FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
High Court’s Fall Docket Includes Major Employment Issues -
Why it matters: While the 2013-2014 U.S. Supreme Court term may be over, the justices have granted certiorari in two major employment cases slated for the...more
Where a doctor has sexually harassed a nurse, a labour arbitrator has authority to decide how close the doctor should be able to work with the nurse, and under what conditions, an Ontario arbitrator has decided....more
In This Issue:
- FEATURE ARTICLES
Supreme Court Emphasizes Supremacy Of Federal Arbitration Act and
Honest Belief Inadequate Defense In CFRA Interference Claim.
- NEWS BITES
The phrase “accommodation is a two-way street” appears often in arbitration and human rights decisions that discuss an employer’s duty to accommodate its employees. That accommodation has been characterized this way means...more
In This Issue:
Time To Tidy Up Your Arbitration Clause; California Court Provides Insight Into Application And Scope Of Administrative Exemption; NEWS BITES:
Employers Can Recover Against Advances On Commissions;...more
In This Issue:
- Attorney Fees Not Recoverable For Prevailing Party In Meal And Rest Period Cases
- EEOC Provides Guidance Regarding Use Of Criminal History In Employment Decisions
- News Bites
Over the past few years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has shifted its focus towards systemic lawsuits. It has also been able to obtain larger settlements than in the past. This article provides an...more
The March 2012 edition covers important new developments in labor and employment law, including the following:
- Expanded Protections for Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblowers;
- NLRB Limits Use of Class Action...more
In This Issue:
“If They Hate You, They Must Hate Me Too” By Greg Ballew (Kansas City)
On February 9, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit addressed the issue of whether alleged...more
Each year, Hopkins & Carley provides its clients and friends with a summary of the new laws and legal developments from the past year that we believe will have the greatest impact on employers. This week, we are happy...more
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) announced last month that it is requiring mediation for every charge of discrimination filed with the Department. Previously, the MDHR only offered mediation for early...more
Earlier this week, I wrote about the perception among some that the CHRO has been retaining more cases for investigation by letting more cases through the Merit Assessment Review. These cases that used to be dismissed —...more
State Law Changes To CHRO
As I’ve noted before, the CHRO procedures were changed effective October 1, 2011. One question that we had at the time was whether the CHRO would be retaining more discrimination claims by...more
Overall, 2011 was a record breaking year for the EEOC. During the 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) won a record-breaking $365 million for discrimination victims. In addition, the EEOC’s...more
Oregon, Washington, and California recently passed legislation effective in 2012 that will directly affect employers with employees in those states. We’ve compiled a summary of the most significant changes.
In this issue: Employer May Lawfully Terminate Employee For Disability-Caused Threats of Violence Toward Coworkers; Obligation to "Provide" - As Opposed to "Ensure" - Breaks and Meal Periods Under California Law Gains Further...more
According to many sources, the United State’s Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in the Concepcion v. AT&T decision is anything but favorable for consumers. The decision allows corporations to ban class actions by using the...more
In This Issue:
Seven (Sometimes Surprising) Facts About Mediation By Jennifer Achtert (San Francisco)
If you have ever been part of a lawsuit, you are probably aware that somewhere in the range of 95% of...more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held that an employee could file a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”), despite that she was subject to a valid arbitration agreement...more
In this issue: U.S. Supreme Court Validates "Cat's Paw" Theory of Liability; California Courts Continue to Scrutinize Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements; Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Periods Subject California...more
In This Brief:
*Court Revives Age Discrimination Claim, Finding "Me Too" Evidence Admissible
*Post-Employment Customer Non-Solicits: Good Practice or Lawsuit Invitation?
*U.S. Supreme Court: Unconscionability...more
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