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Not April foolin’: National Labor Relations Board finds employer rule requiring positivity and professionalism unlawful

USA - April 4 2014 On April 1, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled unlawful an employer policy requiring that employees refrain from negativity in the…

Janilyn Brouwer Daub, Roy A. Ginsburg, Peter A. Morse, Jr., Mark S. Kittaka, John T.L. Koenig

EEOC files two Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act lawsuits in two weeks

USA - June 3 2013 The EEOC recently filed its first-ever lawsuit alleging a violation of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) - and subsequently filed…

Sixth Circuit counts paid volunteers as employees under the FMLA

USA - August 21 2013 A divided Sixth Circuit recently came to a surprising decision regarding the definition of "employee" under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and…

New Rule, New Requirements for Healthcare Providers

USA - July 8 2016 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a rule describing precisely what covered providers must do in order to fully…

Anne B. Compton-Brown, Laura D. Seng

Flextime consideration is now law in some places

USA - May 2 2014 The pros and cons of implementing "flextime" policies have long been debated. Two laws - one state and one municipal - went into effect at the…