We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 240

EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch: adverse employment action based on suspicion of a need for a religious accommodation may violate Title VII
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a case at the intersection of religious


Employee is fired for disparaging boss on Facebook, NLRB says he engaged in protected activity
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently upheld an administrative judge's finding that firing a union employee who criticized his boss and


Supreme Court interprets employer’s pregnancy discrimination obligations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important opinion in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against UPS. After UPS driver Peggy Young became


Can a business be liable for misappropriation of trade secrets of its independent contractor?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

In a federal court case pending in Illinois, Stevens v. Interactive Financial Advisors, Inc., Case No. 11 C 2223 (N.D. Ill., Feb. 24, 2015) (Kennelly


Criminal background check law upheld against challenge by nonteaching employees
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2015

A federal district court in Cincinnati has upheld the 2007 legislation which instituted criminal records checks for all nonteaching school employees


A new defense for tortious interference
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2015

A recent decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court may lead to groundbreaking changes for the claim of tortious interference of contract. The case


Abercrombie discrimination case goes before the Supreme Court
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

Abercrombie's latest legal saga hit a crescendo yesterday. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments inEEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc


Employers take note: “Publix to pay $6.8 million for alleged FCRA violations”
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

So goes the headline of this recent story detailing a settlement between supermarket chain Publix and a class of employeesapplicants for employment


Sham credit-card company tricked union employees into paying fees
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

Texas-based Union Workers Credit Services isn't affiliated with any workers' unions, and the credit cards it issues can be used only in its own


Could this be you? Business expansion and your BWC experience rating
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court recently issued a decision holding that, following the purchase and transfer of a company's assets, clients, or employees, the