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Eleventh Circuit Finds Insurance Carrier Responsible In Georgia For Harm Intoxicated Employee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

In a recent Eleventh Circuit opinion, the Court found that the insurance carrier was responsible, under Georgia law, for the harm caused by an


Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma Chameleon: Liability Comes and Goes with Oxford Comma
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

And when lists go onas a Maine dairy company recently learned the hard way in O’Connor v. Oakhurst Dairythat little comma between the last item and


“I’ll Be Back To Work Soon”: Massachusetts Addresses An Employer’s Obligations When Employee On Leave Gives An Indefinite Return Date
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

On February 5, 2017, in M.C.A.D. V. Country Bank for Savings, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) held that an employer


Government Workplace Enforcement: Looking Back At 2016 and Ahead to 2017 - Trend 6
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

While the government enforcement lawsuits brought by the DOL and EEOC in 2016 were in line with their aggressive platforms, by sheer numbers of cases


Arbitrating PAGA Representative Actions: Federal and State Courts Begin to Part Ways
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Three decisions issued earlier this month reveal an increasing tension between the Ninth Circuit and California appellate courts on whether


Fifth Circuit Warps Time In Decision On The Continuing Violation Doctrine
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held for the first time that the continuing violation doctrine applies even when a plaintiff was


What 2016 Governmental Enforcement Litigation Trends Suggest For Employers In 2017
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2017

Governmental enforcement litigation was a mixed bag in 2016. The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Third Circuit Rules Private Community Hospital Subject to Medical Resident’s Title IX Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

In Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center, No. 16-1247 (3d Cir. 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held that the


Supreme Court Remands Transgender Rights Case to Court of Appeals After Trump Administration Withdraws Obama Era Guidance
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

On March 6, 2017, the Supreme Court remanded a highly anticipated transgender rights case back to the Court of Appeals after the Trump Administration


NJ Court Rules That Unemployment Benefits Do Not Offset Back Pay Awards
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

New Jersey’s Appellate Division determined that an award of unemployment compensation benefits will not offset an award of back pay in cases brought