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Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
In the last year, there have been two Ontario trial decisions dealing with sexual abuse of students by teachers. While we are still awaiting the full decision in the second case, it appears these cases may have yielded...more
Under the J.J. Act of 2000, a person up to the age of 18 years is treated as ‘child’. Same age is prescribed under the CPCR Act, 2005 as well. However when it comes to prohibition of Child Labour Act of 1986, the definition...more
Employee Was Fired Because of Her Pregnancy, Federal Agency Charged -
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee K-12 school will pay $37,500 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal...more
Medical Practice Fired Employee Because of Her Crohn's Disease, Federal Agency Charged -
BALTIMORE - University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. will pay $92,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability...more
College Pays $125,000 to 64-Year-Old Applicant -
NEW YORK - Marymount Manhattan College has settled a lawsuit filed by EEOC alleging that it refused to hire a choreography instructor for a tenure-track assistant...more
A boy who was molested as a fifth grader by his teacher won a $23 million verdict against the Los Angeles school district and the teacher.
Recently, the Colorado Supreme Court affirmed the trial and appellate courts’ rulings in favor of the University of Colorado in the case of Churchill v. University of Colorado at Boulder. In so ruling, the Court conducted an...more
On July 23, the NCAA imposed severe monetary and participation sanctions on the Penn State football program with the purpose of bringing about a cultural change at the school.
NCAA President Mark Emmert stated “the...more
This is a decision from almost a year ago, which in many ways is a typical summary judgment ruling wherein two FMLA claims survived but two ADA claims perished. The two ADA claims were based on illegal medical inquiries, 29...more
Who pays for the defense of FLSA claims against a local government entity, and who pays for the liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees if the local government entity loses? The Fourth Circuit Court of...more
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on January 11, 2012, that ministers and other employees of religious organizations who perform "ministerial" duties cannot sue their employers for employment discrimination. This...more
A recent court ruling in Texas shines a spotlight on the student-teacher boundary issues in schools. Recent headlines involving instances of teachers having allegedly inappropriate relationships with students always take our...more
On December 8, 2011, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a disabled teacher who failed to meet the minimum requirements for her position was not a “qualified individual” under the Americans with Disabilities Act...more
In Goldbaum v. The Regents of the University of California, 2011 DJDAR 339 (2011), the Fourth District California Court of Appeal decided a novel issue arising under the California Constitution and Labor Code § 218.5. Labor...more
This memo was prepared to update a senior partner on the requirements of filing a suit by a teacher for discrimination in the workplace. In this case the client was passed over for promotion in favor of a male teacher who...more
In This Issue:
*Supreme Court Holds that Revenue Loss is a Sufficient Reason to Deny Petition for Territory Transfer
*OHSAA Issues Guidance on Transfer Bylaws
*Dinsmore & Shohl's HR & Employment Law Workshop for...more
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