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Home healthcare workers: minimum wage laws
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

In June 2007, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision affecting the compensation of home healthcare employees


Texas Supreme Court decision underscores need for employers to take nationwide view of noncompete agreements
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

Covenants not to compete, or “noncompetes,” provide an important tool chemical manufacturers can use to protect intellectual property that can otherwise migrate with employees


Employer's incentive plan violates South Carolina Wage Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 27 2007

A state appellate court recently ruled that an employer which made incentive plan payouts to employees on dates different than the general target payout dates set forth in the plan violated the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act’s requirement that employers specify the “time and place of payment” of wages


Health care employers can terminate picketers who fail to give 10 days’ notice
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

Heath care institution employers should take note of a recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), which now gives them latitude to fire picketing employees if the union fails to give the required ten days’ notice


High court rules individual pay decisions must be timely challenged
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2007

In a decision important to employers, a 5-4 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs relying on a Title VII disparate treatment discrimination theory (race, sex, etc.) must timely challenge pay decisions, and cannot rely upon the “continuing violation” theory to challenge allegedly discriminatory decisions that were made prior to the time period for filing a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (300 days in Ohio



Cadence sued for unpaid overtime
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2007

Cadence Design Systems, a prominent Electronic Design Automation company, is the latest high-technology target of a class action for overtime compensation


Leave policy violates anti-discrimination provisions of state workers’ compensation laws
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2007

In Andersen v. WCAB, a California court of appeal held that the City of Santa Barbara’s sick leave policy discriminated against injured workers in violation of Labor Code Section 132a


Expert testimony and evidence of causation
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2007

Studies relied upon by experts must give adequate basis for the expert’s opinion that the types of chemicals plaintiffs were exposed to in their marine employment can cause their particular injuries in the general population


Supreme Court to consider ERISA relief available in individual account plan cases
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2007

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari yesterday in LaRue v. Dewolff, No. 06-856, a case in which the Fourth Circuit denied relief to a section 401(k) plan participant claiming that his account lost money because the plan administrators failed to follow his investment instructions