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Employee needs more than speculation to support his retaliation claim

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

To prevail on a claim of retaliation under federal law, an employee must prove that he or she engaged in a "protected activity" under an

Depressed employee’s vacation leave request did not qualify for FMLA protection

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The vacation request of an employee suffering from depression and anxiety did not qualify as a leave request under the Family and Medical Leave Act

When titans clash: California whistleblower protections trump law on review of internal hospital staff privilege procedures

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

Health care employers face myriad challenges in complying with numerous lawswith physician hospital staff privileges and whistleblower issues

Does a 100 healed policy violate the ADA? What to require of employees returning from leave

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied a motion to dismiss a claim filed by the Equal Employment

Prohibiting “message” clothing without business reason violates the NLRA

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently deemed a car dealership's prohibition on "pins, insignias, or other message clothing which are not

Light duty policy limited to work-related injuries could support claim for pregnancy discrimination

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently sided with an employee in a pregnancy discrimination case. In Latowski v

Employer faces ADAFMLA conundrum and wins summary judgment

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2013

In an unpublished opinion issued on October 8, 2013, Owens v. Calhoun County School District, No. 12-60897, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Pennsylvania court jump starts unemployment claim

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2013

On August 29, 2013, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvaniaan intermediate appellate courtaffirmed an Unemployment Compensation Board of

What do an application process and a suit claiming discrimination have in common?

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2013

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a lower court's summary judgment decision, finding that an applicant who refused to complete an

Firing of employee after his angry outburst during mediation did not constitute retaliation

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2013

While the anti-retaliation provision of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit all employer action after an employee has filed a