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Ninth Circuit finds employee statutory claims cannot be removed under CAFA

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

The Ninth Circuit ruled that a would-be class action for alleged violations of the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) by an employer

Judge rules that Ohio BWC owes employers $860 million

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2013

Earlier this year, a Cuyahoga County trial court ruled that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's (BWC) Group Rating Program, in effect between

Officer terminations: National Bank Act preemption

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2008

The Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals recently held that an officer of an Ohio national bank could not pursue state law claims of sex discrimination during her employment because the claims were preempted by the National Bank Act

NLRB posting deadline looms

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2012

On March 7, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the request of several employer trade groups to enjoin enforcement of the rule adopted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requiring employers to post a notice of employee rights beginning April 30, 2012

What’s new in the world of job safety?

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

What if I told you how to never receive an OSHA citation against your company that would stand up in court?

Ohio Supreme Court upholds asbestos reform bill

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 29 2008

In a long-awaited decision, on October 15, 2008, the Ohio Supreme Court held that the nation's first asbestos reform legislation Ohio House Bill 292 may be applied to cases pending prior to its effective date without offending the Retroactivity Clause of the Ohio Constitution

U.S. Supreme Court issues decisions that favor employers

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued two decisions that provide additional protections to employers defending claims made under

Firing over Facebook posting the NLRB’s view

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2010

For the first time, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken a position in a case involving an employee who posted negative comments about her employer on a social media site; and employers should pay heed

Police officer must repay workers’ compensation benefits due to illegal drug sales

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court’s McNea v. Industrial Commission decision is noteworthy because of the tenacity that a former Parma police officer showed by sticking to his guns while in the line of the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s (BWC) fire

Length of service requirement for pregnancy leave found unlawful

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2009

An Ohio Appellate Court held this month that an employer’s application of a minimum length of service requirement to qualify for maternity leave is unlawful