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Breaking news: California legislature passes mandatory paid sick leave bill

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2014

On Saturday, August 30, 2014, in the early morning hours and amid controversy among labor supporters, the California legislature passed a bill that

Amended executive orders expand employment discrimination prohibitions

  • McAfee & Taft
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2014

Since 1974 - just 10 years after Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed - Congress has made repeated attempts to introduce and pass

The franchise system in peril: joint employer status and the NLRB

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2014

Over the past few months, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken a series of steps to dramatically broaden the long-standing standard of

Status updates - August 29th, 2014

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

What's not to like? The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that an employee's Facebook "like" approving of another employee's statements about

Employers won't "like" this one: NLRB holds Facebook "thumbs up" is protected concerted activity

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

Numerous actions by the NLRB's General Counsel and administrative law judges (highlighted in prior posts on this blog) have caused great concern for

New pregnancy accommodation requirements coming to Illinois in January 2015

  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

On August 26, 2014, Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois signed the so-called "Pregnancy Fairness bill" into law, creating broad new protections for

Fast-food worker alleges pregnancy-related discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

A fast-food worker in Oregon has reportedly sued her former employer, seeking $242,000 in damages on the ground that she was discharged because she

Restaurant manager alleges obesity discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

According to a news source, a 600-pound man, who worked as a Hometown Buffet restaurant manager, has filed a lawsuit under the Americans with

The Inbox - August 29, 2014

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

It's only a matter of time before the traffic swells return to D.C. after a blissful summer of light, breezy roadway locomotion. As the holiday

Michigan Court of Appeals affirms certification of class of male corrections officers alleging reverse discrimination

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

On August 19, 2014, in Nowacki v. Department of Corrections, Case No. 315969 (Mich. Ct. App. Aug. 19, 2014), the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed