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Third Circuit Finds that the Federal Railroad Safety Act's Anti-Retaliation Provision Does Not Cover Employees Treated for...

In a case of first impression with far-reaching implications for the railroad industry, the Third Circuit has held that the provision of the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) prohibiting discipline of employees for...more

1/23/2015 - Administrative Review Board Anti-Retaliation Provisions Bodily Injury Employer Liability Issues FRSA Railroads

Airline Industry Legal Alert: Ninth Circuit Hears Argument on Strike Injunction Against Non-Union Employees

Yesterday, Douglas Hall, a partner in the Airline Group of FordHarrison, appeared before an en banc panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to defend an injunction obtained on behalf of Aircraft Service...more

9/22/2014 - Airlines Airports Appeals Injunctions Strike Unions

Airline Industry Legal Alert: Ninth Circuit Finds FAA Preempts Safety-Related Wrongful Termination Claim

Executive Summary: The Ninth Circuit has held that the Federal Aviation Act (FAA) preempts state law wrongful termination claims where their resolution would require "the factfinder to intrude upon the federally occupied...more

4/30/2014 - Airlines Employer Liability Issues FAA Termination

Airline Management Newsletter - February 2014

Ninth Circuit Upholds Strike Injunction Against Non-Union Employees - Executive Summary: The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the decision of a federal trial court, which granted a strike injunction against...more

2/18/2014 - Airlines Airports Aviation Industry Collective Bargaining Employer Liability Issues Injunctions Strike Unions

The Beginning Of The End Revisited

Litigation Value: Possible workers’ comp claim for Dwight for injuries sustained in trying to cross a “flaccid cord”; groundwork established for a breach of contract suit by Nellie if Andy follows through on his intent to...more

4/19/2013 - Breach of Contract Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Termination Workplace Hazards

Airline Management Newsletter - March 2013

In This Issue: - NMB Announces Voting Procedures Changes - Second Circuit Weighs In On AIR21 Burden-Shifting Framework - DOL Issues Final FMLA Crewmember Regulations ..Flight Crew Eligibility Standards ...more

3/29/2013 - Airlines Aviation Industry Burden-Shifting Contractors Discrimination DOL EEOC Flight Crews FMLA Mediation OFCCP Recordkeeping Requirements Wages

The Return Of The Nard Dog

In tonight’s episode, “Couples Discount,” no one really covers themselves in glory. You’ve got The Office denizens seeking to goof off one last time before Andy returns, and pretending about being in relationships with each...more


Watch Your Back Oscar

Litigation Value: $250,000 in attorneys’ fees and to settle Oscar’s claims – unless his guilt and his desire not to embarrass himself or out the Senator by disclosing their affair keeps him from making a big deal out of it....more


Die Hard … With A Christmas Vengeance

It is the annual Christmas episode of The Office, and its bittersweet as Jim and Pam talk about how this will be the last Christmas party for the both of them at Dunder Mifflin Scranton – much like it will be our last...more

12/7/2012 - Holiday Parties

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