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Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued its decision in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) on September 5, an appeal from a determination...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Last month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employee's protected activity must be the "but for" cause of an adverse action to support a claim for retaliation under the False Claims Act.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey recently held that the proper time for a plaintiff to elect whether to proceed with a statutory whistleblower claim under CEPA, or a common law Pierce claim for...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Shortly thereafter, he filed suit alleging wrongful termination under CEPA and common law.
Proskauer Rose LLP
This sizeable adverse jury verdict highlights the risks that employers may face in trying whistleblowing and retaliation suits to a jury.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Her job duties included assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients under the supervision of a physician.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Recently, Judge John J. McConnell, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island heard a claim from a female employee who says she was placed on a paid suspension after announcing that she was pregnant.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Most employers know they cannot retaliate against someone for requesting or using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On 1 December 2014, Mr Rawlinson started work as in-house legal counsel for Brightside Group Ltd, a firm of insurance brokers.
Littler Mendelson
Montana is well-known in the employment world for deviating from the employment at-will doctrine. In Montana, employees are protected under the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act (WDEA)
Fisher Phillips LLP
Well, at least the first 19 days of 2017 were relatively calm. But starting with the inauguration of President Trump and continuing through the last days of the year...
Bowditch
On July 17th, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Massachusetts employers may not terminate an employee merely because of his or her off-site use of medical marijuana.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In this article written by Steve Loewengart, he explains what a last-chance agreement is, when such a document is appropriate and how an LCA should be drafted.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision in Burt v. Rackner, Inc., No. A15-2045, that may have effectively abrogated the long-standing rule of "employment at will" in Minnesota.
Foley & Lardner
The recent case of Carroll v. Comprehensive Women's Health illustrates the importance of circumstances and perception when terminating a "sympathetic" employee.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Today, the French labor market experienced the start of a power swing, from its historically employee-friendly labor regime to a more employer-friendly set of laws...
Bowditch
News that Anheuser Busch laid off approximately 400 workers in its so-called "The High End" division (that is, the group that is buying up craft brewers and brands)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
For over twenty years, Orlando Nakai worked as a counselor at Friendship House, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in San Francisco.
Matheson
My secondment to Matheson's office in San Francisco, where I advise our US based clients on their Irish operations from an Irish employment law perspective ...
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Proskauer Rose LLP
This sizeable adverse jury verdict highlights the risks that employers may face in trying whistleblowing and retaliation suits to a jury.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Last month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employee's protected activity must be the "but for" cause of an adverse action to support a claim for retaliation under the False Claims Act.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Shortly thereafter, he filed suit alleging wrongful termination under CEPA and common law.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Most employers know they cannot retaliate against someone for requesting or using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey recently held that the proper time for a plaintiff to elect whether to proceed with a statutory whistleblower claim under CEPA, or a common law Pierce claim for...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Her job duties included assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients under the supervision of a physician.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Recently, Judge John J. McConnell, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island heard a claim from a female employee who says she was placed on a paid suspension after announcing that she was pregnant.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently held that a hospital acted lawfully in terminating the employment of a nurse for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Q. I am the Plant Manager for a manufacturing company in the north country. We have a difficult time finding employees who are qualified to work for us.
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