Ogletree Deakins


Employer required to reimburse employees for personal cell phone use despite unlimited minutes plans

August 20 2014 Cell phones are ubiquitous. At some companies, employees use their personal phones to make business calls. Does an employer need to "pay" for that…

Florida’s minimum wage to increase on January 1, 2015

October 27 2014 On November 2, 2004, Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment that created Florida's minimum wage. The minimum wage applies to all…

Creepy crawly bedbugs—what do they have to do with OSHA?

October 29 2012 With Halloween right around the corner, what better time to blog about creepy, crawly things that go bump in the night?

Employment & labour law in France

July 9 2018 A structured guide to employment and labour law in France

FY 2015 H-1B cap reached, selection lottery to be conducted

April 7 2014 On April 7, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had received sufficient H-1B cap-subject petitions to reach the…

US Discrimination, Harassment, and Wage and Hour Litigation

October 13 2022 Early on in the pandemic, many employment lawyers predicted that disability accommodation relating to remote work would be at the forefront of…

In brief: employee termination law in the USA (Texas)

October 3 2022 This Q&A covers the essential legal and practical considerations surrounding employee termination law in the USA (Texas).

Q&A: managing the employment relationship in the USA (Texas)

October 3 2022 A Q&A guide to managing the employment relationship in the USA (Texas), covering specific laws, misclassification and contracts.