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Are perfect attendance policies compliant with the FMLA and ADA?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

My company is a firm believer in rewarding good behavior as opposed to punishing bad behavior.


What is California’s Unfair Competition Law?the Michael Scott explanation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

The UCL, codified as Bus. & Prof. Code Section 17200, provides for injunctive and other relief for any business practice that is “unfair,” “unlawful” or “fraudulent.”


Are pre-employment background checks discriminatory?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2012

I am the Human Resources Director at a mid-size company, with employees in eight states.


Pregnancy complications and the FMLA, PDA and ADA
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2012

An employee experienced complications with her pregnancy toward the end of her second trimester.


Pre-employment background checks for temporary employees
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2012

I read with interest your analysis of pre-employment background checks in Quirky Question 189.


A primer on California privacy law: how things are different in the golden state
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2012

The storage, protection and use of personal data presents significant regulatory and litigation risks for any business.


"At will" employment in Montana
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

We are a national company with operations in virtually every state.


Customer lists as trade secrets
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

One of our sales employees recently left our company.


Trade-based money laundering: a case study
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global
  • July 1 2011

The Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) best practice paper on Trade Based Money Laundering is useful, but it can be educational to look at an actual case study concerning money laundering and fraud to get a better understanding of the techniques perpetrators use and to see them operate in a real-life situation.


Accenture employee faked medical leave to work for a competitor while stealing data from Accenture computers
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The recent case of Accenture, LLP v. Sidhu, 2010 WL 4691944 (N.D. Ca. Nov. 9, 2010) is a classic example of how the 9th Circuit’s holding in LVRC Holdings, LLC v. Brekka, 581 F.3d 1127, 1130-31 (9th Cir. 2009) has led to the dismissal of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) claims (or criminal counts) in circumstances in which an employee is clearly not authorized to access the company computers.