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Marijuana and the workplace: a potpourri of conflicting laws for employers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

20 states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized possession of marijuana for medical use, and for recreational use as well in Washington

Supreme Court holds that severance payments constitute wages under FICA

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

On March 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc. that severance payments made to employees who were

Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately

Massachusetts noncompete provisions: a thing of the past?

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick recently announced proposed legislation that would make noncompete provisions in employment contracts

Employers must provide New Jersey employees with gender equity notice and acknowledgment form by February 5, 2014

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2014

Employers are reminded that they have until February 5, 2014 to distribute copies of New Jersey's new Gender Equity Notice ("Notice") which was

Recent developments in wage and hour law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2013

March was another busy month in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent

Seventh Circuit revives male employee's claim of sexual harassment based on female supervisor's alleged advances

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

In Turner v The Saloon, 2010 WL 424580 (7th Cir, Feb 8, 2010), the Seventh Circuit reversed summary judgment for an employer in a sexual harassmenthostile work environment claim brought by a male employee based on the alleged sexual advances of his female supervisor

EEOC expands company-wide scrutiny of hiring and job assignment practices

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2012

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it plans to expand and devote additional resources to its “systemic discrimination enforcement initiative.”

New German SOX whistleblower guidelines: some help for U.S. companies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • May 9 2007

German authorities have issued new whistleblower guidelines, which allow U.S. companies to implement hotlines in Germany

Sixth Circuit case guides employers in assessing FMLA intermittent leave eligibility

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2008

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently provided helpful guidance to employers in assessing an employee's eligibility for Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") intermittent leave