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Recent retaliation cases highlight new concerns for employers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 13 2008

Employers are often warned about the dangers of taking adverse actions against employees who complain about harassment or discrimination

Recent developments for the third quarter 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work

NLRB invalidates several employers' social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2012

As we recently reported, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and its administrative law judges have issued decisions striking down several workplace social media policies, creating uncertainty as to what social media activities employers may lawfully regulate or prohibit. In one such case, an administrative law judge for the NLRB held that an employer's policy prohibiting employees from making "disparaging or defamatory comments" about the employer on social media websites was overbroad and unlawful

Employment-at-will doctrine is alive and well in Minnesota

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • January 16 2014

A divided Minnesota Supreme Court has reaffirmed longstanding precedent holding the presumption of the employee-employer relationship in Minnesota is

Exclusion for sexual misconduct precludes duty to defend employer

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 14 2011

Applying Texas law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has held that an exclusion for claims "arising out of" sexual misconduct applied to bar coverage for a medical group for a lawsuit alleging that its employee sexually assaulted a patient. Nat'l Fire Ins

DOL regulations set to take effect May 5

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2011

As we advised last month, several changes initiated by the DOL's Wage and Hour Division's new regulations are set to take effect on May 5, 2011

Ohio Civil Rights Act expanded to prohibit discrimination on the basis of military status

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 6 2008

Effective March 24, 2008, the Ohio Civil Rights Act (“OCRA”) will be expanded to prohibit discrimination on the basis of “military status.”

English is not your exclusive company language

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 31 2008

Challenge: US-based multinationals too frequently issue all-hands global employee communications in English, their would-be "official company language."

NLRB Judge invalidates dealer arbitration agreement

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2013

On October 23, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge invalidated a dealership's arbitration agreement, ruling that it

Selection of forum other than Massachusetts may not avoid Wage Act enforcement

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 15 2012

Before last week, a non-Massachusetts employer could insulate itself from employee claims under the Massachusetts Weekly Payment of Wages Act (“Wage Act”) simply by having its employees agree that all employment disputes be litigated in the employer’s home state