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The same-sex marriage ruling: key employment law take-aways
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States answered the two questions it posed in the consolidated same-sex case, Obergefell v. Hodges


“Ambush” election challenge fails in federal court
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

A federal judge in Texas recently ruled in favor of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in a case challenging the Board's "ambush" election


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


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


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


Retaliation in the Fourth Circuit: recent decision creates new challenges for employers
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

In May 2015, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which has jurisdiction over federal courts in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina


Pending California bill may cure sick pay law
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 4 2015

Mere weeks before sick pay becomes mandatory in California, the state legislature is racing to cure what is ailing employers. Beginning on July 1


Supreme Court rules employer’s motive (not knowledge) decides disparate-treatment claims
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

On June 1, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States decided whether an employer's obligations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are