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When is a background search not a background search?
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was enacted to insure that consumer reporting agencies act with "fairness, impartiality, and respect for the


Supervisor’s knowledge of unreported overtime may lead to liability under the FLSA
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 16 2015

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay nonexempt employees at least one-and-one-half times the employees' regular hourly wage


Employee’s failure to participate in interactive process dooms ADA claim
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

A diabetic employee who quit her job in response to her employer’s rejection of her suggested “reasonable accommodation” cannot support claims under


Fifth Circuit finds restriction of job responsibilities may constitute adverse employment action under Title VII
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 2 2014

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for an employer to fail to hire or to discharge an individual or otherwise discriminate


Employee needs more than speculation to support his retaliation claim
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

To prevail on a claim of retaliation under federal law, an employee must prove that he or she engaged in a "protected activity" under an


Depressed employee’s vacation leave request did not qualify for FMLA protection
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

The vacation request of an employee suffering from depression and anxiety did not qualify as a leave request under the Family and Medical Leave Act


When titans clash: California whistleblower protections trump law on review of internal hospital staff privilege procedures
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

Health care employers face myriad challenges in complying with numerous lawswith physician hospital staff privileges and whistleblower issues


Does a 100 healed policy violate the ADA? What to require of employees returning from leave
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied a motion to dismiss a claim filed by the Equal Employment


Prohibiting “message” clothing without business reason violates the NLRA
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently deemed a car dealership's prohibition on "pins, insignias, or other message clothing which are not


Light duty policy limited to work-related injuries could support claim for pregnancy discrimination
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently sided with an employee in a pregnancy discrimination case. In Latowski v