Sean Gallagher

Sean Gallagher

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Employer Immigration Information Now Available To The Public

Recent changes by the U.S. Department of Labor will make public certain information concerning their foreign national employees. On July 1, 2013, in furtherance of the Department of Labor's Open Government Initiative,...more

7/31/2013 - DOL Foreign Nationals Labor Certifications

Doubling Down: Supreme Court Issues Two Key Rulings Regarding Civil Rights Act Of 1964

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued two important opinions for employers facing liability and retaliation claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII")....more

6/26/2013 - But For Causation EEOC Hiring & Firing Racial Discrimination Religious Discrimination Retaliation SCOTUS Supervisors Title VII UT Southwestern Medical v Nassar Vance v. Ball State University

The Buck Stops There: Colorado Supreme Court Rules That Education Reform Depends On General Assembly

On Tuesday, May 28, the Colorado Supreme Court held in State v. Lobato that the state's public school financing scheme meets the Colorado constitution's requirement for a "thorough and uniform" funding system, thus reversing...more

5/31/2013 - Education Reform Financing Public Schools State Funding

To Post Or Not To Post: D.C. Appeals Court Strikes Down NLRB Employee Rights Posting Requirement

On May 7, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unanimously struck down a rule of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") that would have required employers to post a...more

5/13/2013 - Free Speech NLRA NLRB Notice Requirements Posting Requirements

Off-Duty Pot Smoker Gets Rolled In New Court Of Appeals Case

On April 25, 2013, the Colorado Court of Appeals held that the Colorado Lawful Activity statute does not prohibit an employer from terminating the employment of an employee for off-the-job use of medical marijuana. But one...more

5/8/2013 - Hiring & Firing Marijuana Medical Marijuana Termination

Further Guidance: NLRB General Counsel's Office Weighs In On Confidentiality During Workplace Investigations

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) General Counsel Division of Advice ("Division of Advice") released a memorandum offering guidance to an NLRB Regional Director concerning employers requiring...more

5/2/2013 - Confidential Employer Investigations Internal Investigations NLRA NLRB

D.C. US Court Of Appeals Labors Over Recess Appointments

Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down a National Labor Relations Board ("Board") decision on the basis that the Board issuing the decision could not act lawfully, as it did not...more

1/28/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB CFPB NLRB Petitioner v National Labor Relations Board Pro Forma Sessions Quorum Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

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