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Transsexuality-based decisions may cause problems under federal sex discrimination laws

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2008

The decision in a recent federal court case against the United States Library of Congress shows clearly the risk an employer takes when making employment decisions based on a person’s gender identity

Widespread changes in Ohio foreclosure procedures

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2008

House Bill 138, which changes many of the procedural and substantive aspects of foreclosures in Ohio, was recently signed into law by Governor Strickland and became effective September 11, 2008

Recent Sixth Circuit decision authorizes creative solution to address runaway intermittent leave

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2008

Many employers have been pulling their hair out attempting to address runaway intermittent leave under the FMLA

National Bank Act may preempt certain bank officer employment claims

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2008

National banks may be missing out on a defense available to them against certain state-law employment claims brought by terminated bank officers

SEC procedure for waiver of privilege

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2008

The SEC enforcement manual, dated October 6, 2008, now states that the staff should not ask a party to waive the attorney-client or work product privileges when investigating potential securities laws violations

Disabled former employees lack standing to sue under ADA

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2008

The Sixth Circuit weighed in on an issue that has split the federal courts and has joined the Seventh and Ninth Circuits in holding that disabled former employees lack standing to sue under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Court enjoins BWC group rating program

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2008

On November 18th, the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court in San Allen v. Ohio BWC issued an injunction prohibiting the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation from enacting its current group rating plan and requiring it to enact a retrospective rating plan for the policy year starting July 1, 2009

High court hears argument in Stoneridge, a case which may determine who can be liable in securities damages cases

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2007

On October 9, 2007, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in what commentators believe may be the most important securities law case in years

Ohio Supreme Court upholds caps on damages

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2008

A recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of two tort reform measures enacted by the Ohio General Assembly will promote Ohio’s business climate and economic health

Supreme Court rejects third-party securities liability

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2008

Earlier this week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. that stockholders cannot sue third parties that participate in a securities fraud scheme because the stockholders have not directly relied on the advice of the third parties