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No Hate to Arbitrate? EEOC Changes Stance on Arbitration Agreements

USA - December 23 2019 Can you require employees to sign arbitration agreements? After more than 20 years of saying no, the EEOC has reversed its policy and says you can...

Anne R. Yuengert.

“Open” Might Not Mean Open: How FMLA May Affect a Position’s Availability

USA - October 17 2019 Does a position that a company is holding for an employee out on FMLA leave an “open position” as contemplated by the Americans with Disabilities Act...

Anne R. Yuengert.

But We Tried to Do It Right! Stand-Alone Misclassification of Independent Contractor May Not Be a Violation

USA - September 26 2019 Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued another pro-employer decision, resolving an issue at the forefront of employment law...

Anne R. Yuengert.

Case of the Big Bus Driver: Seventh Circuit Joins Other Circuits in Rejecting Obesity, without Other Physiological Condition, as ADA Impairment

USA - June 26 2019 Obesity has been recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association, National Institutes of Health, and the World Health Organization. Does...

Anne R. Yuengert.

FMLA Leave by Any Other Name Is Still FMLA Leave: DOL Addresses Specific Designation of FMLA Leave

USA - March 26 2019 Can you allow an employee to take paid time off for leave that qualifies under the Family and Medical Leave Act but not designate it as FMLA leave...