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OFCCP Publishes Revised FAAP Directive

USA - May 16 2016 The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a revised directive regarding the use of Functional Affirmative Action Plans

SCOTUS Fair Credit Reporting Act Background Check Standing Case Remanded to Lower Court

USA - May 17 2016 On May 16, 2016, in a 6-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court remanded the closely watched Spokeo Inc. v. Robins case back to the Ninth Circuit for

DOL's Final Rule Expands Overtime Eligibility for Millions of Workers

USA - May 18 2016 Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will publish its long-awaited Final Rule amending the "white collar" exemption tests for executive

ABC, Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, and lessons on parting ways with key employees

USA - May 17 2016 What Kelly Ripa lacks in size, she makes up for in attitude. At just 5’3, the petit daytime talk show star measures but a fraction of the size of

Where’s that Goat?

USA - May 11 2016 Wow, is this tough. I really don’t know whether I can get the words out. Still, I know it’s true, so I have to say itso, here goes . . . no, no

Cooling hot political buttons

USA - May 27 2016 During every political campaign, I am reminded of the notion that if we speak about our co-workers or subordinates in the manner in which the

Tennessee Legislative Update

USA - May 25 2016 Governor Haslam recently signed several bills into law that will impact Tennessee employees and employers in both the public and private sectors

Supreme Court Rules that Statute of Limitations Period for Constructive Discharge Claims Begins to Run from Date of Notice of Resignation

USA - May 24 2016 The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that the statute of limitations period for constructive discharge claims under Title VII of the 1964 Civil

No bluff: Wright demands equal pay on House of Cards

USA - May 23 2016 Actress Robin Wright, who plays the formidable Claire Underwood on House of Cards, is the latest in the entertainment world to speak out on equal pay

Invocation of "The Rule" During Trade Secret Injunction Hearings

USA - May 20 2016 The Texas Supreme Court ruled today that a party accused of stealing trade secrets does not have an absolute right to be present in the courtroom for