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New Jersey arbitration agreement declared invalid without express waiver of employee’s “right to a trial”
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

Many employers have turned to mandatory employment arbitration agreements as a way to control the cost, duration, and publicity of employment


Advertising requirements in PERMa survey of BALCA’s application of 20 CFR 656.17(f)(7)
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 2 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) permanent labor certification (PERM) program requires employers to conduct specific recruiting activities to


The NLRB goes back to church (schools), gets entangled
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

In our June 2015 blog post, "NLRB Moves to Assert Jurisdiction Over Religious Educational Institutions," we reported that Regional Directors of the


Louisiana Supreme Court reaffirms at-will employment doctrine
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

In Read v. Willwoods Community, 2014-C-1475 (La. 2015), the Supreme Court of Louisiana overturned a jury verdict awarding damages to a plaintiff who


Louisiana Governor approves bill allowing hair samples to be used for drug testing
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

Governor Bobby Jindal recently approved Act 74, which clarifies that hair tests are an acceptable method for employers to drug test potential hires


Louisiana legislature ensures franchisees are the sole employers of their workers
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

The Louisiana legislature recently passed Act 404 of the 2015 legislative session, clarifying that in most circumstances franchisees are the sole


Federal court upholds Louisiana ban on project labor agreements
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

A federal court in the Eastern District of Louisiana recently ruled that Louisiana's ban on project labor agreements on public works projects was


Louisiana federal court cautions against seeking enforcement of invalid noncompete agreements
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

In what should serve as a cautionary tale to employers with noncompete agreements, a federal court in the Eastern District of Louisiana allowed an


Your compliance toolbox: 7 tips for a successful interactive process
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

Dealing with issues related to accommodation requests at work can be a daunting taskeven for the most seasoned HR or legal professional. The path to


Indiana employment law update: 5 changes to laws you should know
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

A number of significant changes to Indiana employment law took effect on July 1, 2015. These changes affected employer's obligations in areas such as