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Drafting Enforceable Separation Agreements and Releases under the FMLA
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

Can you ask employees to waive FMLA rights? Depending on whether those rights are “prospective” or not, the answer might be “Yes,” at least in


Worth Covering: News, Tips, and Thoughts for Professional Liability Carriers
  • FisherBroyles
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

Welcome back to "Worth Covering: News, Tips, and Thoughts for Professional Liability Carriers"! In this month's issue, we discuss (i) the


Middle District of Florida Finds Certification of FLSA Collective Action and Rule 23 Class Action Claims To Be Inconsistent
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

In a case for overtime compensation, the Middle District of Florida (Fort Myers Division) held that plaintiffs’ claims under the Fair Labor Standards


Ninth Circuit Delivers Another Blow to Employment Arbitration Agreements Containing Class Action Waivers
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

Due to the evolving circuit split, the enforceability of class waivers in employment arbitration agreements is ripe for U.S. Supreme Court review. On


Statements of Information Withheld Comply with Amended Rule 34, Motion to Compel Denied
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Rowan v. Sunflower Elec. Power Corp., No. 15-cv-9227-JWL-TJJ, 2016 WL 3743102 (D. Kan. July 13, 2016) In this case, the court addressed, among other


More Mach Mining: Court Denies The EEOC’s Motion For Reconsideration Of Discovery Order
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

In the remand of the high profile Mach Mining litigation that was before the Supreme Court in 2015, a district court denied the EEOC’s motion for


Attention, Businesses! Federal Law Provides New Tools for Protecting Your Trade Secrets
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Your business’s Formula for success may not be akin to a recipe for a secret sauce. But it is likely that you do not want to share with your direct


Connecticut's Highest Court Reinstates State Employee Fired for Smoking Marijuana at Work
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

The Supreme Court of Connecticut recently held, by a unanimous decision, that termination was not the only appropriate disciplinary action for a


Seventh Circuit discards well-worn standard for discrimination cases
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Late last week, the often employer-friendly Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals tossed out the basis upon which discrimination claims have been analyzed


SJC Reinstates Punitive Damages Award Against Employer In Sexual Harassment Verdict
  • Morgan, Brown & Joy LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

On August 24, 2016, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an opinion addressing the standard for awarding punitive damages against employers