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Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

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

“Perfectly clear” successor doctrine clarified

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2009

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently held in S&F Market St. Healthcare LLC v. NLRB that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) misapplied the “perfectly clear” successor doctrine wherein a successor employer is bound by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement only when it is “perfectly clear” that the new employer intends to retain all of its predecessor’s bargaining unit employees without changing the terms and conditions of their employment

Illinois appellate court affirms dismissal of claims for unauthorized disclosure of former employees’ personal information

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2011

In this age of widespread access to electronic information and increased risk of identity theft, employers more than ever need to be aware of the potential sources for liability when employee data is mishandled

California employers cannot prohibit former employees from soliciting customers except to protect trade secrets or other proprietary information

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2008

California employers have long been subject to unusually strict limitations on covenants-not-to-compete

Employers face uncertainty in applying FMLA

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2007

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (“FMLA”) was enacted in 1993 to allow eligible employees to take unpaid leaves of absence without risking their job security

Moonlighting employees: how to avoid the legal risks

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2009

In this unpredictable economic climate, many employees are looking for additional sources of income

Taxation of employment, severance and settlement agreements

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2007

Drafting agreements, including employment, severance and settlement agreements, which properly protect the company’s interests and achieve the intended results is just one of the myriad tasks that general counsel must perform expertly

Failure to rebut objective evidence fatal to mixed-motive discrimination claim

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2008

In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Makky v. Chertoff, considered “whether a plaintiff’s prima facie case in a mixed motive Title VII employment discrimination action fails if it is irrefutable that plaintiff does not meet a necessary objective qualification for the job.”

Recent developments in wage and hour law

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

October and November were busy months in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent

Seventh Circuit upholds judgment for employer on claim of improperly requiring psychiatric exams

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

Recently in Coffman v. Indianapolis Fire Department, 2009 WL 2525762 (Aug. 20, 2009), the federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals determined that a fire department’s decision to require a firefighter to undergo psychiatric evaluation based on reports of her “withdrawn” and “defensive” behavior was permissible under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”