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Affirmative action and OFCCP compliance update: OFCCP issues highly anticipated final disability and veteran regulations

USA - August 28 2013 After several years of delay, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued highly anticipated final rules…

Co-authors: Patrick W. Spangler, J. Kevin Hennessy.


Making the grade: employers face increased scrutiny of pre-employment testing programs

USA - April 24 2012 Employers frustrated with the poor training or skill level of new employees, employee turnover and the increased number and cost of workers’ compensation claims may turn toward pre-employment tests to assess a potential employee before hiring the individual.

Co-authors: Patrick W. Spangler, Benjamin A. Hartsock.


United States Supreme Court strikes down largest employment discrimination class action in history

USA - June 23 2011 On June 20, 2011, the United States Supreme Court granted employers some long-awaited relief by substantially raising the bar for plaintiffs (and their lawyers) seeking to certify large employment discrimination class actions.

Co-authors: Joseph K. Mulherin, Thomas M. Wilde.


United States Supreme Court strikes down largest employment discrimination class action in history

USA - June 23 2011 On June 20, 2011, the United States Supreme Court granted employers some long-awaited relief by substantially raising the bar for plaintiffs (and their lawyers) seeking to certify large employment discrimination class actions.

Co-authors: Joseph K. Mulherin, Thomas M. Wilde.


Supreme Court validates class action waiver provisions in arbitration agreements

USA - May 3 2011 In our April 2010 issue of Labor and Employment Law, we discussed using mandatory arbitration agreements as one option for combating the proliferation of wage and hour class action litigation.

Co-authors: Amy L. Bess, Joseph K. Mulherin, Neal Korval.