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Just What The Doctor Ordered: Court Denies The EEOC’s Motion For Summary Judgment In ADA Suit Regarding Employer’s Wellness Program
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

After an employer in Wisconsin implemented a wellness program that required employees to take a health risk assessment if they wanted to participate


No Rest for the Weary: California Law on Rest Breaks
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

California’s rules on rest breaks are still developing. Recent cases have addressed the timing of rest breaks, and whether employees (particularly


Jumping For Joint Employer: The EEOC Files Amicus Brief Supporting Broadened Definition Of Joint Employer In High-Profile NLRB Litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

Following the NLRB’s expansion of the definition of “joint employer” in the high-profile Browning-Ferris case and the employer’s subsequent appeal to


Eleventh Circuit Declines EEOC’s Invitation To Expand Race To Include Personal Expression Or Cultural Characteristics
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

After a black woman’s employment offer was rescinded because she refused to cut off her dreadlocks in violation of a company grooming policy, the EEOC


NLRB Administrative Judge Finds Employee Facebook Post Was Protected Speech
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

A new NLRB decision that attempts to define further the boundaries of protected speech under the NLRA. In Laborers’ International Union of North


OSHA Sued Over Employee Inspection Walk-Around Rights Interpretation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2016

Industry has sued to block OSHA’s efforts to give unions increased access to non-union worksites. We had blogged previously about OSHA’s new standard


“Convincing Mosaic” Busted: Seventh Circuit Shatters Summary Judgment Standard for Discrimination Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2016

In a recent decision, the Seventh Circuit clarifies that plaintiffs need not present a “convincing mosaic” of direct or indirect evidence of


Texas Appellate Court Affirms Injunctive Relief and $2.8 Million Award in Attorney’s Fees Against Former Employee in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2016

A Texas Court of Appeals held on August 22, 2016, that a former employer was entitled to $2.8 million in attorney’s fees against a former employee


2016 California Labor and Employment Legislation Update: The End (of Session) Is Near
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2016

The California Legislature adjourned in the wee hours yesterday, Wednesday, August 31st, having reviewed over 100 bills in the single day, bringing


NLRB General Counsel Seeks To Regulate and Target Employers with Independent Contractors
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2016

NLRB General Counsel releases an Advice Memorandum finding that the misclassification of independent contractors amounts to a standalone violation of