Over the last several years, a number of states have opened up their markets for interstate shipments of wine as we have reported. Usually, the states are
We now have a serious split of authority with respect to the women's preventive care services mandate set forth in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).
On September 28th we reported that the EEOC just sued two companies alleging pregnancy discrimination -- clearly signaling that this type of discrimination is on their radar.
A second federal court has enjoined the application of the ACA’s (“Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”) rule that would have required a Catholic employer to provide employee health insurance that covers contraception.
On October 16, 2012, battery maker A123 Systems, Inc., and various subsidiaries, filed chapter 11 petitions for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Central MichiganLife has reported that the Mount Pleasant City Commission has just unanimously approved a new human rights ordinance under which “traits including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, family status, sexual orientation and gender identity are covered to prevent discrimination in the employment, housing and public accommodation of individuals.”.
The Michigan State Court of Appeals’ decision in Wells Fargo, N.A. v. Cherryland Mall Limited may cause an array of unanticipated consequences on the limited recourse loan market.
With PPACA comes potential coverage of dependents to age 26.
On March 17, 2011, a Michigan jury returned a verdict in favor of loan company, Quicken Loans Inc. in a class action lawsuit alleging that Quicken had failed to pay them overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
In Moran v. Redford Union School District, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan recently held that an employee with a history of absenteeism who requested FMLA leave but took a vacation in Florida was not retaliated against in violation of the FMLA when she was terminated for refusing to sign a last chance agreement.