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Missouri employers take note: don't wait to challenge the timeliness of a charge under the Missouri Human Rights Act
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The Missouri Supreme Court's August 27, 2013, decision in Farrow v. Saint Francis Medical Center provided a stunning result in a case presenting a


Internal investigation of employee not adverse employment action
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

In Blakes v. City of Hyattsville, 909 F. Supp. 2d 431 (D. Md. 2012), the plaintiff, a former police officer who resigned, contended he was


Does telling an employer to take a settlement offer and “shove it up your $&!” constitute protected activity under Title VII?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

No - the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently clarified that telling an employer to take a settlement offer and "shove it up your $&!" is not


Are WARN Act notices required even when mass layoffs are unforeseeable?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

Yes - the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a covered employer must provide the notice required by the Workers Adjustment and


Court holds Abercrombie & Fitch liable for failing to accommodate Muslim employee’s headscarf
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

In a case brought by the EEOC, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that clothing retailer


Federal court tosses EEOC suit over background checks
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

A federal judge had harsh words for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission while dismissing the agency's suit against an employer for its policy


Missouri Supreme Court changes rules for challenging timeliness under the Missouri Human Rights Act
  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

Many employers are now at risk of waiving timeliness defenses due to a recent Missouri Supreme Court decision that completely changes how they raise


New law on the horizon for Illinois employers settling tort claims
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

On January 1, 2014, a new section of the Civil Practice Law, "Settlement of claims; payment" (735 ILCS 52-2301), will take effect. The


Federal court upholds jury finding that franchisor’s principal was employer of franchisee’s employee: 3 takeaways
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

A recent case out of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas upheld a jury finding that a franchisor's principal was the


How to protect your summary judgment win: employer’s victory reversed in age bias case
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 12 2014

Motions for summary judgment are among the most important and efficient devices for defeating a discrimination suit brought by an employee against an