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Topple of Estoppel? Eleventh Circuit Deals Blow to Bankruptcy Disclosure Defense in Discrimination Suit

Employees who sue their employers must disclose that lawsuit if they file for bankruptcy—right? Maybe not. In Slater v. U.S. Steel Corp., the Eleventh Circuit overruled prior precedent and impaired a valuable defense for...more

European Labour & Employment Update - September 2017

by Jones Day on

In this edition, we report from around Europe on some interesting case law developments that affect the way employers manage their employees. The range of issues covered shows that, despite the breadth of directives issued by...more

Plaintiff’s Employment Case Dismissed For Failure To Mention Suit In Pending Bankruptcy Proceedings, New Jersey District Court...

In Lewis v. Eberle & BCI Services, LLC, 2013 WL 4483529 (D.N.J. Aug. 19, 2013), a New Jersey district court dismissed the plaintiff’s claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave...more

K&L Gates: On Notice - February 2012: TUPE

by K&L Gates LLP on

How far does the insolvency exemption go? The Court of Appeal recently gave its long awaited judgment in Key2law LLP v Gaynor De'Antiquis, in relation to the scope of the exemption to TUPE for companies which...more

Management Update - July 2011

by FordHarrison on

In this issue: Supreme Court Rejects Nation-Wide Sex Discrimination Class Action; Nevada Prohibits Discrimination Based Upon a Person's "Gender Identity or Expression"; and Refusal to Hire Applicant Did Not Violate Bankruptcy...more

Supreme Court Tightens Class Action Rules, Rejecting Class Composed of 1.5 Million Wal-Mart Employees

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, No. 10-277 (U.S. June 20, 2011), the Supreme Court vacated class certification of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees because the...more

Third Circuit Rules that Private Employers May Discriminate Against Applicants on Basis of Prior Bankruptcy

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act are widely known as the primary federal laws...more

Siskind's Immigration Bulletin - November 24, 2008

by Gregory Siskind on

IN THIS ISSUE: 1. Openers 2. ABC's Of Immigration: R-1 Religious Visas 3. Ask Visalaw.com 4. Border and Enforcement News - DHS Announces New Immigrant Identification System - Busiest Patch of US-Mexico Border Sees Dip...more

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