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Will employers have an affirmative defense in EEOC litigation? A look at the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

In the coming months, the Supreme Court of the United States will determine the level of judicial review, if any, that will be applied to employers’

The interactive process dance, part one: what happens when the music stops?

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

California employers are not only required to refrain from discriminating against any employee on the basis of disability, but they also have an

Fifth Circuit declines to clarify when an employment action is “adverse” enough to support a discrimination claim

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2015

When presented with an employment discrimination claim, one of the early questions any agency or court must answer is whether the claimant has

Recent Illinois federal court rulings cloud Fifield’s bright-line test

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2015

Two recent rulings in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division and the Central District of Illinois, Peoria Division, have further blurred

A WARN Act roundup: jury trial rights, the unforeseen business circumstances defense, and the single employer rule

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Towards the end of 2014, three federal courts explored developing issues under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988

California court rules on whether to compel arbitration where employer could not authenticate employee's electronic signature

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Ruiz v. Moss Bros. Auto Group., Inc., No.E057529 (December 23, 2014): Challenges to the validity and enforcement of arbitration agreements continue to

House painter with vertigo and restriction to work “at ground level” loses FEHA case

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Garcia v. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, No. ECU05684 (January 16, 2015): In a recent unpublished ruling, the California Court

Worker's failure to perform his job duties satisfactorily dooms FEHA retaliation claim

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Manner v. Intevac, Inc., No. H038979 (January 2, 2015): The California Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court's granting of summary judgment of

Being on call in California does not impede on rest breaks

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., No. B243788 (filed December 31, 2014, pub. ord. January 29, 2015)): In its recently published decision, the

New York court holds that alcohol treatment is not compensable time

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

Gibbs v. City of New York, No. 12-CV-8340 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 23, 2015): The Southern District of New York held that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA