Courtney Stahl

Courtney Stahl

Baker Donelson

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EEOC Implements Digital Charge Pilot Program

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced the launch of its ACT Digital pilot program that allows the EEOC to communicate directly with employers through an online portal. Phase I of ACT Digital...more

5/14/2015 - ACT Digital EEOC

Eleventh Circuit Rejects Equitable Defenses to FLSA Claim Where Employer Aware of Underreported Hours

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that an employer that has knowledge that an employee underreported his hours cannot assert equitable defenses based on the employee’s own conduct as a...more

1/27/2015 - Appeals Employer Liability Issues FLSA Reversal Summary Judgment Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour Wages

Sixth Circuit Reminds Employers of Notice Requirement Under the FMLA

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently upheld a ruling that FedEx interfered with a former employee's rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by failing to give her adequate notice of...more

9/15/2014 - Appeals Corporate Counsel Employer Liability Issues FedEx FMLA Notice Requirements

Employment Background Checks: Tips Employers Should Know to Comply With Federal Laws

Many employers rely on background checks to screen job applicants and employees when making important personnel decisions, including hiring, retention, and promotion. In March, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...more

5/19/2014 - Adverse Employment Action Background Checks Consent Criminal Background Checks EEOC Employee Credit Checks Employer Liability Issues Employment Policies FCRA FTC Hiring & Firing Written Notice

Employer Requiring Doctor's Note for Intermittent Leave Violated FMLA

The United States District Court for the District of Oregon recently held that an employer's requirement that employees on intermittent leave provide a doctor's note for each absence violated the Family and Medical Leave Act...more

3/14/2014 - FMLA Medical Certification Requests Trucking Industry

Texas Court Holds Employer Not Liable for Drunk Employee's Death

A state appellate court in Houston, Texas recently held that an employer had no duty to prevent an employee from injuring himself as a result of his own intoxication. ...more

1/28/2014 - Bodily Injury DUI Employer Liability Issues Wrongful Death

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