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Here Comes the Rain: Employers Offering Mental Health Benefits Should Prepare for More Scrutiny
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

Employers can expect some challenging information requests about the mental health and substance abuse benefits offered to employees and their


Third Circuit Substitutes “Likely Reason” for “But For” at Summary Judgment Stage of Retaliation Case
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

In Carvalho-Grevious v. Delaware State University, No. 15-3521 (March 21, 2017), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals addressed an important


ADA and FMLA Claims Fail for Call Center Employee Who Dropped Calls
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

In a published opinion, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical


You Said It, Now We’re Going to Hold You to It! Hospitals Estopped From Asserting Disqualification Argument
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

In theory, it is not an unfair labor practice to refuse to negotiate with a union engaged in competition with the employerunless, of course


Consistent Enforcement of Drug Policies Key to Avoiding Disparate Treatment Claims
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

Following termination stemming from a positive drug test for marijuana, a Native American female, appearing pro se, filed a federal lawsuit against


High Court rules against certification of class
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 18 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that a case brought on behalf of some 1.5 million female current and former employees of Wal-Mart should not have been certified as a class action


Worker's failure to report new incidents of harassment proves costly
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 7 2011

A federal appellate court has ruled that an employer should not be held liable for fostering a racially hostile work environment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act


U.S. Supreme Court rules on "cat's paw" theory
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 14 2011

On March 1, with Justice Antonin Scalia writing a unanimous opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an employer may be held liable for employment discrimination under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) based on the discriminatory animus of an employee who influenced, but did not make, an ultimate employment decision


U.S. Supreme Court rules on "cat's paw" theory
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 1 2011

This morning, with Justice Antonin Scalia writing a unanimous opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an employer may be held liable for employment discrimination under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) based on the discriminatory animus of an employee who influenced, but did not make, an ultimate employment decision


High Court rules NASA’s background checks on contractors are constitutional
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 19 2011

With Justice Samuel Alito writing an opinion supported by eight justices, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the federal government's inquiries on two forms used to conduct background investigations on federal contractors do not violate a constitutional right to informational privacy