Julia Judish

Julia Judish

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SEC Cracks Down on Confidentiality Provisions that Restrict Whistleblowers

On April 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced an enforcement action and corresponding settlement arising out of an employer’s confidentiality agreement. The SEC contended that the agreement...more

4/6/2015 - Confidentiality Agreements Enforcement Actions Internal Investigations KBR (formerly Kellogg Brown & Root) SEC Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

The Legal Landscape Rapidly Changes for D.C. Employers

District of Columbia employers now face and are soon to face a number of new laws affecting a wide range of issues, including wage payments, recording of hours worked, pregnancy accommodations, concealed weapons in the...more

2/10/2015

Caught Between Laws: Challenges for Health Care Providers in Using Criminal History Information in Employment Decisions

In an effort to increase protection for vulnerable patient populations, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) creates incentives for states to strengthen the employment background check programs available to long-term care providers....more

11/25/2014 - Affordable Care Act Background Checks Criminal Background Checks EEOC Employer Liability Issues Health Care Providers HHS Hiring & Firing Hospitals Job Applicants Physicians

The ADA and Private Professional Certification

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, mandates that private entities offering examinations or courses related to certain applications, licensing, certification, or credentialing ensure that such...more

8/7/2014 - ADA Credentialing DOJ For Profit Education Licenses Title III

New EEOC Developments Expand Employers’ Pregnancy Accommodation Obligations

For the first time in more than 30 years, on July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) overhauled its guidance on pregnancy discrimination issues—broadening anti-discrimination coverage and...more

7/30/2014 - ADA Disability EEOC Employee Rights Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation

Government Contractors Face Expanded Affirmative Action Requirements

As its landmark initiative, the Obama Administration’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued expansive new regulations requiring government contractors to undertake greater efforts to employ...more

3/24/2014 - Affirmative Action Disability Federal Contractors OFCCP Veterans Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

New York’s Non-Profit Revitalization Act

The New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 (the “Act”) was signed into law December 18, 2013, and the bulk of its provisions will take effect July 1, 2014. As we reported in our previous alert on the subject, the...more

1/21/2014 - Audits Board of Directors Compliance Conflicts of Interest Non-Profits Whistleblowers

Impact of Supreme Court Pro-Employer Title VII Decisions Blunted by State Laws

On June 24th, the Supreme Court issued two important decisions that narrow the circumstances under which employers can be held liable for retaliation or harassment claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In...more

7/9/2013 - But For Causation Causation Civil Rights Act EEOC Employer Liability Issues Harassment SCOTUS State and Local Government Supervisors Title VII UT Southwestern Medical v Nassar Vance v. Ball State University

Employers May Be Able to “Pick Off” Named Plaintiffs in FLSA Collective Actions

In its April decision in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk, the U.S. Supreme Court buttressed employers’ efforts to “pick off” named plaintiffs in collective actions for unpaid wages brought under the Fair Labor Standards...more

5/2/2013 - Collective Actions FLSA Genesis HealthCare Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk Mootness

Hospitals Face Mandatory Affirmative Action Obligations Incorporated by Operation of Law Into Their Federal Subcontracts

In UPMC Braddock v. Harris, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s Arbitration Review Board decision treating hospitals as government subcontractors subject to the equal...more

4/23/2013 - Affirmative Action DOL Federal Employees Healthcare HMOs Hospitals Subcontractors

Federal Court Sets Guidelines for Denying Attorney-Client Privilege on Communications

Hiring a lawyer for a general counsel role – either in-house or by retaining outside counsel to perform that role – can benefit organizations in countless ways. Unlike outside attorneys who are consulted on a piecemeal basis,...more

3/12/2013 - Attorney-Client Privilege Business Advice Corporate Counsel Legal Advice

EEOC Takes Aim at Employee Releases That Bar Assisting Others With Their Own EEOC Charges

Employers have routinely asked employees who sign separation or settlement agreements to agree that they will not encourage or assist other employees in filing lawsuits or charges, subject to the caveat that the employee may...more

2/8/2013 - EEOC Employee Releases Settlement

Given Recent NLRB Decisions Finding Standard Confidentiality Policies Unlawful, Employers Should Review and Update Their Policies

On January 8, 2013, a National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) administrative law judge ruled that a proprietary/confidential information provision in Quicken Loan’s employment agreement with its mortgage banker employees...more

1/23/2013 - NLRA NLRB Protected Concerted Activity Section 7

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