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Global Immigration Solutions for Multinational Businesses
Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
What is at will employment law?
Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Executive Compensation Packages – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
What Employers Need to Know about Obesity in the Workplace
Is an Honor Vacation Policy Right for My Company?
Corporate Criminal Liability – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Issues: Trade Secrets & Class Action Lawsuits – Interview with David Barmak, Member, Mintz Levin
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
PODCAST - Inside Law - Defense of Marriage Act
Unpaid Internships: Are They Legal?
Zimmermann: Law Firm Partner Layoffs Should Be Routine
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Award-winning investigatory reporter Frank Snepp initiated a lawsuit against National Broadcasting Company (NBC) News, Comcast and NBCUniversal — alleging a pattern of age discrimination that led to lost promotions and...more
With implications for employers, Court’s decision reinforces that non-mainstream religions also fall within the scope of the Equality Act.
On December 11, in R (on the application of Hodkin and another) v Registrar...more
In This Issue:
- High Court Gives NLRB Time to Challenge Recess Appointments
- High Court Hears Case on Union, Employer "Neutrality Agreements"
- Appeals Court Overturns NLRB Arbitration Agreements Decision
Six Impediments, Underlying Issues, Recommendations Identified by Work Group -
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a comprehensive report addressing major obstacles...more
Hawaii Resort Retailer Disciplined and Fired a Buyer Due to Fertility Treatments and Pregnancy Restrictions, Federal Agency Charged -
HONOLULU - Step Three, Ltd., a Hawaiian resort retailer, will pay $60,000 for...more
The number of cases of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation filed with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) increased from 636 in 2001, to 714 in 2005 and to 821 in 2008. In 2011,...more
As part of its UK Employment Law Review in 2012, the UK Government announced that it intended to remove the third-party harassment liability provision from section 40(2) of the Equality Act 2010. This provision was repealed...more
Indiantown, Fla., Milling Company Refused to Hire Qualified Applicant Based on His Age, Federal Agency Charged -
MIAMI - Bay State Milling Company, a major flour and grain producer, will pay $80,185 and furnish other...more
Medical Center Fired Employee with Breast Cancer, Federal Agency Charged -
OAKLAND, Calif. - An Oakland-based non-profit regional medical center violated federal law when it failed to accommodate and instead fired an...more
As the holiday season reaches its peak, company-sponsored holiday parties, and the risks that arise with them, are ubiquitous. Each year, company-sponsored holiday parties result in incidents that prompt claims against the...more
Company's Predecessor Unlawfully Fired Employee With Bipolar Disorder and Depression While on Short-Term Disability Leave, Federal Agency Charged -
ATLANTA - Alorica Inc., a telesales and data services company that...more
In This Issue:
- New Legislation Public and Private Employers
- Wage and Hour Law
- Disability, Discrimination and Medical Leaves
- Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation
- Religion in the...more
In October of 2013, the Southern District of New York dismissed an intern’s claim for sexual harassment brought under New York State Human Rights Law and New York City Human Rights Law on the grounds that the state law...more
In This Issue:
- Harassment. Are your executive training programs effective?
- State Round-Up. Learn about the latest employment law news in your state
- Unions. Harold Coxson and Baker Wyche discuss the new...more
The Affordable Care Act has dominated the headlines of employment newsletters (justifiably) for the last six months. It will continue to be an area of focus for all employers. But don’t lose sight of the fact that all the...more
Year-End Amendments -
The month of December is a bit different in 2013. Typically, we mark this time scrambling to amend 401(k), profit sharing, and money purchase plans in order to maintain their tax-qualified status....more
A recent opinion out of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrates the important role social media plays in labor and employment lawsuits. In Debord v. Mercy Health System of Kansas, Inc., a Kansas hospital was found not...more
On October 15, only four months after the United States Supreme Court heard arguments regarding an affirmative action program for the University of Texas, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Schuette v. Coalition to...more
The New Jersey Department of Labor has just made available the gender equity notice that must be posted and distributed to New Jersey employees pursuant to P.L. 2012, c. 57, which was signed into law in September of last...more
On November 4, 2013, in Akerson v. Pritzker, No. 12-10240-PBS, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts rejected the race discrimination and Equal Pay Act claims brought by a former employee of the U.S....more
Employment discrimination legislation, both at the state and federal level, is intended to preserve justice in the workplace and ensure that hiring and promotion is based upon merit and hard work, instead of prejudice. In...more
Hospital Fired Employee Who Relied on Cane, Federal Agency Charged -
WASHINGTON - Providence Hospital, a full-service hospital in Washington, D.C., unlawfully refused to accommodate a disabled employee and subsequently...more
The United States Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has issued two final rules that will require significant changes to covered federal contractors’ and subcontractors’...more
Can you tell your boss to buzz off without a significant change to your wages, your job duties, your employment status or your benefits package? If so, your boss may not be your supervisor for Title VII harassment purposes,...more
OK, we admit it is somewhat cliché for employment lawyers to circulate client alerts every December warning about the dangers lurking at company holiday parties. But when real-life examples show just how expensive claims...more