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DOL continues misclassification push, says “most workers are employees,” not contractors
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

When is a worker really in business for him or herself? This is the fundamental question addressed by the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL


Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately


Marijuana and the workplace: a potpourri of conflicting laws for employers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2014

20 states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized possession of marijuana for medical use, and for recreational use as well in Washington


Leyshon v. Diehl Controls: Illinois appellate court upholds $8 million defamation award in favor of former employee terminated “for cause"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

Employers who terminate employees "for cause" should take note of a recent Illinois appellate court decision upholding an $8 million verdict in favor of a terminated employee


Employers may face claims for GPS tracking of employees
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2008

A traveling carpenter for the New York City school system thought no one would notice he left work early, so he did this at least 83 times over five months


Recent developments in wage and hour law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2013

February was another busy month in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent


Recent developments in wage and hour law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

October and November were busy months in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent


Connecticut Appellate Court holds substantial factor test remains unchanged in workers’ compensation cases
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2010

The Connecticut Appellate Court recently held that the "substantial factor test" for causation remains unchanged and that traditional causation rules apply to workers’ compensation cases


Acting General Counsel’s report and new website for employees offer additional insight on social media policies
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2012

Continuing the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) active policing of social media policies, on May 30, 2012 the Acting General Counsel issued a third report offering additional guidance to employers on social media policies


Employee medical conditions not covered by the ADA
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2007

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA” or “Act”) protects only certain impairments as disabilities those that substantially limit engagement in a “major life activity”