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Bon-Ton Settlement Demonstrates Importance Of Company Domestic Violence Policies
After several days, she was told by the manager that she could not return to work until she received a protective order against her husband.
United States
7 Dec 2015
EPA Issues New Rule To Protect Farmworkers From Pesticide Risks
Against a backdrop of higher-profile rules, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a new Worker Protection Standard (WPS) on September 28 that imposes additional requirements...
United States
8 Oct 2015
Proposed FAR Rules Impose Significant New Burdens For Government Contractors
The executive order and these proposed changes, if finally adopted and implemented, would subject government contractors and subcontractors to a broad new set of record-keeping, reporting and compliance requirements.
United States
7 Aug 2015
HHS OIG Issues Guidance To Healthcare Boards Regarding Oversight
On April 20, 2015, the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued guidance aimed at the governing boards of healthcare entities.
United States
24 Apr 2015
HR-Related Legal Issues In Addressing Ebola Concerns At Work
Employers are increasingly focusing on how best to respond to the disease and related employee health concerns.
United States
25 Oct 2014
How Can Companies Satisfy The Work Product Doctrine's "Motivation" Element?: Part II
Last week's Privilege Point explained that companies claiming work product protection must meet the "litigation" and "anticipation" elements, and then satisfy the separate "motivation" element.
United States
22 Oct 2013
In Sickness And In Health – PHI
The long-term illness of employees is an issue that impacts employers.
United States
20 Nov 2012
OSHA Enforcement In The Food Manufacturing Industry
OSHA inspected a yogurt manufacturing plant last fall and in March 2012 issued citations for safety and health violations with proposed penalties totaling $178,000.
United States
3 Sep 2012
Decisions Highlight The Importance Of Lawyers Documenting The Basis For A Work Product Claim: Part III
Last week's Privilege Point explained that the Southern District of Florida rejected an excursion company's work product claim for post-accident incident reports.
United States
19 Dec 2011
Judgment Day For Climate Change Litigation: The U.S. Supreme Court Reverses In "AEP v. Connecticut"
On June 20, 2011, the U.S Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case of "American Electric Power Inc. v. State of Connecticut", No. 10-174.
United States
3 Aug 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing Cases in Arkansas Seeking Class Action Status
In the state of Arkansas, several recently filed court cases have asserted claims arising from the practice of hydraulic fracturing.
United States
3 Aug 2011
Pollution Exclusion's Ambiguity Thwarts Insurer's Attempt to Deny Coverage
Courts around the country continue to split over the scope of the absolute pollution exclusion. At least for policyholders in Indiana, it appears the question has been finally answered in favor of policyholders.
United States
21 Dec 2010
Wabash Cannonball: 7th Circuit Opinion Limits Long-standing EPA Method for Calculating Emission Increases
In an Oct. 12, 2010, decision, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled inadmissible EPA testimony calculating emissions increases as a result of equipment replacement projects, and reversed a jury verdict against Cinergy for alleged New Source Review (NSR) violations at its Wabash, Ind., power plant. U.S. v. Cinergy Corporation, ___F3rd. ___, 2010 LEXIS 20994 (7th Cir. 2010).
United States
19 Oct 2010
Landmark Climate Change Suit Dismissed on Appeal by Quorum-Less 5th Circuit
On May 28, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit dismissed the appeal in Comer v. Murphy Oil, which resulted in the reinstatement of the trial court's dismissal of all claims against the energy company defendants
United States
10 Jun 2010
Landmark Climate Change Lawsuits in "Comer v. Murphy Oil" and "Connecticut v. American Electric Power" Headed to U.S. Supreme Court Sooner Than Expected?
On April 30, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, via its clerk, in a letter to all counsel of record announced the cancellation of en banc oral arguments previously scheduled for May 24, 2010, in the landmark climate change lawsuit Comer v. Murphy Oil.
United States
7 May 2010
Is Your Wellness Program In Jeopardy For 2010?
On October 7, 2009, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury jointly issued interim final regulations regarding the Title I restrictions under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).
United States
4 Nov 2009
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