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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 5 Apr 2019

OSHA Failed to Follow Own Procedures in Issuing Suspect Guidance Documents, Inspector General Finds

Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL Inspector General recently issued an audit report that “OSHA Procedures for Issuing Guidance Were Not Adequate and Mostly


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 13 Dec 2018

Supreme Court To Reconsider ‘Auer’ Deference

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to reconsider a key precedent of administrative law that tells judges to defer to an agency's interpretation


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 18 Dec 2017

NLRB Overturns Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Standard

Joint employer status potentially can exist under the NLRA -- and other employment laws -- in a variety of circumstances including labor user-supplier


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 21 Sep 2016

Employers Should Not Retreat on Compliance Planning Despite Two-Pronged Attack on OT Rule

Two lawsuits related to the Department of Labor’s revisions to the white-collar exemptions have been filed in East Texas. The first lawsuit, citing


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 15 Aug 2016

Tenth Circuit Orders Truck Driver Who Abandoned Trailer on Interstate Highway to be Reinstated with Backpay

The Tenth Circuit held that a trucking company unlawfully retaliated against a truck driver after he abandoned a trailer on a public highway, finding


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 3 Jun 2016

Supreme Court Sides with Property Owners: Jurisdictional Determination is Reviewable

The Supreme Court decided that Army Corps’ jurisdictional determinations are judicially reviewable. This decision leaves open the question of whether


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 16 May 2014

Environmental groups urge EPA to limit air pollution from fracking activities near urban areas

This week Earthjustice, the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and 61 others filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 24 Apr 2014

Don’t mess with it: Texas fires back at EEOC’s motion to dismiss the state’s challenge to the “Felon Hiring Rule”

We normally pass on blogging about briefs filed by a party before a court ruling, but Texas' litigation against the EEOC and U.S. Attorney General


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 7 Oct 2013

We meant what we said: DC Circuit won’t revisit loan officer classification

As you may recall, the DOL threw the mortgage industry into a tizzy when it issued a sweeping Administrator Interpretation in 2010 that reversed its


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 22 Mar 2012

Sackett v. EPA: Supreme Court decides unanimously in favor of landowners

On March 21, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision hugely impacting EPA’s enforcement authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA).

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