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Department of Labor announces expansion of FMLA rights to same-sex couples

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

The United States Department of Labor issued a groundbreaking rule change last week, granting couples in legal, same-sex marriages the same rights as

Insubordination? Yes but NLRB says it’s protected activity

  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2015

By now private employers should be well aware that employees who openly criticize management and refuse to obey instructions will often be found to

Aguas v. State of New Jersey

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

In Ilda Aguas v. State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court tackled two issues that were not "expressly decided" in Lehmann v. Toys 'R' Us

Construction case law update - March 2, 2015

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

Plaintiff-contractor sued the City of Jacksonville, alleging racial discrimination against him and other African-Americans in administering public

Potential shareholder liability arising from subsidiary WARN Act violations

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

When a company begins experiencing financial difficulty, shareholders often ask whether they may be liable under the Federal Worker Adjustment and

EEOC background check litigation strategy criticized

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2015

Readers who have been following the EEOC's efforts to prosecute employers who conduct background checks will be interested in the Wall Street

Freeman’s background check win has little to do with background checks, everything to do with EEOC experts.

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The EEOC has pushed hard in recent years to curb employer use of background checks in hiring decisions (see our blog post here). In 2009, the EEOC

Anatomy of a record bad faith verdict: how not to treat an injured workers’ compensation claimant in Iowa

  • Erickson & Sederstrom PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

On February 11, 2015, a jury returned a record verdict in Pottawattamie County District Court in Council Bluffs, Iowa for Toby Thornton and against

Reasonable accommodation’s mandate in employment statute does not require employer to cut essential job functions

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

On January 21, 2015, a California Appeals Court affirmed the trial court's ruling in Nealy v. City of Santa Monica, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 139

Search of company vehicle not employee interview triggering Weingarten rights, NLRB Division of Advice

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The scope of a union-represented employee's right to have a union representative present during an investigatory interview is one of the more