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Third Circuit Rules That Johnson Controls Did Not Promise Lifetime Health Benefits
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

The Third Circuit rejected a claim for lifetime health insurance benefits filed by retired employees of Johnson Controls, finding that the clear and


Two Employees, Social Media, An Unlawful Policy. . .What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

The advent of social media resulted in a feverish effort by the NLRB to keep up with new technology. In reality, the legal standard for evaluating


What Is Going On With The Revised EEO-1 Form? Acting EEOC Chair Provides Insight Into Its Status
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

As loyal readers of our blog are aware, in February 2016, the EEOC released a rule to amend the Form EEO-1. The new rule requires private employers


Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Case, Using Securities Fraud Standard
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a grant of summary judgment in an employer’s favor, dismissing a SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation


Exhaustion of Plan Administrative Remedies: Important Considerations Following Hitchcock v. Cumberland
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

Recently, the Sixth Circuit ruled in Hitchcock v. Cumberland University 403(b) Plan that pension plan participants are not required to exhaust their


The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Prompts HHS to Issue a Revised HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

Congress established the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force (the “Task Force”) in the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (the “Act”) to address the


Delaware Authorizes Stocks on Blockchain
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

On July 21st, Delaware Governor John Carney Jr. signed SB 69 into law. SB 69 amends the Delaware General Corporation Law (“DGCL”) to explicitly


New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a


Immigration Fact and Fiction for the U.S. Employer: H-1B Entry Level (Level I) Wage Blues - Revisited: Why Can’t a H-1B Professional be Entry Level?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

Cyrus correctly points out that it is the nature of the job that determines whether it is “professional” or not, and not what level of experience you


Truffle Kerfuffle: Truffle Lawsuit Not on the Menu for Plaintiffs
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

Truffles are renowned as one of the rarest delicacies in the world. Perhaps not quite as rare, but still fairly uncommon, is the dismissal with