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Court denies extraterritorial application of the Dodd-Frank Act's whistleblowing provisions
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

On August 14, 2014, in Liu Meng-Lin v. Siemens AG, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit unanimously held


Companionship-exemption regulation to be released (updated 09 20 13)
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

Months after its April 2013 target date, the U.S. Labor Department announced this afternoon that it is issuing a Final Rule re-stating the


School may be out, but the US DOL Wage and Hour Division remains busy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

The US DOL Wage and Hour Division just before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, and the generally recognized official start to the summer season


How to form policies for tattoos, piercings, body art at your store
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

Some employers encourage piercings, tattoos and rainbow hair colors, believing that an employee's self-expression is good for morale and good for


The EEOC's frontal assault on severance agreements
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Employers routinely offer departing employees separation agreements, whether as part of a reduction in force or in connection with an individual


Tolerating Poor Performance Can Bolster Exemption Challenges
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 6 2016

Employers generally appreciate the importance of promptly, effectively, and consistently addressing an employee's inadequate performance. Not doing


Don’t Believe Everything You Read: Labor Board Has Not Ruled College Athletes Are Employees (Yet)
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 12 2016

ESPN recently reported that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) had “ruled” that Northwestern University’s football players were actually


In California ( and elsewhere) the wrong shoes can cost you thousands
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

Warehouses and distribution centers (DC's) are not OSHA's most frequently inspected workplaces and do not present the complex compliance issues


Supreme Court limits mixed-motive standard
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

On June 24, 2013, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified that an employee alleging unlawful retaliation in violation of Title VII of the


After the violence come the lawsuits
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

A lawsuit filed against a business in Minneapolis, Minnesota demonstrates that the problems associated with workplace violence do not necessarily end