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Illinois Supreme Court strikes down eavesdropping statute as overly broad

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2014

The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued two opinions that together invalidated Illinois' eavesdropping statute, 720 ILCS 514-2. The statute

Depressed employee’s vacation leave request did not qualify for FMLA protection

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The vacation request of an employee suffering from depression and anxiety did not qualify as a leave request under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Major League baseball volunteers are not employees under the FLSA

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

On March 26, 2014, the District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed John Chen's proposed Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective

Employer failed to establish tortious interference by current employees who were secretly operating a competing business

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

An employer failed to show that its former employees tortiously interfered with its current and prospective customers, even though they had been

Second Circuit holds that EEOC charge does not toll state law tort claims

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Castagna v. Luceno, No. 13-0796-CV (2d Cir. Mar. 5, 2014): In a case of first impression, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals joined the Seventh and

Shame on who? Responding to union corporate campaigns, protests, and bannering

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The recent retail and fast food industry protests regarding demands for a "living wage" remind us that corporate campaigns by unions are a form of

Former university employee ordered to pay $100,000 in attorneys’ fees for bringing frivolous FEHA action

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2014

Robert v. Stanford University, H037514 (February 25, 2014): The California Court of Appeal recently affirmed an award of $100,000 in attorneys' fees

California Supreme Court allows whistleblowing doctor to sue before exhausting judicial remedies

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

Fahlen v. Sutter Central Valley Hospitals, S205568 (February 20, 2014): The California Supreme Court recently held that a physician, who claimed that

Ninth Circuit rejects suit brought by worker who expressly declined to take FMLA leave

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

Escriba v. Foster Poultry Farms, Nos. 11-17608 and 12-15320 (February 25, 2014): In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that

Rhode Island court considers harassment and discrimination claims involving alleged harasser and victim of the same sex

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

The U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island recently considered the application of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the