P.S. §§1421-1428, (the "PAWL")...
United States
19 Apr 2018
SCOTUS Slams Door On Attempt To Expand Retaliation Law
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to broaden the definition of "whistleblower" in federal anti-retaliation law, ruling that employees who simply raise complaints with their employers are not protected by the Dodd-Frank Act despite regulations which sought to provide additional protections.
United States
23 Feb 2018
Workplace Whistleblowing Trend Goes International: Ireland's Protected Disclosure Act 2014
Fisher Phillips attorneys had the pleasure and privilege of presenting with Colleen Cleary, Esquire, a solicitor from Ireland, at an International Employers Forum event in Washington D.C.
European Union
4 Dec 2017
Top 100 Workplace Law Stories Of 2017
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...
United States
4 Dec 2017
Volunteers Not Protected By New Jersey's Whistleblower Law, Says Court
A New Jersey appeals court recently ruled that a volunteer firefighter was not an "employee" of the volunteer fire company from which he was expelled, rejecting his whistleblower claim and strictly...
United States
11 Oct 2017
A Primer On "Cross-Referencing" The DTSA Whistleblower Immunity Provision Following 4 Simple Steps
In the spring of 2016, the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA" or "Act") was signed into law providing trade secret owners for the first time a federal civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation.
United States
22 Feb 2017
December 2016: The 8 Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories
The world of labor and employment law is always evolving at a rapid pace.
United States
9 Jan 2017
Auto Industry Faced With New OSHA Retaliation Rule
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule establishing procedures and time frames for handling automotive industry employees' whistleblower retaliation complaints...
United States
3 Jan 2017
New Anti-Corruption Law Creates Changes To Whistleblower Provisions In France
On December 10th, France's National Assembly published a new law on transparency and anti-corruption.
28 Dec 2016
November 2016: The 7 Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories
The world of labor and employment law is always evolving at a rapid pace. In order to make sure that you stay on top of the latest developments, here is a quick review of the seven biggest stories...
United States
13 Dec 2016
Did These 10 OSHA Rules And Initiatives Die With The Election Of Donald Trump?
The election of Donald Trump surprised some Americans. In the days since his victory, our firm's lawyers have fielded numerous questions from employers regarding what changes to workplace law...
United States
24 Nov 2016
Sharpening The Whistle Blow
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has expanded whistleblower enforcement even more than it has changed the safety landscape.
United States
1 Nov 2016
USDOL Recruits Whistleblowers For Misclassification Claims: Will Gig Workers Even Notice?
The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) recently revised its wage and hour poster to include information on the misclassification of workers as independent contractors.
United States
28 Sep 2016
OSHA Makes It Harder To Settle Whistleblower Claims
As you may or may not know, OSHA administers the whistleblower portions of about 22 federal statutes.
United States
19 Sep 2016
SEC Cracks Down On Anti-Whistleblower Severance Agreements
The SEC has issued six-figure fines to two different employers in the past several weeks, claiming that each crafted restrictive severance agreements that violated agency rules...
United States
31 Aug 2016
Five New State Laws Will Soon Affect Colorado Employers
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently signed five bills into law that will soon impact employers in a number of different ways.
United States
6 Jul 2016
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