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Immigration status verification laws
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill passed by the state Legislature targeted at discouraging the employment of unauthorized alien workers


Louisiana ends 2011 with more jobs
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

At the end of 2011, Louisiana’s 6.4 percent jobless rate was down from the 6.5 percent November rate and the 7.2 percent figure in December 2010


Weak job growth expected in 2012-2013
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

Despite the optimistic numbers reflected in the state’s jobless rate at the close of 2011, Louisiana State University economists have predicted that the state’s job growth over the next two years will be sluggish


Fifth Circuit issues a ruling on Louisiana’s wage payment law
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

Despite a general rule in Louisiana that a court may not consider parol evidence to alter the terms of a previously agreed-upon written contract, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held in King v. University Healthcare System, L.C., 645 F. 3d 713 (5th Cir. 2011), that a Louisiana district court acted within its discretion in granting an anesthesiologist latitude to submit parol evidence in an attempt to prove her breach of contract claim against University Healthcare System (UHS


Professor’s whistleblower claim may proceed to trial
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

Professor Ivor van Heerden’s whistleblower claim against Louisiana State University (LSU) now appears likely to proceed to trial, (Van Heerden v. Bd. of Supervisors of La. State Univ. and Agricultural and Mech. Coll., 10-155 (M.D. La.)), after Judge James Brady of the Middle District of Louisiana denied LSU’s motion for summary judgment on van Heerden’s whistleblower claim