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Irregular attendance may render an employee with a disability "unqualified"
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

In a recent case, Daniel Mecca v. Florida Health Services Center, Inc., Case No. 8:12-cv-02561 (M.D. Fla. February 3, 2014), a federal court in


Barges at coal load-out facility fall under MSHA, judge rules
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

MSHA's jurisdiction extends to the barge staging area of a terminal that employs workers who prepare and load the barges with shipments of coal. An


Crime, corruption & other misdeeds - October 2014
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Vincent "The Vet" Aulisi, former president of the International Longshoremen's Association Local 1235 (ILA), in Newark, NJ, was sentenced to 18


Bringing your employees down from their high: drug testing and legalized marijuana
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

Over the last few years, several states have legalized the use of marijuana under certain situations. In some states, the use of marijuana for


Supreme Court broadens Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections, extends coverage to employees of a public company’s private contractors
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2014

In its March 4, 2014, opinion in Lawson v. FMR LLC the Supreme Court extended the whistleblower protections of 18 U.S.C. 1514A to include not only


New York City Earned Sick Time Act amendments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2014

In February 2014, the New York City Council voted to expand the Earned Sick Time Act (Act), originally passed last year. The changes will take effect


NLRB continues to invalidate class action waivers in mandatory arbitration programs
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

While federal courts around the country - including the U.S. Supreme Court - continue to generally uphold "class action waivers" in mandatory


Bill seeks to reverse pro-employer Vance decision
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

Members of the House and Senate on Thursday introduced legislation that would effectively overturn last year's U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Vance


Miners’ discrimination complaints: what’s an operator to do?
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

Mine operators across the United States are facing an unprecedented number of miners' discrimination complaints filed under Section 105(c) of the


Magistrate permits defendants to depose 196 absent class members
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

In a class action involving claims of uncompensated, pre-shift off-the-clock work, a California federal magistrate denied plaintiffs' motion for a