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Status updates - August 29th, 2014

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Fast-food worker alleges pregnancy-related discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

EEOC directly challenges wellness program for the first time

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • August 29 2014

The EEOC has filed its first lawsuit directly challenging the operation of a wellness program. In EEOC v. Orion Energy Systems, Civil Action

California Supreme Court rejects attempt to hold franchisors responsible for franchisee’s employment actions

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 29 2014

On Aug. 28, the California Supreme Court handed down an important decision addressing vicarious liability for franchisors in the employment context

Court upholds jury verdict that EEOC is not entitled to award of putative damages

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 29 2014

On August 21, 2014, in the case EEOC v. Swissport Fueling, Inc., Case No. CV-10-02101-PHX-GMS (D. Ariz. Aug. 21, 2014) (a case we previously blogged

California Supreme Court limits employment claims against franchisors

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 29 2014

In an acknowledgment of the modern reality of the franchise business model in California, and indeed in the United States, the California Supreme