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

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Atlanta, GA 30303, United States

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Retailers Can Avoid Holiday Headaches in New England by Complying With Holiday Pay Laws

In addition to the restrictions on opening in certain New England states, retailers with stores in Massachusetts and Rhode Island should also be aware of their obligation to pay their employees holiday pay (i.e.,…more
| Labor & Employment Law

To Be Or Not To Be: Mooting Rule 23 Class Actions Through Rule 68 Offers of Judgment

The use of Rule 68 offers of judgment to moot the claims of plaintiffs in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action context has received much attention recently as the courts consider defendants’ use of this strategy…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

‘Tis the (Retail) Season, Part III: Five Tips for Hiring Seasonal Workers

It’s that time of year once again! Retailers are gearing up for the holidays and hiring seasonal workers in droves. Unfortunately, the flurry of activity and the common misperception that seasonal workers have a different…more
| Labor & Employment Law

California Court Overturns Employee’s Jury Verdict in Reverse Discrimination Case

Norton v. San Bernardino City Unified School District, No. G049496 (October 9, 2014): A California Court of Appeal recently overturned a jury verdict against an employer on the basis that the jury was incorrectly instructed to…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Who Decides the Issue of Class Arbitration?

Two districts of the California Court of Appeal recently issued significant decisions on arbitration agreements. In a published case, the Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal held that if the arbitration…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Ninth Circuit Dismisses Worker’s “‘Sweeping Conclusory Allegations’ of Unequal Treatment”

McClain v. County of Clark, No. 12-16888 (October 10, 2014): The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently sided with an employer in a case in which the former employee claimed that he was subjected to ageist remarks. According to…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

‘Tis the (Retail) Season, Part II: Conducting Background Checks on Seasonal Workers

During the upcoming holiday season, many companies—especially those with retail operations—will be looking to expand their available workforce by hiring seasonal workers. Unfortunately, many of these temporary workers will be…more
| Labor & Employment Law

ACA Fees, and Forms, and Delays, Oh My!

In the latest round of delays under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Employee Benefits Security Administration recently announced that the deadline for health plans to provide enrollment information to the transitional…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Health, Taxation

Emotional Support Animals: Access or No Access to Public Accommodations?

A recent article in The New Yorker (“PETS ALLOWED: Why are so many animals now in places where they shouldn’t be?” October 20, 2014) highlights the disconnect between perception and reality when businesses must deal with patrons…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts

The Impact of the President’s Executive Action Upon U.S. Employers

On Thursday evening, November 20, 2014, President Obama announced that he was taking executive action that will primarily shield up to five million illegal immigrants from deportation. U.S. employers will benefit from…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

Executive Action on Business Immigration

President Obama has officially announced his plan for a series of executive actions on immigration. While the national discussion is largely focused on illegal immigration, the president’s plan impacts the business community by…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

‘Tis the (Retail) Season, Part I: OSHA’s Tips for a Safe Black Friday

In advance of the holiday season, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding retail employers to take precautions to prevent workplace injuries during major sales events,…more
| Labor & Employment Law

New Jersey Workplace Poster Requirements Continue to Grow

New Jersey employers may need to put “bigger bulletin board” on their holiday list this year as the number of required workplace posters continues to grow, especially with the proliferation of municipal paid sick leave laws…more
| Labor & Employment Law

On-Premises Fringe Benefits, Part II: Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch?

In part one of this two-part series, “On-Premises Fringe Benefits, Part I: Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch?,” I discussed the Internal Revenue Code’s provisions on tax-free employer-provided meals in addition to the code’s…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Does the President Have the Power to Defer Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants?

President Obama has announced that before the end of the year he intends to issue executive orders to address the dysfunctional immigration system if Congress does not act on immigration reform legislation. There is widespread…more
| Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law
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