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Lane Powell
Washington's Legislature wrapped up in March, once again passing several substantial employment laws that should prompt employers to spring into action. The Legislature broadened the Equal Pay...
Plunkett & Cooney
After months of hard work, you've finally arrived at the end of an employment dispute.
Barnes & Thornburg
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued an opinion addressing who qualifies as a "transportation worker" under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) thereby exempting them from coverage.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
In a unanimous 9-0 decision issued April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court held the "transportation worker" exemption under Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act...
Littler Mendelson
Reversing the National Labor Relations Board's decision in Sterns Produce Company v. NLRB, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected the Board's reasoning that a company had engaged...
Pierson Ferdinand
Often, an employer has affirmative defenses when an employee accuses a supervisor of sexual harassment. But Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes liability automatic in two ways.
Kilgore & Kilgore
The June 29, 2023 Supreme Court ruling regarding religious accommodation in Groff v. DeJoy changes federal law on employer responsibilities in the workplace.
Littler Mendelson
Our internal investigation team needs help addressing the presence of witness trauma.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On March 14, 2024, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed legislation that would prohibit employers from obtaining or using a true credit report for employment purposes.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its 2023 Annual Performance Report and a new dashboard highlighting resolved cases.
Goodwin Procter LLP
Welcome to Goodwin's ERISA Litigation Update. Litigation involving ERISA-governed benefits plans has exploded in recent years.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In an opinion that raises as many questions as it answers, the Sixth Circuit foreclosed two methods of calculating how delivery drivers paid the minimum wage should be reimbursed...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) released an important update and reminder regarding new Financial Value Transparency (FVT) and Gainful Employment (GE) regulations that take effect on July 1, 2024.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On March 25, 2024, the California Supreme Court unanimously answered three questions regarding the meaning of "hours worked" that had been certified to it by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Littler Mendelson
Modern labor and employment law is basically administrative law. The rules governing minimum wages, overtime, workplace safety, collective bargaining, and more are made mostly by agencies.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A little over one year ago, Ogletree Deakins announced that shareholder Amanda T. Quan had been selected to serve as the office managing shareholder of the firm's Cleveland, Ohio, office.
Perkins Coie LLP
Courts continue to explore whether the threshold for actionable "adverse employment actions" under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been construed too narrowly.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Alyssa Jones, a former waitress at a Scottsdale, Arizona bar, sued the owner of the bar and his company (Riot) for violations of Title VII and common law tort claims.
Frantz Ward
On March 5, 2024, in State ex rel. Dillon v. Indus. Comm., Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-744, the Supreme Court of Ohio overruled its prior authority in State ex rel.
Pierson Ferdinand
Employment lawyers and human resources professionals regularly preach that managers must document employee performance issues as a best practice...
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