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EEOC’s attempt to maintain sexual harassment class action thwarted: after five years of litigation and $4.5 million in legal fees for the employer
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2012

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the dismissal of a sexual harassment class action asserted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) due to the EEOC’s failure to comply with certain procedural prerequisites under Title VII


Judge rules that Ohio BWC owes employers $860 million
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

Earlier this year, a Cuyahoga County trial court ruled that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's (BWC) Group Rating Program, in effect between


A dying relative, Las Vegas and the FMLA
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2014

Does taking a dying relative on one last vacation constitute a proper Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave? One court recently ruled that it


Update on recent whistleblower False Claims Act settlements
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

On March 21, 2014, Duke University Health System, Inc. of Raleigh, North Carolina, agreed to pay $1 million to the United States Department of


The Ohio Supreme Court provides additional guidance regarding employment services and the exclusion for employees that are permanently assigned to a consumer
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court recently issued a decision upholding a sales tax assessment against a company that purchased employment services


Ohio’s law prohibiting recognition of same-sex marriages declared unconstitutional
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

In a decision that will have far-reaching implications for Ohio employers, a federal judge in Ohio said he will issue a ruling declaring


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


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


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