Ryan Parsons

Ryan Parsons

Foley & Lardner LLP

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Hoosier Daddy? Rampant Sexual Misconduct in Indiana Prison Shows Pitfalls for Employers

Believe it or not, this is not a scene from the new season of Orange is the New Black. It’s actually the opening lines from Orton-Bell v. Indiana, No. 13-1235 (7th Cir. July 21, 2014), an opinion authored by Judge Manion, and...more

7/23/2014 - Appeals Discrimination Disparate Treatment Employer Liability Issues Harassment Hiring & Firing Hostile Environment Sex Discrimination Sexual Harassment Willful Misconduct

NLRB Fallout From President’s Unconstitutional Recess Appointments Continues

As we noted when the decision was released, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the President’s 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional. Two weeks later, the developments from...more

7/16/2014 - Canning v NLRB NLRA NLRB Recess Appointments

Breaking News: Supreme Court Rejects President’s Recess Appointments as Unconstitutional

In a long-awaited monumental opinion, the Supreme Court today held unanimously that President Obama’s purported “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 were unconstitutional. The Court...more

6/27/2014 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Recess Appointments SCOTUS

Unionized Employers: Review the Wage Provisions in Your Collective Bargaining Agreements

Employers face many headaches in a unionized workplace, but one supposed benefit of a union is that it streamlines procedures across large groups of employees. The employer can look to the collective bargaining agreement to...more

5/29/2014 - Collective Bargaining NLRA NLRB Unions Wage and Hour Wages

Donning and Doffing More Than His Robe, Judge Posner Tries an Experiment in Chambers

At the end of every episode of the People’s Court, viewers were admonished: “Don’t take the law into your own hands. You take them to court.” But what happens when you do take them to court, and the judge takes the facts into...more

3/19/2014 - Appeals Doffing Donning Richard Posner Wage and Hour

Shaking Down the Thunder from the Sky: Notre Dame’s Challenge to the Contraception Mandate

The Supreme Court will inevitably decide to what extent the Religious Freedom Restoration Act protects religiously affiliated employers from providing insurance coverage for contraceptive services, as is generally required...more

3/3/2014 - Affordable Care Act Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Contraceptives Healthcare Hobby Lobby Kathleen Sebelius Notre Dame SCOTUS

Big Money Wage-and-Hour Claims: Avoiding FLSA Collective Actions

Despite an overall decrease in the number of civil cases filed in federal court in 2012, one type of case saw a big jump: Actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act rose nearly 29 percent in 2012....more

7/16/2013 - Class Action Compliance Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues FLSA Wage and Hour

CFPB Powers Could Be Invalidated Following Ruling on NLRB Recess Appointments

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that President Obama’s purported “recess appointments” to the NLRB last year are constitutionally invalid....more

1/29/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB CFPB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

Breaking News: Recess Appointments to NLRB Are Unconstitutional, Invalidating Board Decisions

In a high-profile and much anticipated decision, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has ruled today that President Obama’s purported NLRB “recess appointments” in January 2012 are constitutionally invalid....more

1/25/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments

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