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Ford & Harrison LLP

NLRB's General Counsel confirms an employer is not required to provide information relating to a union's unsupported belief that two separate subsidiaries are operating as one

USA - May 7 2015 In a case handled by FordHarrison attorneys, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel recently held that an employer was not

Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation results in million-dollar settlements for violations regarding background checks

USA - November 17 2014 There has been a recent uptick in class action litigation for technical violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act when employers seek approval from

California labor agency overseeing paid sick leave law says employers must use caution when asking for doctors' notes

USA - April 23 2015 In a public webinar recently hosted by the California Department of Industrial Relations regarding California's new paid sick leave

New precedent decision revoking an approved H-1B work visa petition poses dire consequences for the consulting industry

USA - April 15 2015 On April 9, 2015, the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (CIS) issued a precedent

EEOC required to "conciliate"however it sees fitbefore suing employers

USA - May 6 2015 In a limited victory for employers, the Supreme Court held last week in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC that courts have jurisdiction to review whether the

Airline industry alert: OT class action against Southwest Airlines fails to take off

USA - May 21 2015 Airlines achieved a major victory on May 19, 2015, with an order from the Central District of California granting Southwest Airlines

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals holds hostile work environment can be created with a single racial epithet

USA - May 20 2015 Despite consistent direction from the United States Supreme Court that courts should look at "all the circumstances" in determining

California court ruling pulls the spurs off PAGA deputies' boots

USA - May 19 2015 A new California appellate court decision provides much needed guidance regarding the proper scope of discovery in representative actions brought

Federal court upholds federal contractor union notice requirement

USA - May 15 2015 A federal court in the District of Columbia has upheld the validity of the Department of Labor's (DOL) rule requiring covered federal contractors to

NLRB's General Counsel confirms an employer is not required to provide information relating to a union's unsupported belief that two separate subsidiaries are operating as one

USA - May 7 2015 In a case handled by FordHarrison attorneys, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel recently held that an employer was not