Sally Barron

Sally Barron

Fisher & Phillips LLP

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Employer's Light Duty Policy in Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that an employee should have her day in court to determine whether or not United Parcel Service, Inc. violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act when it denied...more

3/26/2015 - Essential Functions PDA Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation SCOTUS Young v United Parcel Service

Healthcare Employer Lands in Patient-Privacy Predicament

Healthcare providers are required by law to maintain the privacy of most patient information, and there are good business reasons for medical practices to protect patients’ personal information. In a recent case, a medical...more

2/3/2015 - Employer Liability Issues Health Care Providers HIPAA Personally Identifiable Information PHI Retaliation Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour

Managing Social Media-Issues Consistent With The Law

In this age of electronic communication, social media has added another dimension to the array of issues schools must address in order to maintain the integrity of the learning environment while also preserving the rights of...more

10/2/2014 - Cyberbullying Harassment Internet Popular Private Schools Public Schools Social Media Students

Can A GPS Result In TMI?

The answer is “yes” – tracking employees by using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) can give an employer too much information (TMI). Surreptitious Surveillance In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court held (in the case of U.S....more

5/7/2014 - Cars Company Cars DOL Fourth Amendment GPS Privacy Laws Public Employers SCOTUS Smartphones Trucking Industry Vehicle Searches Warrantless Searches Warrants

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