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Redundancy exercises: A useful reminder to act reasonably
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) decision in Green v London Borough of Barking and Dagenham serves as a useful reminder for employers to act

Safeco Gets Another Safe-NO From Eleventh Circuit on FCA Scienter Standard
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

A recent Eleventh Circuit decision joins the chorus of FCA cases struggling to interpret the scienter requirements in situations where there is more

Disability discrimination: redundancy situation identified because of long-term sick leave
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2017

What happens when an employer realises, during an employee’s long-term sickness absence, that they can manage quite well without the employee and

Redundancy: when is it unreasonable to refuse an offer of suitable alternative employment?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

An employee who unreasonably refuses an offer of suitable alternative employment loses the right to a statutory redundancy payment. Employers

Ninth Circuit Raises Bar for Challenging "Opinion Statements" in Private Securities Litigation
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

On May 5, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit jettisoned its precedent for pleading the falsity of statements of opinion challenged

Relying on Tax Advice Versus Delegating Duties
  • Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

In Estate of Hake v. United States, two executors of their mother’s estate filed the estate tax return on the date that their tax attorney advised

NLRB Denies Petitions to Revoke Subpoenas Based on Mere Allegation of Joint Employer Status
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

The National Labor Relations Board has denied petitions to revoke subpoenas that were issued by an NLRB Regional Director to two companies seeking

Full and frank disclosure - how independent is your expert witness?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

In EXP v Barker (2017 EWCA Civ 63) the Court of Appeal emphasised the importance of independence and objectivity in expert evidence. If there is any

Another Step in the NLRB’s Mission to Expand Definition of “Concerted Activity” under the NLRA
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

On March 6, 2017, an NLRB administrative law judge (“ALJ”) issued a ruling finding that a nonunion automotive manufacturing facility in Alabama

More About USDOL's Liquidated-Damages Policy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

We wrote last December about our ongoing efforts to secure a copy of an undisclosed "policy" that various U.S. Department of Labor officials have