A legal update from Dechert’s Labor and Employment Group - February 2012


In This Issue:

  • p1 Eleventh Circuit Rules that the FMLA Protects Pre-Eligibility Requests for Post-Eligibility Leave
  • p2 NLRB’s General Counsel Again Weighs in on Social Media in the Workplace
  • p3 Court Allows Claims Against Employer Who Accessed Social Media Accounts to Process
  • p4 Court Allows Claim Against Employee for Erasing Work Documents on Personal Computers
  • p4 “At Will” Employment Remains the Rule, Not the Exception, in Pennsylvania
  • p5 Supreme Court Applies the Ministerial Exception Under ADA
  • p6 Pennsylvania Overhauls Its Unemployment Compensation Law
  • p7 New Jersey Creates New Employee Notice Requirement
  • p8 The New California Wage Theft Protection Act is Now Effective
  • p8 Courts and Agencies Continue to Struggle with Limits on Arbitration Clauses

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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