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Employers may not like NLRB General Counsel report on handbook rules

  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2015

As we have previously reported, the National Labor Relations Board in recent years has put employee handbooks and policy manuals under a magnifying

Breaking: FMLA “spousal” rule on hold for now

  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2015

The new rule defining "spouse" for purposes of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act was set to take effect today. But a federal judge in

Protecting trade secrets insufficient to enforce covenant not to compete in any capacity worldwide

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Addressing the enforceability of a non-compete agreement to protect trade secrets, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld a ruling

U.S. Supreme Court revises test for pregnancy-based discrimination

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

On March 25th, the United States Supreme Court vacated a lower court’s ruling in favor of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) against a former delivery

U.S. Supreme Court creates new standard for evaluating pregnancy-related accommodations; finds EEOC’s pregnancy guidance is not entitled to deference

  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

By a 6-3 majority, the Supreme Court created a potentially new standard by which employers’ accommodations given or denied to pregnant women will be

Attorney General Madigan finds “right to work zones” preempted by federal law

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Last Friday, Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued an opinion finding that Illinois counties, municipalities, and other local governments cannot pass

New rules prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a Final Rule on December 9, 2014, implementing Executive

Supreme Court overturns the Fourth Circuit's decision in Young v. UPS: remands for further consideration

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court in Young v. UPS held that a pregnant employee who seeks to show disparate treatment through indirect

NLRB shows no signs of releasing its death grip on employer handbooks

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Calling the analysis of handbook rules an "evolving area of law" (i.e. Whatever the NLRB says is proper on that particular day), NLRB General Counsel

High Court’s pregnancy bias decision creates a new standard

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In a 6-3 opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a decision that rejected a Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) claim against the employer for failing