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The people have spoken, and it’s time to start smokin’. . . or just say no
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

It's July 1, 2015, and Oregon law now allows adults to lawfully use marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes. Many employers have already


In Fresenius, the NLRB admits it was wrong . . . sort of!
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On June 24, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new decision involving allegations that an employer had unlawfully discharged an


Indiana wage law amendments become effective on July 1, 2015
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Two significant changes to Indiana's wage laws will become effective on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. First, liquidated damages will no longer be


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