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Blocked Shot? Employer Runs into Religious Issues with Mandatory Flu Vaccines
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

If you require your employees to get a flu shot, what do you do with the ones who refuse on religious grounds? As with so much in employment law, it

Fourth Circuit Holds False Reports Are Not Necessarily Protected Activity
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

A recent decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals may have a chilling effect on managers and employees who would otherwise report

Fourth Circuit Holds Complaining Employee is not Protected From Termination if the Employer Terminates Her Because It Believed Her Complaint was Fabricated
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

A recent Fourth Circuit ruling in a case handled by Mintz Levin provides some comfort to employers concerned about terminating an employee who they

U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari and Partially Allows Some Provisions of Executive Order No. 13780 (the “Travel Ban��)
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration two victories in connection with Executive Order No. 13780, “Protecting the Nation from

Fourth Circuit Pronounces Joint Employer Test Under FLSA
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

On Jan. 25, 2017, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over North and South Carolina, issued an opinion in a collective action

Intellectual Property Law Update
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

We hope everyone had an excellent summer and is eager to get back to work! To ease the transition and improve your business prospects, please consider

Too Clever by Half: Bankruptcy Court Re-characterizes Debt Owed to Insider as Equity
  • Adams and Reese LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

In a new, unpublished decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Fourth Circuit affirmed a bankruptcy court’s order re-characterizing a portion of a

Fraudulent Joinder & Bad Faith - Explaining Another Removal Muddle
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

Here's some more inside baseball on grounds for removing cases from state to federal court. In brief, the issue is this: does the "bad faith"

Fourth Circuit rules on bona fide prospective purchaser and PRP liability
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

On April 4, 2013, the Fourth Circuit issued its opinion in PCS Nitrogen v. Ashley II of Charleston, LLC. The Fourth Circuit affirmed the District

Fourth Circuit sheds light on CERCLA’s BFPP defense
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued a ruling in PCS Nitrogen Inc. v. Ashley II of Charleston, LLC, 714 F.3d 161