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Happy Thanksgiving and the Many Things for Which We Are Thankful - 2022 Edition

USA - November 23 2022 This year brought substantial progress in the way of slightly fewer positive COVID-19 cases and/or transmissions and increased vaccinations…

Is the Boss Right? Seventh Circuit Looks at Employer Judgment on ADA Claim

USA - November 17 2022 How far does an employer’s judgment about essential functions take you? In Larry Tate v. Thomas Dart, the Seventh Circuit examined an employee’s…

Don’t Drop a Vein: Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Surgical Assistant’s Age Suit

USA - November 10 2022 Employment lawyers always win war story contests at cocktail parties. Facts like the ones in Davis v. ULP provide ample fodder for those type of…

With Election Day Around the Corner, Employers Need to Remember You May Have to Give Employees Time Off to Vote

USA - November 3 2022 Next week on November 8, voters will head to the polls around the country for our midterm elections for the U.S. House, certain Senate seats…

Maybe Not as Cool as a Taylor Swift Poster, But This New EEOC Poster Is Required

USA - October 26 2022 A familiar sight behind the scenes at many employers is the mandatory publication that describes employee rights and remedies under various federal…

Clarification on Misclassification? Return to Factorization! DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Independent Contractor vs. Employee

USA - October 13 2022 If you were just getting comfortable with the DOL’s final rule on employee versus independent contractor status (which took effect on March 8, 2021)…

When Picket Lines Scratch and Dent: Should Unions Be on the Hook for Property Damage Caused by Strikes?

USA - October 12 2022 In Glacier Northwest, Inc. v. Int’l Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union 174, the Washington Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether a union is…

Smile for the Camera! Video Surveillance at Work and State Law Considerations

USA - October 10 2022 If you are considering using video cameras or other surveillance in your workplace, state law might have something to say about it. There are many…

Failing to Cite? Say Bye to Employment Claims in the 5th Circuit

USA - October 4 2022 Does a plaintiff have to specify not only the facts but also the law that applies? In Bye v. MGM Resorts, Inc., the Fifth Circuit looks at a common…

Eyeing Ian—Obligations to Employees Under Severe Weather Conditions

USA - September 28 2022 With Hurricane Ivan wreaking havoc, our thoughts go to those in the path of the ever-strengthening storm. The first priority for all affected is…