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Employment Flash - August 2016
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

On May 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ended a circuit split, ruling that the filing period for constructive discharge claims runs from the date of


Employment Law Toolkit for Illinois Employers- How to Protect Your Business From Liability and Comply With State and Federal Employment Laws
  • Arnstein & Lehr LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

Starting or running a company is no easy task. Successfully operating a business requires its owners and managers to successfully navigate through a


GAO Blocks Contractor’s Attempt to Poach Competitor’s Employees
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

There are some strange rules in the world of government contracts. These rules sometimes lead to strange results. One rule requires awardees to offer


Tenth Circuit Holds that the False Claims Act’s Materiality Requirement Has Teeth in Granting Summary Judgment to Government Contractor Defendant
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

On April 22, 2016, in a decision issued before the Supreme Court’s Escobar opinion, the Tenth Circuit addressed the question of what a relator must


Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report August 2016
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Canada, USA
  • August 3 2016

The Republican and Democratic National Conventions were the center of political activity in July. Each party released its platform setting forth


First Circuit Limits Inference of Pretext for FCA Retaliation Claims
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

On February 22, 2016, the First Circuit affirmed a grant of summary judgment for pharmaceutical maker GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") on a False Claims Act


How Does the Amended FCA Alter the Scope of Whistleblower Protections?
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

A defense contractor fired an employee after he complained about overbilling of the government. The employee's counsel knows that numerous


SCOTUS Ruling May Increase FCA Whistleblower Claims
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

The Supreme Court in a recent decision has potentially increased the number of claims available to whistleblowers under the False Claims Act (FCA


Local Hiring Requirements - Recent Updates
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

Local hiring programs are used by public entities to encourage local employment on public works projects. In general, these programs require


Employee Benefits Newsletter - Summer 2016
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

On April 8, 2016, the Department of Labor published its final rule on who is a fiduciary as a result of giving investment advice under the Employee