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In a Case of First Impression, OSHRC Holds that Incidents of Workplace Violence Are Citable Under the OSH Act’s General Duty Clause

USA - March 26 2019 In a groundbreaking decision, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission on March 4, 2019 ruled for the first time that the Occupational…

Mark S. Dreux

Ninth Circuit: Employers Cannot Depend on Employee Salary Histories to Combat Equal Pay Claims

USA - April 23 2018 On April 9, 2018, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held, in an en banc decision, that employers cannot rely on an employee’s past…

Linda M. Jackson

Fourth Circuit Dismisses Sexual Harassment Claim of Former Employee Who Resigned Before Company Could Investigate

USA - March 23 2018 On March 5, 2018, a three-judge panel on the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a unanimous decision holding that Smithfield Packing Co…

Linda M. Jackson

Second Circuit Holds Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

USA - March 6 2018 In a 10-3 en banc decision with numerous concurring and dissenting opinions, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently reversed its own…

Michael L. Stevens

Beware the Risks of Background Checks: Liability Waivers May Violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act

USA - December 19 2017 On November 21, 2017, an employee of L3 Technologies Inc., a government contractor, filed a putative class action in federal court in California…

Linda M. Jackson