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Rochester issues FAQs on newly effective “ban the box” ordinance

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 18 2014

Rochester recently posted FAQs highlighting key provisions of the city’s “ban the box” ordinance, which takes effect today. The new law prohibits

Texas Supreme Court denies policyholder’s discovery regarding claims handling

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • November 18 2014

It is rare to see a state's highest court address a discovery issue. But the Supreme Court of Texas did just that recently in In re National Lloyds

Five million penalty is stark reminder about "gun jumping"

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it had imposed a civil penalty of $3.8M and

The Ninth Circuit provides employers with an assist in dismissing FLSA actions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

Employers have long known that the Supreme Court’s decisions in Twombly and Iqbal provide them with a powerful weapon in moving to dismiss broadly

5th Circuit: outing whistleblower equals adverse action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On November 12, 2014, in Halliburton, Inc. v. Admin. Review Bd., 5th Cir. No. 13-cv-60323, the Fifth Circuit affirmed an ARB’s decision that

SEC issues Guidance to BDCS regarding consolidated financials

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On October 31, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission, through the Chief Accountant's Office of its Investment Management Division, issued a

Lopez v. City of Lawrence decision criticizes “disparate impact” analysis

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • November 14 2014

In the context of analyzing a Title VII Civil Rights and Massachusetts law “disparate impact” claim, a federal court has cast considerable doubt on

Massachusetts passes paid sick leave law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts joined the growing list of states to guarantee paid sick leave for employees. According to the new law (a ballot

New Hampshire Department of Labor and U.S. DOL agree to work together against misclassification

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor (“U.S. DOL”) and the New Hampshire Department of Labor recently signed a memorandum of understanding to share information

Texas federal court clarifies broad scope of professional liability policies for lawyers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 13 2014

Lawyers may be surprised to learn that lawsuits brought by clients challenging something other than purely legal advice or advocacysuch as