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Shareholder-Approved Award Limits for Non-employee Directors: Legal Update and Actions to Consider
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

A recent Delaware court decision validates the trending practice to add specific limits on non-employee director pay in public company “omnibus”


Employer’s Refusal to Hire Medical Marijuana User Violates State Law, Rhode Island State Court Holds
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

Employers cannot refuse to hire a medical marijuana cardholder, even if the individual admittedly would not pass the employer’s pre-employment drug


New York’s Highest Court Asked to Decide Whether New York City Human Rights Law Protects Mistaken Perception of Alcoholism
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

New York’s highest court, the New York Court of Appeals, has been asked to decide the question of whether the New York City Human Rights Law permits a


High Court revisits the question of the breach of duty of care in relation to mesothelioma
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 25 2017

English law has developed a body of principles to address the particular problems posed by mesothelioma. This special area of law is known as the


Employment Law Commentary - Volume 29, Issue 5
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

It took 124 years, but the California Supreme Court in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., No. S224611, 2017 WL 1833143 (Cal. May 8, 2017) finally addressed


Tax court finds self-employment tax for active LLC member
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

Self-employment (SE) tax is one of the driving forces when a tax advisor recommends what type of entity to use for one’s business. My previous post


Federal Judge Rules that Transgender Employee's ADA Claim May Proceed
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 18, 2017, in the first decision of its kind, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held that transgender people are not categorically barred


Unconventional Tactics
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

Malcolm Gladwell in his essay "How David Beats Goliath" extolled the use of the full-court press in basketball: "In the world of basketball, there is


Labor and Employment Alert: Sixth Circuit Expands Cat’s Paw to FMLA Cases
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) prohibits an employer from discriminating or retaliating against employees who have used FMLA leave. It also


Arbitration Agreement Enforced on Behalf of Nonsignatory
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

The California Court of Appeal has utilized theories of equitable estoppel and agency to hold that an employee must arbitrate claims he asserted