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The employer’s reference guide to information about Ebola

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

Concerns related to the Ebola outbreak are increasing among both employers and employees in the United States. The outbreak is currently most active

Fifth Circuit finds restriction of job responsibilities may constitute adverse employment action under Title VII

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for an employer to fail to hire or to discharge an individual or otherwise discriminate

Employee needs more than speculation to support his retaliation claim

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

To prevail on a claim of retaliation under federal law, an employee must prove that he or she engaged in a "protected activity" under an

Depressed employee’s vacation leave request did not qualify for FMLA protection

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The vacation request of an employee suffering from depression and anxiety did not qualify as a leave request under the Family and Medical Leave Act

When titans clash: California whistleblower protections trump law on review of internal hospital staff privilege procedures

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

Health care employers face myriad challenges in complying with numerous lawswith physician hospital staff privileges and whistleblower issues

Does a 100 healed policy violate the ADA? What to require of employees returning from leave

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied a motion to dismiss a claim filed by the Equal Employment

Prohibiting “message” clothing without business reason violates the NLRA

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently deemed a car dealership's prohibition on "pins, insignias, or other message clothing which are not

Light duty policy limited to work-related injuries could support claim for pregnancy discrimination

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently sided with an employee in a pregnancy discrimination case. In Latowski v

Should employers test applicants’ integrity? The EEOC discusses “integrity testing”

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

Employers often associate a lack of integrity with counterproductive workplace behaviors, includingtheft and workplace violence.As a result

Employer faces ADAFMLA conundrum and wins summary judgment

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2013

In an unpublished opinion issued on October 8, 2013, Owens v. Calhoun County School District, No. 12-60897, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals