Attack on waivers of class action claims
Some companies ask their employees to sign arbitration agreements requiring them to arbitrate any disputes about their employment, rather than
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Revisiting the direct threat defense under the ADA
One of the defenses available to an employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the idea that an
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Tenth Circuit rules in favor of airline in discrimination case when employee’s mistake leads to his termination
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled for Delta Airlines in an appeal by a former employee who claimed
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Female deputy’s different treatment poses problem for sheriff
For many years, law enforcement was a male-dominated profession. Recently, police and sheriff departments have made strides to increase the
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Expanded and Expensive: Preparing for radical changes in overtime law
Courtney Bru Charles S. Plumb Paul A. Ross On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-awaited
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Finally final: Rules offer guidance on how ADA and GINA apply to employer wellness programs
On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized two rules that describe how Title I of
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Summertime, and the Livin’ is…well, potentially complicated
Ah…summertime. It’s finally here. The long days, the slower pace. Vacations, hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill, and the ever-present
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Employee says ‘Labor Board;’ Court says ‘Retaliation’
When does a retaliation claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) arise?  Put another way, does an employee actually
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Defend Trade Secrets Act requires immediate review of confidentiality agreements with employees and contractors
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), which creates a new federal cause of
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Resignation triggers clock start for filing constructive discharge claims
Federal law requires a governmental employee to file a constructive discharge claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission within 45
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