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Department of Labor publishes final regulations clarifying military family leave obligations

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 18 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has published its final regulations clarifying military family leave obligations that were created in the National

Internal audits and sexual harassment training a must - ask the university of Iowa

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2013

At the University of Iowa, an investigation showed that the athletics academic adviser violated the school's harassment policy over a period of years

Can a female prison guard sue prison officials for sexual harassment by inmates who were allowed to watch violent and sexually explicit movies?

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2013

We recently read an Associated Press report about a female prison guard in Iowa who sued prison officials on these grounds, claiming that the movies

"Third-party harassment:" can a city be liable under Title VII for a citizen's harassment of a police officer?

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2012

You might remember our recent blog about the parrot kept by a patient in an expensive long term care facility which repeatedly shouted sexual vulgarities to an offended attending female nurse

Secret Service issues formal rules to address off-hours alcohol and social media use -- should your company do the same?

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

You'd think with a name like Secret Service, that agents would already know the meaning of discretion, but apparently not

Judge approves new firefighter exam that NYC claims will have no disparate impact

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

A federal judge has just approved a new entry-level firefighters test for New York City, which has the largest firefighting force in the country

University of Tennessee hit with age and sex suit by former media director

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

The AP reports that the former University of Tennessee media director has filed an age and sex discrimination lawsuit in federal court in Tennessee against it and its athletic director, claiming that she was given less than three hours by the athletic director to choose whether to resign, retire or be fired, because the athletic director and other athletic officials wanted to remodel the athletic department as a “good ol’ boys” club and replace her with a younger man

Pittsburgh police department the object of "disparate impact" and "disparate treatment" discrimination lawsuit

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2012

On May 14th we wrote about the concept of “disparate impact” discrimination

New law: no employment discrimination against the homeless

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 24 2012

Rhode Island recently became the first jurisdiction in the United States to pass a law which prohibits employment discrimination based upon the status of being homeless, i.e., the law grants the right to seek and keep a job even if one does not have permanent housing

What was the Pennsylvania legislature thinking when it modified the accountability provisions for teachers under the public school code?

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2012

Under the guise of improving teacher accountability, the Pennsylvania Legislature recently engaged in a sweeping overhaul of the evaluation process for professional employees (teachers) under the Public School Code