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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Activist investors continue to make liberal use of the SEC's Rule 14a-8 to submit proposals for inclusion in company proxy statements.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A recent case from the Western District of North Carolina contains a helpful example of how the standards applicable to an employee's request for accommodation of a disability differ from those for determining whether the same employee is eligible for benefits under a short-term disability plan.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As we discussed in a previous post , the courts, the Congress, and the Department of Justice (the "DoJ") continue to grapple with the scope of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Lincoln Derr PLLC
Nearly half of Americans make New Year's resolutions – the most common resolutions are health related. But did you know that of those making New Year's resolutions, most begin to abandon those resolutions roughly two weeks later?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 4, 2019, in Woods-Early v. Corning Corp., Case No. 18-CV-6162, a race discrimination class action, Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York refused to strike class allegations of discrimination in promotions.
Butler Snow LLP
As this recent case demonstrates, consistent documentation can be your saving grace in defending a wrongful termination lawsuit, while inconsistent enforcement of rules can be your downfall.
Arnold & Porter
In Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc., No. 17-1212, Justice Kavanaugh delivered his first written opinion for the Supreme Court.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In 2018, victims and their supporters decried sexual harassment in the workplace.
Littler Mendelson
Many agencies are experiencing lingering effects after the longest-ever partial government shutdown, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
n January 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a decision that addressed for the first time whether an employer's failure to grant an employee's lateral transfer request
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The year 2018 was a busy one for healthcare employers.
Butler Snow LLP
On February 1, the EEOC announced that, due to the partial lapse in appropriations, the EEO-1 survey will open in early March with the deadline for submission of the report extended until May 31, 2019.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
While targeted social media ads may help employers find potential applicants with specific skill sets, inartfully crafted ads may open the door to discrimination claims, particularly in California.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued a key opinion interpreting the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which prohibits discrimination against people
Littler Mendelson
On January 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that failing to grant a lateral transfer for discriminatory reasons may constitute an "adverse employment action" ...
Ford & Harrison LLP
With success, Kelly leveraged control of everyone around him, those in his circles claim.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The New Jersey Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 121 affecting claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, which if signed into law, would render any prospective waiver of rights against public policy...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
It remains to be seen whether Domino's will appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
When Arizona's fifty-third legislature ended last spring, we reported on four new laws that impact Arizona employers and employees
Mintz
The District of Columbia Council recently repealed a law approved by voters in a June 2018 referendum that would have fundamentally changed the way tipped workers in the District are paid.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Bowditch & Dewey
On February 13, 2018, the District Court for the Western District of Washington found that University parking lots built before January 26, 1992 are not subject to the "meaningful access" requirement under the ADA".
Littler Mendelson
As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.
Bowditch & Dewey
On November 16, 2018, after more than a year of anticipation, the Department of Education issued its proposed regulations under Title IX.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In last week's blog posting, we explained to our readers how the #MeToo Movement impacted the class action litigation space in 2018, and accordingly became the fifth trend of this year's WCAR.
BakerHostetler
A recent case in Michigan federal court is heading to a jury trial after an employer lost a summary judgment motion aimed at dismissing a former employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Mintz
The District of Columbia Council recently repealed a law approved by voters in a June 2018 referendum that would have fundamentally changed the way tipped workers in the District are paid.
Duane Morris LLP
On January 11, 2019, a bill proposing a statewide salary history inquiry ban, applicable to private and public employers, was introduced in the New York State Assembly.
Foley & Lardner
With the midterm elections in the rearview mirror and an incoming Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, automotive industry employers can expect continued congressional gridlock ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Social engineering continued to be a major concern in 2018 as businesses continued to fall prey to such schemes and other cyber risks.
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