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Lewis v. Clarke And The Failed Expedition To Secure Tribal Rights: SCOTUS Rules Against Tribal Employee Immunity
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that tribal sovereign immunity does not apply to employees who are sued in their individual


F-Word Facebook Firing Flipped By Federal Court
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

In a ruling that could leave employers fuming and possibly cursing, a federal appellate court ruled that an employee who used a public Facebook page


Gig Economy Game-Changer? New Florida Law Ensures Contractor Status For Drivers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

The State of Florida is about to enact first-of-its-kind legislation that will ensure most ride-sharing drivers are independent contractors and not


Will Employers Cry Mayday This May 1? What You Need To Know About Planned Protest Activities
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

May Day has historically been a day marked by workers’ rights protests, with union organizing activities and other employee advocacy actions taking


Sexual Harassment In The News Likely To Lead To Uptick In Claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

Whenever the topic of sexual harassment reaches mainstream media outlets, people are bound to take notice. And when sexual harassment allegations


Government Contractor Paid Leave Accrual - Does It Apply to Your Employees? And If So, What Does It Require?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

Regulations implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires affected employers to provide paid sick leave of up to 56 hours per year to certain


Federal Court Provides Roadmap For Misclassification Success - Sort Of
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

A federal appeals court in New York handed a massive victory to a car service enterprise yesterday, ruling that a group of workers seeking to collect


NYC Prohibits Past Pay Inquiries
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

The New York City Council passed legislation yesterday that will prohibit employers from making inquiries regarding salary history during the hiring


North Carolina’s Bathroom Law Gets Flushed: What Employers Need To Know
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

Last week, North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom law” was repealed - but not without further controversy. When Governor Roy Cooper signed


Landmark Appeals Court Ruling Extends Title VII Protections To LGBT Employees
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

Late yesterday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals became the first Federal Court of Appeals in the nation to rule that sexual orientation claims are