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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

"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

Mediating non-compete disputes in the medical device industry

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2013

The medical device industry remains a hotbed for non-compete litigation, and the reason is plain and simple. Economic justification. Sales reps

Smithkline Beecham wins on "outside salesman" exemption

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington) has added another chapter in the saga of whether pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs) qualify for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's "outside salesman" exemption

Avoiding harassment by residents

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2013

A recent lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") against a healthcare facility in Virginia highlights a legal

A new "top 10"

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2011

If attracting, developing and retaining a high-performance workforce is not challenging enough, recent developments have opened the door to emerging new legal hazards for healthcare employers

Washington employers claim victory in medical marijuana battle

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 13 2011

On June 9, 2011, the Washington Supreme Court handed employers a comprehensive victory in the long-running medical marijuana battle, deciding that employers need not accommodate an employee's use of medical marijuana, and that employees terminated for medical marijuana use even offsite use have no basis to sue their employers

Are you ready to accommodate nursing mothers?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 11 2013

As the result of a little-noticed amendment contained in 2010's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's

Planning for reorganizations and RIFs

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

Historically, the healthcare industry has not experienced layoffs of the magnitude seen by manufacturing and other sectors during the recent economic downturn

Efforts to curtail the FLSA's "companionship" exemption possibly moving to the regulatory arena.

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2011

In late June, we noted legislation introduced in the Senate and in the House of Representatives that would essentially repeal the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(15) "companionship" exemption in any practical sense