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Is the Northwestern decision a wake-up call for higher ed institutions?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

The recent decision by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that Northwestern University football players on scholarship


For want of a quorum: court rules against NLRB
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

Mid-morning on Friday, January 25, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a long-awaited ruling refusing to


Miami-Dade County prohibits "Wage Theft"
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2010

The Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners recently approved an ordinance prohibiting "Wage Theft" in the county


Supreme Court clarifies when employers can remove a lawsuit from state to federal court
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2010

On February 23, 2010 the US Supreme Court handed down a ruling clarifying when employers can remove a lawsuit from state court and have it heard in the friendlier forum of federal court


Staying out of the EEOC's line of fire
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

The last place you want to see your company listed is on the EEOC's website under "Press Releases."


Document retention vs. document creation: which is more important?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

For many years, wage discrimination claims brought under Title VII have not been prevalent


New Oregon law prohibits most employment credit checks
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Most Oregon employers who review job applicants' credit history reports before deciding whether to hire them will no longer be able to do so as of July 1, 2010


Off-duty discussion groups can be off-limits to employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

There is an inherent tension between an employee's right to privacy and an employer's right to monitor an employee's conduct - especially where the employer believes that the conduct may harm its business or otherwise subject it to liability


Having it your way
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Burger King is not necessarily the only place you can get it "your way"


Employees on the road need clear direction
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2010

A large number of companies today have a considerable portion of their employees out on the road, yet employers sometimes aren't exactly certain which traveler policies they ought to have in place