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Employers' no-harassment policies need to become less sexy

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 19 2013

In recent years, many high-profile workplace harassment lawsuits have grabbed headlines, complete with lewd and salacious allegations. Sexual

The FLSA overtime exemption for service writers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 11 2011

Is the sky really falling?

Supreme Court holds that company may be liable for the discriminatory motives of non-decision makers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 1 2011

On March 1, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an employer may be liable for the discriminatory motives of a supervisor who influences but does not make the ultimate employment decision

A down economy an increase in hiring dangers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2011

With the unemployment rate in the United States continuing to flirt with record highs, employers are faced with a swell of job applicants and a larger pool of qualified candidates for open positions

Was it a good year or bad year? The 2013 employment law year in review

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 3 2013

It's pretty common each December to take stock and look back at the year that is ending, whether it's recounting the happy times and counting one's

Supreme Court rules "self-care" provision of FMLA does not allow state employees to sue states

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 20 2012

On March 20, 2012, the Supreme Court held that Congress exceeded its authority in subjecting the States to private lawsuits under the self-care provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA

Managing workers' compensation costs

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 4 2011

When the workers' compensation system was first instituted, it was devised as a cost-saving mechanism

Top ten ways to hold a company party without getting sued

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 3 2012

With the Holiday Season in full swing, many employers ask us about the wisdom of holding company parties where alcohol will be served

"Nursing mother" break requirement spurs investigations, lawsuits

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2013

A little-known section of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires employers covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA

Service writer update

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2012

In April 2011, President Obama's Labor Department (DOL) announced that it was reverting to a position it had abandoned back in 1987