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Texas Supreme Court establishes that an at-will employee does not have a viable fraud claim based on continued employment

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

The Texas Supreme Court recently issued a much-anticipated opinion regarding fraud claims in the employment at will context. In Sawyer v. E.I. Du

Let’s shake on it: Texas case exemplifies the perils of adopting a company-wide practice of oral agreements

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

An opinion out of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals demonstrates why employers need to be weary of developing a practice of oral agreements in regards

NLRB decisions on “micro units” provide guidance for employers concerned with union organizing

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

In two recent decisions, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reached different conclusions on whether unions can organize small groups of

Court endorses PTO use for exempt employee partial-day absences

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

Employers often confuse the strict rules limiting the docking of exempt employees' salary with different rules relating to partial-day deductions

Ninth Circuit allows deputies to proceed with sex discrimination suit

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

Anderson v. City and County of San Francisco, No. 11-16746 (July 2, 2014): In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the San

California Family Rights Act interference claims proceed

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

Moore v. Century Gaming Management, Inc., No. B249978 (June 4, 2014): The California Court of Appeal recently ruled in an employee's favor in a suit

Motor carriers face uphill battle after California Supreme Court decision

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Harris v. Pac Anchor Transportation, Inc., No. S194388 (July 28, 2014): In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court has held that the

New Jersey Supreme Court upholds termination of whistleblowing RN, confirming narrow reading of CEPA

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In Hitesman v. Bridgeway, Inc., A-73-12 (June 16, 2014), a registered nurse was fired after he complained to management about the rate of infectious

A private claim under the New Jersey Civil Rights Act requires the presence of state action, New Jersey Supreme Court holds

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In two companion cases, Perez v. Zagami, LLC, A-36-12 (May 21, 2014), and Cottrell v. Zagami, A-5-13 (May 21, 2014), the New Jersey Supreme Court

Statute of limitations waiver in employment application enforceable against ESL immigrant, New Jersey Appellate Division holds

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On June 19, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division continued recent willingness of New Jersey courts to enforce employment applications that shorten