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n a personal injury action (associated with an accident that resulted in an OSHA inspection), a trucking company sought to compel the deposition testimony of two OSHA compliance officers because the accident was the genesis of the tort litigation.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Rooney v. Rock Tenn Converting Company, et. al., the Eighth Circuit affirmed judgment against a former sales executive who alleged he was terminated for not being Jewish and not being female.
Fisher Phillips LLP
A short policy memorandum quietly issued by the U.S. Department of Justice's No. 3 official late last month could end up having positive implications for employers defending claims brought by the federal government.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, February 5, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit challenging the City of Seattle's ordinance allowing independent-contractor drivers to engage in collective bargaining was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for oral argument.
Foley & Lardner
The Department of Labor issued the final disability claims regulations on December 16, 2016. These regulations are effective for all claims filed on or after April 1, 2018.
Foley & Lardner
In October 2017, California passed the widely publicized Senate Bill 54, the unofficial "sanctuary state" bill, which bars state and local law enforcement agencies from asking people about their immigration status.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Offering health, retirement, and workers' compensation benefits to the varied gig workforce, while maintaining some affordability to the worker while also avoiding the 30 percent cost increase ...
Littler Mendelson
At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City.
Littler Mendelson
A recent settlement shows that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues, from time to time, to take the position in litigation that an employee's private release ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Prompted by a letter from State Senator Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an advisory opinion asserting that a court would ‘likely determine' that ERISA preempts certain state regulations pertaining to health reimbursement arrangements
Thompson Coburn LLP
Do your employees think they can smoke cannabis in the workplace because it's legal? Are your employees telling you that even though they failed a drug test you have to keep them on as employees?
Phelps Dunbar LLP
On February 12, 2018, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") approved its Strategic Plan ("SP") for the 2018-2022 fiscal years.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Federal enforcement officials are amplifying their efforts to crack down on undocumented workers and the businesses that employ them, as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have raided over 120 businesses in just the past five days.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On February 12, 2018, the White House released its fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) budget plan and sent it to Capitol Hill just a week after signing a two-year budget deal lifting the spending caps for 2018 and reopening the federal government, which had been temporarily shut down
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
For the first time since a 2012 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals elaborated on and applied the Supreme Court's four-factor analysis ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The business community has another opportunity to convince the NLRB to rescind the expedited election rules ...
BakerHostetler
One of the tactics in the current plaintiffs' wage and hour playbook is to bring a second claim after settlement of an initial class or collective action lawsuit.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Until 2015, it was the practice of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to look back only three years to establish "repeat" violations under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 7, the Washington State House of Representatives approved a bill that would "ban the box" and prohibit requests about past criminal history in initial employment applications.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In late 2016, the California Supreme Court in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. published a decision which held that on-duty and on-call rest periods are not permissible under state law ...
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Ford & Harrison LLP
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