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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


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


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


Answering questions during an employer’s internal investigation covered by Title VII’s anti-retaliation provision
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2009

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against any employee who (1) opposes an unlawful employment practice (opposition clause), or (2) has made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing (participation clause


The truth about the BWC settlement
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

In late July, San Allen Inc. v. Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation was settled for $420 million. The case involved a large class of private


The truth about the BWC settlement
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

In late July, the San Allen Inc. v. Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation case was settled for $420 million. This case involved a large class of


FLSA filings on the uptick
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

A recent federal court case out of New York included data that employers might find interesting. According to Judge Pauley of the Southern District


If I don’t have it, you can’t get it
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2008

This was an employment discrimination case where the pro se plaintiff sought discovery of certain information regarding her employer’s medical billing practices


Death of the newsie
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2014

In California, a state judge recently ruled that the newspaper carriers for the Sacramento Bee and the Fresno Bee have been mischaracterized as


The beginning of the end for unions?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2014

On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two landmark decisions before it concluded its 2013-14 year. While the Hobby Lobby opinion has garnered