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EEOC's new challenge to language in separation agreements

USA - May 20 2015 In 2006 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) entered into a consent decree with Eastman Kodak Company in which the EEOC agreed to

Consistency is key: shifting (or missing) reasons for decisions can lead to liability

USA - May 13 2015 Two recent US Court of Appeals cases highlight the importance of articulating and clearly documenting the reasons for employment decisions. Failure

Make sure your brand doesn’t .suck !

USA - May 21 2015 The .sucks domain name registry is preparing to launch, queuing up what promises to be an epic battle between those who build brands and those who

SEC Enforcement Division issues guidance on use of administrative or district court forum

USA - May 18 2015 On May 8, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement issued its first formal guidance on how it evaluates whether to sue

Challenges to summary judgment in reasonable accommodation cases

USA - May 6 2015 Employers may experience increased difficulty obtaining dismissal of disability discrimination claims on summary judgment as courts apply greater

NYS budget exempts hazardous waste cleanups from assessments and fees

USA - May 26 2015 Governor Cuomo's 2015-2016 enacted State Budget contains amendments exempting hazardous wastes from cleanups conducted under the New York City

Draft Senate Bill would curb Dodd-Frank’s effects on insurers

USA - May 22 2015 On May 12, 2015, U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, released a

USCIS suspension of premium processing of H-1B extension petitions and the implementation of the H-4 employment authorization regulations

USA - May 21 2015 The Business Immigration Group would like to alert you to the following developments surrounding the USCIS suspension of premium processing of H-1B

Make sure your brand doesn’t .suck !

USA - May 21 2015 The .sucks domain name registry is preparing to launch, queuing up what promises to be an epic battle between those who build brands and those who

New decision clarifies rules regarding derivative standing for creditors in Delaware Court of Chancery

USA - May 21 2015 On May 4, 2015, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an important decision regarding creditor standing to maintain a derivative action on behalf of