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Anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies save employer from $3.5 million punitive damages award

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • Puerto Rico, USA
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  • January 20 2015

On January 7, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico issued an opinion overturning a jury’s $3.5 million punitive damages

Employee who was sued by former employer collects $271,000 from employer

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

PCGH sued its former employee, Thomas Keck, to collect on an unpaid promissory note. Keck defended against the action by claiming that any money he

No end in sight for wave of paid family and sick leave laws

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2015

Employers have been scrambling to keep up with the multitude of paid sick leave laws that were passed in the last several years. These laws vary by

U.S. Supreme Court to decide fate of same-sex marriage laws

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

It was announced today that the U.S. Supreme Court will consider two important questions relating to same-sex marriage-whether states are required to

School teacher with breast cancer could proceed with disability discrimination lawsuit

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

Lauralyn Swanson was a teacher for the Yucca Valley Elementary School who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy. After the

Michigan protects employers from negligent hiring and retention claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2015

On January 1, a new Michigan law took effect to protect companies that hire ex-offenders who go on to cause damage or injury during the course of

Deja-vu all over again: Congress once again retroactively increases mass transit benefit limits

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2015

Prior to the enactment of the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 ("TIPA") in December 2014, effective for 2014, mass transit commuters were only

Significant multiemployer and single employer benefit rule changes take effect

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

On December 16, 2014, President Obama signed into law the $1.1 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015

California’s Fair Chance Employment Act targets construction contractors

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 19 2015

A new California law took effect January 1 that requires employers making bids on state contracts involving “onsite construction-related services” to

$300,000 in punitive damages upheld in sexual harassment case despite nominal damages award

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

State of Arizona v. ASARCO LLC, 2014 WL 6918577 (9th Cir. 2014) (en banc) Angela Aguilar who worked in a copper mine for approximately 11 months