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Tie goes to the plan administrator: Sixth Circuit clarifies importance of Firestone language for ERISA plan interpretation
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

In baseball, there is a common saying that a “tie goes to the runner.” Under this maxim, if a base runner and the baseball arrive at the base at the


New test should increase employer ability to create unpaid internship positions
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2018

Many employers allow students to intern in their workplaces so that the students can gain exposure to real world work, learn about a particular


UPDATE: All fifty states now have data breach statutes
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2018

On July 1, 2018, all fifty states will have active data breach statutes that govern the notification process for companies that experience a data loss


Sixth Circuit upholds termination of human resources employee for employment application misrepresentations and performance deficiencies
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2018

Agreeing with the district court’s assessment that “résumé misrepresentations by a senior human resources professional represent an infraction so


Ohio court whittles away at employers’ defense of voluntary abandonment of employment in workers’ compensation cases
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

In Ohio, it has been a long-standing principle that an employee injured at work could lose eligibility for temporary total disability compensation in


Virtual shareholder meetings: advantages, disadvantages and practical considerations
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

As spring approaches, so do annual shareholder meetings for many public companies. Traditionally, these meetings were held in-person. However, due to


Recent Supreme Court decision holds that FLSA exemptions are to be construed fairly
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2018

In a decision issued on April 2, 2018 the Supreme Court of the United States held in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro that service advisors at an auto


FDCPA - Sixth Circuit Requires Real Damages
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

When Congress passed the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act it created a federal statutory right to damages for consumers who suffer abusive debt


IRS provides guidance to 403(b) plan sponsors who can’t locate participants required to receive distributions (but be mindful of DOL rules too)
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2018

The IRS’s Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division recently issued a memorandum (the memo) to its auditors that directed them not to challenge a


Sixth Circuit holds that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on transgender and transitioning status notwithstanding the employer’s religious objections
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2018

Employers cannot discriminate against employees based on their transgender or transitioning status, despite (at least in some cases) the employer’s