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Expanded whistleblower protections impact confidentiality policies and agreements
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

All employers should review their confidentiality policies and agreements to ensure adequate protections for whistleblowers in the wake of recent


EEOC has a limited duty to conciliate, Supreme Court rules
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

Before filing suit against an employer, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a duty to notify the employer of the claim and give the


Professional Employer Organizations: new tax services possible
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

Currently, Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) have no comprehensive federal framework under which to offer employment tax collection and


No, you cannot prohibit employees from protesting or discussing their wages
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2015

A reminder to employers concerned about employees' discussing their wages or acting in concert to petition for higher wages: This is legally


Supreme Court rules on, but fails to clarify, pregnancy discrimination law
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act extends Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination to include pregnancy. It also says that employers must


Employee handbooks should be reviewed in light of NLRB report
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2015

Your employee handbook may be unlawful. That’s the takeaway from a 30-page report issued by the National Labor Relations Board’s Office of the General


Employers’ safety records will soon be a click away
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2015

Employers should be aware of a proposed OSHA recordkeeping rule that is expected to be issued as a final rule this year. The proposed rule requires


Illinois restrictive covenants: the “Gray” bright line regarding sufficient consideration
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

Illinois non-compete law continues to wend a circuitous path through the employment landscape, making it occasionally difficult for employers and


EEOC will now process sexual orientation discrimination claims
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

On February 3rd, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released an internal memorandum stating that the EEOC will now process and investigate


Truck driver with “current” diagnosis of alcoholism is not qualified under the ADA
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

An alcoholic is a person with a disability and is protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act if he is qualified to perform the essential