Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Check the Drama at the Door, Part I: A 10-Point Checklist for Avoiding and Resolving Workplace Conflict

Conflict at work is inevitable. Despite this reality, there are many steps that employers can take to avoid and resolve workplace strife. According to a 2014 study, office workers spend, on average, 2.5 hours per week trying to…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Connecticut Supreme Court: Punitive Damages Are Not Recoverable Under State Employment Discrimination Statute

The Connecticut Supreme Court rang in the new year with a ruling long awaited by employers, settling the lingering question as to whether punitive damages are recoverable for claims under the Connecticut Fair Employment…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law

WHD Provides Long-Awaited Garnishment Guidance on the Meaning of “Earnings” Under the CCPA

A rare and interesting thing in the world of federal garnishment law has just occurred: the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) updated its published position concerning the meaning of “earnings” pursuant to…more
| Labor & Employment Law

States Argue That Texas Court Properly Blocked Overtime Rule

In a legal brief filed on January 17, 2017, the 21 states that obtained a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing its revisions to overtime rules under the Fair Labor…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

California Court Declines to Issue DTSA Seizure Order

On January 6, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued one of its first decisions interpreting the ex parte seizure provisions found in the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Practical Implications of the High-Skilled Workers Regulation

In a previous article, we summarized the key provisions of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled…more
| Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Mind the (Pay) Gap: Retailers May Want to Prep for Pay Equity Inquiries From Investors

In 2016, several technology companies received or responded to proposals from investors that requested shareholder votes regarding whether the companies should be required to prepare reports addressing their policies and goals…more
| Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

WCAG 2.0 AA Gains Prominence as Website Accessibility Standard

The U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) finalized a regulation this week that will make the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) Level AA the design standard when…more
| Civil Rights, Government Contracting, Science, Computers, & Technology

Supreme Court Jumps Into Class Action Waiver Fight

On January 13, 2017, the Supreme Court agreed to take up the contentious class action waiver issue that has riled courts for the past four years. In January 2012, the National Labor Relations Board ruled in D.R. Horton, 357…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Raising the Bar to a Perfect Score: Corporate Equality Index to Look for Expanded Health Benefits as Measure of LGBT Workplace Equality and Inclusion

Employers looking for strong scores on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) in coming years may have to make some unexpected changes to their health benefit programs. Benefit programs are one key component of CEI ratings,…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Orders to Close the Wage Gap as part of “New York Promise” Agenda

There is no doubt that pay equity and pay data have both been a major focus of the federal government enforcement agenda during the Obama administration. While we wait to see if and how the Trump administration will address…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

The Ball Dropped on New Year’s Eve for Some ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Rules

Some employers may want to reconsider their approach to gender transition benefits after a federal court enjoined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing its 2016 nondiscrimination regulations under…more
| Civil Rights, Government Contracting, Labor & Employment Law

Texas Introduces State Pay Equity Bill Banning Inquiries Into Prior Salaries

Following the growing trend of states enacting laws that address pay equity in the workplace, Texas State Representative Eric Johnson introduced House Bill 290 in the Texas legislature, seeking to amend the Texas Labor Code to…more
| Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Kentucky Becomes the 27th Right-to-Work State and Repeals Its Prevailing Wage Law

In lightning-fast fashion, Kentucky became the 27th state to enact right-to-work legislation over the weekend. After the 2016 elections, in which Republicans took control of the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

The Practical NLRB Advisor - Issue 4 | Winter 2017

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continued making life more difficult for employers in 2016. The agency issued a host of decisions that significantly expand the number and type of individuals that unions can seek to…more
| Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Franchise Law, Labor & Employment Law
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