The Employment Law Authority - January/February 2013

In This Issue:

- Email Request Does Not Constitute "Complaint"

- Former NLRB Member Joins Ogletree Deakins

- For Employers, Pay-Or-play Proposals Could Be Worse, Much Worse

- The NLRB In 2013: More Controversy Ahead

- Post-Election Immigration Reform - What's At Issue?

- Ogletree Deakins Anchors Down In San Diego

- Be Careful Who You Classify As A "Temporary" Employee

- Excerpt from Email Request Does Not Constitute "Complaint" :

A federal appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)by an employee who claimed she was fired for complaining about needing a place to express breast milk while at work. According to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the employee's email requesting a time and place to express milk cannot reasonably be considered a complaint. Miller v. Roche Surety and Cas. Co., No 12-10259, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (December 26th, 2012).

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