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Reasonable accommodations under the ADA do not require changing a job's essential functions

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2014

Weldon Williams, a pharmacist, suffered from diabetes which limited his ability to stand for extended periods of time. Williams sued his former

E-cigarettes in the workplace

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

Employers should be aware of the new electronic cigarette fad, and the need to address workplace policies accordingly. Electronic cigarettes, also

The cost of security for employers: is time spent going through security compensable?

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether employers will be required to pay their employees for time spent going through a security clearance at the

Court allows counterclaim against whistleblower for breach of employment agreement

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

A federal court in New Jersey has permitted a defendant in a False Claims case to defend itself on the grounds that the whistleblowerex-employees

Fantasy Football's impact on the workplace

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

What do 31 million employees have in common? They all participate in at least one (in many cases more than one) Fantasy Football league! For those of

NLRB pushing for a joint employer liability model for franchisors?

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

In a move that has caused great concern in the franchising industry, in pending cases filed by employees against McDonald's franchisees, the National

Marijuana use for alleged depression and anxiety can still get you fired in Florida

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2014

There can be no doubt that Americans' views on the legality of marijuana use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has shifted over the past

Fires, rehires and non-competition agreements: termination of employment, no matter how brief, may start the clock to run

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

An Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that an employer cannot enforce a two year non-compete agreement against an employee who was fired for just 10

Federal Appeals court says Dodd-Frank does not protect overseas whistleblowers

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the Dodd-Frank Act does not protect whistleblowers outside the United States. In Liu

NLRB protects Facebook "Like" and signals standard for analyzing social media posts

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

An employer violated the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") by discharging two employees for participating in a Facebook posting by a former