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OSHA announces final rule for confined spaces in construction
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

On May 1, 2015, Dr. David Michaels, the head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Deputy Secretary of Labor Christopher P


DOL “Springs” its part 541 proposal for review
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it had sent its draft proposed part 541 overtime regulations to the Office


California Court of Appeal reminds employers about the importance of thorough harassment investigations
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In an unpublished opinion, a California Court of Appeal reversed an order granting summary judgment in favor of the employer, Country Club of Rancho


California employer successful in arbitration policy dispute
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District recently upheld an arbitration award in favor of an employer despite the


California confectioner defeats worker’s age discrimination claim
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

Discrimination claims often ensue after a reduction in force (RIF) because laid off employees second-guess management’s selection process. However, as seen in a recent unpublished California Court of Appeal decision, a


Caltrans liable for failure to properly address employee’s requests for accommodation
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In an unpublished opinion, the California Court of Appeal recently upheld a jury’s verdict finding the California Department of Transportation


Automobile service advisers are not exempt under the FLSAat least not according to the Ninth Circuit
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The plaintiffs in Navarro v. Encino Motorcars, LLCwere “service advisors” at a Mercedes Benz dealership. The main duties of service advisors are to


California court finds arbitration agreement did not unlawfully limit judicial review
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In an unpublished opinion, the California Court of Appeal for the Sixth Appellate District overturned a trial court’s ruling denying an employer’s


Ninth Circuit overturns summary judgment issued in favor of employer in retaliation case
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit recently overturned summary judgment granted to an employer on the Plaintiff’s retaliation claims


Texas Supreme Court: opposition to inappropriate but not unlawful acts is not protected activity under Texas law
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On April 24, 2015, the Supreme Court of Texas released an opinion in a case brought under Texas law that will help Texas employers defend themselves