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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 7 Nov 2011

Record supports poor performance, not discrimination, as reason for termination

The Belleville Area Community College District 522 has employed Robert Dickerson, who suffers from a mild mental impairment, as a part-time janitor since 1999.

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | USA | 19 Aug 2011

NLRB grants use of company email for union purposes

On July 26, 2011 the NLRB found that union representatives may have a right to correspond with employees on their corporately purchased email accounts to solicit union activity.

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | USA | 18 Aug 2011

NLRB grants use of company email for union purposes

On July 26, 2011 the NLRB found that union representatives may have a right to correspond with employees on their corporately purchased email accounts to solicit union activity.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 7 Feb 2011

Hot labor and employment law issues for 2011

The explosion of lawsuits, often seeking collective action or class certification, claiming violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state laws, likely will continue in 2011.

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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 29 Oct 2009

U.S. Supreme Court set to begin new term - justices to review arbitration and disparate impact bias cases

In early October, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the 2009-2010 term.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 17 Apr 2008

Girl scout cookie sales may eat away at your workplace non-solicitation rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has issued a decision that underlines the risks associated with selective enforcement of policiesparticularly in regard to non-solicitation rules.

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Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd | USA | 18 Mar 2008

Discriminating against union activities

Recently, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals held that a hospital that singled out an union-supporting nurse for rebuke was discriminating against union activities in violation of section 8(a)(3) of the National Labor Relations Act.

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Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP | USA | 14 Mar 2008

Seventh Circuit upholds NLRB decision that hospital illegally discriminated against union activity

On March 11, 2008, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) order finding that St. Margaret Mercy Healthcare Centers violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by applying a no-solicitationdistribution rule in a way that discriminated against union employees.

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Stinson LLP | USA | 2 Jan 2008

National Labor Relations Board holds that employees have no automatic right to use employer's e-mail system for Section 7 communications

The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) recently issued its decision in The Guard Publishing Company dba The Register-Guard, 351 NLRB No. 70 (December 16, 2007), addressing whether employer policies that restrict employees' use of the employer's e-mail system unlawfully interfere with employees' Section 7 rights.

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