Fenwick Employment Brief - April 15, 2009



*In A Major Reversal, Supreme Court Rules That Collective Bargaining Arbitration Procedures Can Trump Age Discrimination Lawsuits

*news bites

..Employee’s Termination After Failing To Take English Lessons Did Not Amount To Retaliation

..Company’s Assignment Of Manager To Another State Did Not Breach Employment Contract

..Department Of Labor Publishes Model COBRA Subsidy Notices

*Department Of Labor Issues Significant Opinion Letters On Cutting Hours

*EEOC Discrimination Charges Reach Record Numbers In 2008

*Discrimination Irony: Employee Pursues Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Against Maternity Clothier

*Only In Texas–A “Bring Your Gun to Work” Bill

Please see full brief for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:

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.

© Fenwick & West LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.