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Oregon legislature mandates sick leave for all employees
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

On June 12, 2015, Oregon became the fourth state in the country to pass a statewide mandatory sick leave bill. Provided it is signed by Governor Kate


Oregon tightens restrictions on noncompetition agreements
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Oregon strictly regulates the use of noncompetition agreements by statute, generally limiting them to (a) exempt employees earning more than the


OFCCP files suit against federal subcontractor staffing agency for alleged discrimination and harassment
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

In a complaint filed on June 17, 2015, OFCCP alleges that a staffing agency that supplies laborers to work for federal prime construction contractors


Oregon legislature votes to “ban the box”
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Oregon will soon join the ranks of states with "ban the box" legislation. Provided House Bill (HB) 3025 is signed by Governor Kate Brown (which is


Ninth Circuit holds no status quo obligation during first contract negotiations under Railway Labor Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

On June 8, 2015, in International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airlines Division v. Allegiant Air, LLC, No. 14-16465 (June 8, 2015), the Ninth Circuit


Colorado Supreme Court affirms right to discharge medical marijuana user who tested positive in violation of zero tolerance policy
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

Today, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Coats v. Dish Network, No. 13SC394 (June 15, 2015). The court held that


New York City moves to “ban the box” on criminal background checks in job applications
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

On June 10, 2015, the New York City Council passed the Fair Chance Act (Intro No. 318-A, 2014) by a vote of 45-to-5. The legislation prevents


Massachusetts Attorney General issues revised “safe harbor” delaying full implementation of new earned sick time law and required posting
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

On June 10, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office (AGO) issued two important new documents for employers concerning implementation of the


Missouri Supreme Court “calls an audible,” upholds arbitration agreement
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

In recent years, Missouri courts have seemed reluctant to enforce arbitration agreements entered into between employers and employees. But in a


Fifth Circuit finds settlement agreement did not release employees’ FLSA claims
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

In Bodle v. TXL Mortgage Corp., No. 14-20224 (June 1, 2015), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a generic, broad-form settlement release