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Freeman’s background check win has little to do with background checks, everything to do with EEOC experts.

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

The EEOC has pushed hard in recent years to curb employer use of background checks in hiring decisions (see our blog post here). In 2009, the EEOC

Anatomy of a record bad faith verdict: how not to treat an injured workers’ compensation claimant in Iowa

  • Erickson & Sederstrom PC
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

On February 11, 2015, a jury returned a record verdict in Pottawattamie County District Court in Council Bluffs, Iowa for Toby Thornton and against

Reasonable accommodation’s mandate in employment statute does not require employer to cut essential job functions

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

On January 21, 2015, a California Appeals Court affirmed the trial court's ruling in Nealy v. City of Santa Monica, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 139

Corporate attorney-client privilege defense fails in discrimination case

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania federal judge rejected a company's claim to attorney-client privilege as an obstacle to pursuit of a sex

New York Court of Appeals clarifies scope of protection for attorney statements made prior to start of lawsuit

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

On February 24, 2015, the Court of Appeals of New York resolved a split among New York’s intermediate appellate courts over whether attorneys can be

In argument in Abercrombie & Fitch case, court offers solutions for headscarf issue

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard argument in the religious discrimination case of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., which made our list as

Enforcing your workplace violence policy? Not so fast, according to the NLRB

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

In what some may consider a stunning decision, the NLRB recently held in Care One at Madison Avenue, LLC, 361 NLRB No. 159, that an employer's

Who knew? U.S. Supreme Court Justices offer employment tips

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

It was Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor who offered the first tip: "So why can't the employer just simply say, 'We have a Look Policy that

DOL extends FMLA rights to same-sex couples nationwide

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

After the Supreme Court's landmark 2013 ruling in United States v. Windsor found section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act to be unconstitutional

Abercrombie discrimination case goes before the Supreme Court

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

Abercrombie's latest legal saga hit a crescendo yesterday. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments inEEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc