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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases new guidance regarding pregnancy discrimination

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an enforcement guidance "Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues,"

NLRB rules that micro-unit of Macy workers share a “community of interest”

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

In a notable decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board), in Macy's, Inc., 361 NLRB No. 4 (July 22, 2014), recently applied its

Aaron's alleged to have violated FCRA in employment practices

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

A complaint filed in a Georgia federal court contains allegations that Aaron's Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") by refusing to

Illinois limits use of criminal background checks in hiring

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

On July 21, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the Job Opportunities and Qualified Applicants Act (Act) limiting the ability of private

California legislative update

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Since our last annual California Legislative Update in October 2013, California has enacted a number of new employment laws that have implications

Supreme Court strikes down NLRB recess appointments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

In a highly-awaited, end-of-Term decision, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday decided Noel Canning v. NLRBa separation-of-powers showdown

Follow-up on restrictive covenants in stock award agreements in California

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In response to my previous blogs on Newell Rubbermaid v. Storm (Del. Ch. March 27, 2014) and restrictive covenants in stock award agreements, a few

California Supreme Court rules that arbitration agreements with class action waivers are preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act, but PAGA action waivers are not

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

On June 23, 2014, the California Supreme Court, ruling 6-1, issued its highly anticipated ruling in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC

Ethical issues in the executive compensation area including the "independent counsel" provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

In employment, change in control, and other executive compensation agreements, as well as deferred compensation, equity, and incentive compensation

NLRB Judge strikes Hooters franchise social media policy

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for the National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that a Hooters franchise unlawfully fired a waitress who