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Random drug testing of Forest Service Job Corps staff rejected by federal appeals court
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2012

A program requiring universal random drug testing for employees at 28 schools ran by the U.S. Forest Service is potentially unconstitutional, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has held in a two-to-one decision

NLRB v. the Constitution: Constitution wins
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

In early 1999, the Venetian Casino Resort in Las Vegas asked police officers to remove union protesters from a temporary walkway in front of the

Higher education a hotspot for union organizing
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

Given past restrictions by rulings from the Supreme Court and the NLRB, union organizing in higher education simply has not been very effective. One

Wacky Wednesday: fear and loathing in elementary education
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

Last week, the Sixth Circuit ruled that a former Ohio public school teacher who was suffering from pedophobia (the fear of young children), had not

Advice for employers - words matter!
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2014

In a recent case decided by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, an employer found out the hard way that a managerial employee's ill-chosen words

Do as I say, not as I do: even the government falls victim to wage and hour violations sometimes
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

Remember last fall when all we could talk about was the government shutdown? The 16-day government shutdown captured the attention of a nation once

High Court prevents employer from giving full reference
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2014

In the recent case of AB v A Chief Constable 2014 EWHC 1965, the High Court considered whether the chief constable of a police force had a duty

General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before

Useful pointers from the higher courts...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In The Interim Executive Board of X School v HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills, the High Court decided that a faith

Judge Koeltl: Swedish Foreign Ministry Immune from Chauffeur’s Discrimination Claims
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In an opinion yesterday, Judge Koeltl dismissed discrimination and retaliation claims from a chauffeur for the Swedish foreign ministry, finding that