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The FCRA: a battle on two fronts for employers
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

As if employers were not already faced with enough headaches from employment-specific federal statutes, such as the Occupational Safety and Health


BYOD ruling requires employers to reimburse for work-related calls
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

How will BYOD other than cell phones be impacted by a California court ruling that "when employees must use their personal cell phones for


Facebook charged with FTC violations for messing with users’ minds
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

EPIC alleges that Facebook's "secretive and non-consensual use of personal information to conduct an ongoing psychological experiment on 700,000


John Doe can remain anonymous and not be deposed in pre-litigation discovery
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

Since the plaintiff did not a file a lawsuit against John Doe, the trial court had no jurisdiction to allow the plaintiff to take the deposition of


OSHA Issues Final Rule Regarding Retaliation Claims under the Affordable Care Act
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced yesterday that it has published a final rule regarding how it will handle


Insured’s environmental claims not time barred under policy language
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • July 31 2008

In Charter Int'l. Oil Co.v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co., No. 06-324 (D.R.I., June 9, 2008), the Rhode Island federal district court held that the state's 10 year limitations period did not expire even though the insured waited 14 years to file a lawsuit after entering an agreement with the state to clean up the covered property


Fifth Circuit: actionable CERCLA release required to toll state limitations
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • July 31 2008

Premises owners, product manufacturers, employers and other potential toxic tort defendants may find the Fifth Circuit’s recent Barnes v. Koppers, Inc., No. 06-60708 (5th Cir. June 30, 2008), statute of limitations ruling a mixed bag, but generally encouraging


Former employee had valid access, not guilty of violating federal & state laws
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • February 7 2014

"When a former employee uses a customer's working log-in credentials to access his former employer's scripts, are he and the customer hackers?" No


Federal court rules temp-to-hire employee's hours before and after hire must be counted in determining FMLA eligibility
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

The interplay between staffing agencies and client companies continues to be a common source of litigation, including an increase in cases under the


Judge allows libel suit based on Google Autocomplete search results
  • Gardere
  • Hong Kong
  • August 8 2014

A Hong Kong Judge disagreed with Google that Google’s Autocomplete may have created libeleous content and “cited Europe’s recent ‘right to be