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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Preventing discrimination against Muslim and Middle Eastern employees
Background In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has
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DOL releases new overtime regulations
On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations, which will
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EEOC issues new guidance on leave of absence and ADA accommodations
On May 9, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new guidance document addressing the intersection of
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EEOC issues bathroom guidelines for transgender employees
Last summer the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its “Best Practices: A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender
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The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Implications for business, employers and employees
On April 27, 2016, Congress passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), which President Obama promises to sign soon.  This
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Wrongful discharge – alive and well in Oklahoma
It's been awhile since Oklahoma's Supreme Court weighed in on the ability of fired employees to sue their employers for
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Some pre- and post-shift activity not compensable
In recent years, a number of collective action wage and hour disputes involving the donning and doffing of protective work
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