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Motor carriers face uphill battle after California Supreme Court decision

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Harris v. Pac Anchor Transportation, Inc., No. S194388 (July 28, 2014): In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court has held that the

Another increase in the Rhode Island minimum wage to $9hour

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective

Here we go againsignificant threat of automatic debarment from government contracts slipping in under the wire!

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Two weeks ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, a little-understood and little-noticed amendment to the Fiscal Year 2015

Illinois’s new “ban the box” law prohibits asking about criminal histories on job applications

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

On July 19, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, making Illinois the fifth state to bar

New Jersey employment posters updated, yet again

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (NJDCR) just modified its Discrimination in Employment poster, which all New Jersey employers are required to

New Jersey Supreme Court upholds termination of whistleblowing RN, confirming narrow reading of CEPA

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In Hitesman v. Bridgeway, Inc., A-73-12 (June 16, 2014), a registered nurse was fired after he complained to management about the rate of infectious

New Jersey Bill seeks to expand overtime and minimum wage exemption to private summer camp employees

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Currently, New Jersey overtime and minimum wage laws do not apply to summer camps (and other summer conferences and retreats) operated by non-profit

A private claim under the New Jersey Civil Rights Act requires the presence of state action, New Jersey Supreme Court holds

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In two companion cases, Perez v. Zagami, LLC, A-36-12 (May 21, 2014), and Cottrell v. Zagami, A-5-13 (May 21, 2014), the New Jersey Supreme Court

Statute of limitations waiver in employment application enforceable against ESL immigrant, New Jersey Appellate Division holds

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On June 19, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division continued recent willingness of New Jersey courts to enforce employment applications that shorten

New Jersey Senate bill would prohibit automatic disqualification of applicants based on criminal record

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On May 19, 2014, the Senate introduced two (essentially identical) bills (S2101 and S2102) that would prohibit public and private employers from