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Supreme Court holds that motivationnot knowledgeis key factor in religious accommodation case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

In a long awaited employment law decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, 8-1, in favor of a job applicant who was denied a job at an Abercrombie &


Court Finds for Employer in FLSA Trial Over Off-Duty Use of Mobile Devices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

In a rare decision squarely addressing the compensability of after-hours use of mobile devices by non-exempt employees, the U.S. District Court for


EEOC targets company wellness programs
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed its second suit alleging that a company's wellness program violated the Americans With


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2015

The Los Angeles City Council will vote on whether to exempt unionized workers from a unionsupported bill raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 per


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2015

The NLRB overturned longheld precedent and determined that companies may be joint employers of workers if they "share or codetermine those


NLRB adopts new standard for determining joint-employer status
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

In a highly anticipated split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has adopted a new standard for determining joint-employer status under the


New California employment legislation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

California Governor Brown recently signed two pieces of employment-related legislation, A.B. 1506 and S.B. 327, both of which are effective


Second Circuit finds that whistleblower making internal report is still covered by Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

In a significant split decision regarding the scope of Dodd-Frank's whistleblower protections, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

A split NLRB determined that an allegedly dishonest employee may be entitled to makewhole relief if his termination was based on the results of


Danish Supreme Court upholds legality of employer email search
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Denmark
  • April 13 2015

A recent Danish Supreme Court ruling upheld a company's right to access employee email where the company had previously reserved the right. Roche