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Wiley Rein
A federal district court, applying Washington law, has held that coverage for a claim was barred because an insured failed to provide notice within the claim-made policy's reporting deadline.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As we previously reported and discussed here, the Cemex Construction Materials Pacific, LLC ruling has dramatically changed the threshold that will prompt the National Labor Relation Board ("NLRB")...
Romano Law
Each state has its own laws about what type of pay employees are entitled to receive upon termination from employment. In California, employers are not required to offer severance...
Parsons Behle & Latimer
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has proposed a lengthy (144 page) enforcement guidance regarding harassment at work. After public comments, the EEOC will likely...
KI Legal
New York is an "at-will" employment state. This means that, absent an employment agreement for a fixed duration, an employment relationship can be terminated by the employer...
Last month, Federal District Court Judge Stanley A. Bastian dismissed at oral argument a shareholder suit challenging the Starbucks DEI initiatives. The Court has now issued a brief, yet informative...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The High Court of Australia's decision in the Qantas outsourcing case[1] has been widely reported. But both the scope of the decision and the key takeaway have potentially been misunderstood.
Butler Snow LLP
On August 25, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") reversed decades of established law with the release of its decision in Cemex Construction Materials Pacific LLC ("Cemex")...
Proskauer Rose LLP
As we previously reported in April 2022, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") General Counsel, Jennifer Abruzzo, asked the Board to revive the Joy Silk doctrine (which was rejected in 1969) and require employers to recognize unions without a secret ballot election.
Mayer Brown
In a significant move aimed at streamlining and providing additional flexibilities to the employment verification process, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a final rule...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In part three of our four-part series on Reductions in Force in Asia Pacific, we looked at severance costs and benefits, key timing challenges and consultation with employees or employee representatives.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Plaintiff in Acheson v. Laufer dismisses her lawsuit with prejudice and asks SCOTUS to dismiss its pending review based on mootness.
Romano Law
Navigating the complexities of employment termination is no easy task, with significant implications for the parties involved.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In part three of our four-part series on Reductions in Force in Asia Pacific, we looked at severance costs and benefits, key timing challenges, and consultation with employees...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2023 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Phelps Dunbar
Preservation of evidence is the cornerstone of litigation. The failure to preserve evidence, in particular video evidence, has significant consequences.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In a recent decision, a federal trial court in Illinois allowed an employee's tortious interference claim to continue against his former employer alleging it had exaggerated the reach...
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP
The National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") recently held that that the "mere proffer" of severance agreements with boilerplate type confidentiality...
Romano Law
Employment in most states is generally presumed to be "at-will." That means a private-sector employer can terminate an employee for any reason at any given time, absent an employment...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Ohio Court of Appeals Disagrees, Confirming That Employees Cannot Succeed on Free Speech Violation Claims Against Private Employers (US)...
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