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Teach appropriate speech - or risk liability for employees derogatory on-line comments about customers

  • Pierce Atwood LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 21 2014

Recent District of Hawaii decision suggests social media policies are more important than ever, despite NLRB's dramatic limits on employers' ability

Confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements are under increasing scrutiny by regulators

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

In 2014 regulators increased their focus on the content of employee confidentiality, settlement and separation agreements. In particular, these

Mainstream wellness program challenged in EEOC v. Honeywell

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

Despite promulgating a paucity of guidance on what constitutes a “voluntary medical exam” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), on

FLSA filings on the uptick

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

A recent federal court case out of New York included data that employers might find interesting. According to Judge Pauley of the Southern District

Yikes!! Autozone hammered with record $185 million dollar punitive damages jury verdict

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

A federal jury - not surprisingly from California - recently issued a whopping $185M ($185,000,000) punitive damages verdict in a single-employee

Fifth Circuit refuses application of bright-line test in FLSA seaman exemption dispute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Fifth Circuit addressed the uncertainty stemming from its decision in Owens v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 272 F.3d 698 (5th

NLRB doesn’t “like” Facebook insubordination threats

  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

Although the NLRB has been very protective of employees' rights to comment on Facebook, sometimes employees can go too far. In this recent case, the

Caught between laws: challenges for health care providers in using criminal history information in employment decisions

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

In an effort to increase protection for vulnerable patient populations, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) creates incentives for states to strengthen the

Sixth Circuit: applicant can’t sue for rejection based on whistleblowing at prior job

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • November 19 2014

The Sixth Circuit held yesterday in Vander Boegh v. EnergySolutions, Inc. that a job applicant is not considered an “employee” under the False Claims

You’re in the Zone of a massive punitive damages verdict for a pregnant manager

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 19 2014

On Monday, AutoZone found itself on the wrong end of a $185 million verdict in favor of a former store manager, Rosario Juarez. Yes, you read that