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Sixth Circuit rejects associational ADA discrimination claim
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2011

In a case of first impression, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee), in Stansberry v. Air Wisconsin Airlines, recently affirmed the dismissal of a former employee’s claim that he was unlawfully terminated due to his wife’s disability


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


Sixth Circuit affirms denial of class certification in Davis v. Cintas Corp.
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2013

On May 30, 2013, a unanimous panel for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision affirming the denial of class certification under Rule 23(b)(2) in Davis v


Ohio Supreme Court rules on workers' compensation coverage of mental health conditions
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

On June 4, 2013, the Ohio Supreme Court found that mental health conditions are covered under Ohio workers' compensation law only when they are


Proponents and opponents alike want the Ohio Supreme Court to settle JobsOhio disputes
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

As the Ohio Supreme Court weighs whether to hear ProgressOhio and the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law’s joint appeal regarding the constitutionality of JobsOhio, proponents and opponents of the new private job-creation agency hope the high court will settle the issue once and for all


U.S. Supreme Court issues ruling on NLRB recess appointments
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling invalidating three recess appointments made by President Obama in 2012 to the National


Size doesn’t matter: commonality and the shrinking class in Dukes v. Wal-Mart
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2013

On August 2, 2013, Judge Charles Breyer issued an order denying class certification to the plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Case No. CV


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