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FMLA’s new definition of “spouse” halted in four states
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

The Department of Labor's revised definition of "spouse" under the FMLA was recently struck down in Texas. On March 26, 2015, in Texas v. United


This should go without saying: replacing an older worker with two younger workers is not consistent with a reduction in force defense
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

A recent case from a Chicago federal court is a good reminder that just because you can make a particular argument in defense of a lawsuit doesn't


EEOC issues proposed rule with respect to wellness programs
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the EEOC) released its proposed rule (the Proposed Rule) that would amend the


OSHA publishes new Whistleblower Investigations Manual
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

OSHA released an updated version of its Whistleblower Investigations Manual (CPL 02-03-005) on May 21, 2015-the first update since September 2011


Ninth Circuit applies California’s ban on restraints of trade to “no-rehire” provisions in settlement agreements
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

Employers who settle discrimination or other claims of wrongdoing brought by former employees commonly include a provision in the settlement


A reminder from the NLRB to scrutinize your &!$) policies
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

We have written often at BT Currents, including here and here, about the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) intense focus on employer policies


California Supreme Court makes it harder for prevailing FEHA defendants to recover their costs
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

Under section 1032(b) of the California Code of Civil Procedure, “a prevailing party is entitled as a matter of right to recover costs in any action


PAGA: trial court may limit scope of discovery to plaintiff’s “local claims” before plaintiff makes showing of statewide practices
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

In the uncertain world of the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”), employers enjoyed a significant victory in Williams v


Fourth Circuit orders class certification for African-American steelworkersagain
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

For the second time, the Fourth Circuit has determined that African-American employees at a South Carolina steel plant are entitled to Rule 23 class


OSHA issues Spring regulatory agenda
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

On May 21, 2015 the spring semiannual regulatory agenda for federal agencies was published. This Regulatory Agenda provides a complete list of all