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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


Workplace fatalities decreasing
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that workplace deaths in Louisiana dropped nearly 26 percent in 2010


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


Unemployment compensation experience rating records
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

This new post-Katrina and post-oil spill legislation amends R.S. 23:1533 to provide an additional exception regarding unemployment benefit payments that are not charged to an employer’s experience rating


State Supreme Court applies Dukes to Louisiana class actions
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

In Price v. Martin, et al., No. 2011-C-0853 (La. 120611), the Supreme Court of Louisiana granted certiorari to determine whether the lower courts had correctly applied the standards for analyzing class action certification set forth in La. Code Civ. Proc. art. 591