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|Reason Prevails...And Reason Flails|
Constangy Brooks Smith LLP;
August 20, 2013, previously published on Fall 2013Blue states. A couple of real you-know-whats got their retaliation lawsuits tossed, and they have no one to blame but themselves. In the first case, the employee was caught sending an email to a co-worker calling a supervisor a series of names that we are too delicate to reproduce here. (Hint: The...
|Don't Be A Title III ADA "Test Case." Here's How To Fight Back|
Michelle Rippon; Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP;
August 20, 2013, previously published on August 13, 2012Since September 2011, approximately 40 cases have been filed in North Carolina under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the "public accommodation" section). Most of these are "tester" cases brought by one woman, Denise Payne, and the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based...
|Supreme Court Hands Employers Two Big Wins In Title VII Cases|
Robin E. Shea; Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP;
August 20, 2013, previously published on Fall 2013In its end-of-session flurry, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two 5-4 decisions in Title VII cases (harassment, and retaliation) that will be welcome to employers. In both cases the Court rejected the arguments of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which had filed amicus curiae...
|Now Or Never - Fighting Unfair Competition With Noncompete Agreements and Trade Secret Protections|
Kenneth P. Carlson; Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP;
August 17, 2013, previously published on Fall 2013It always seems to happen when you least expect it. Employment ends for a valuable worker who soon transforms into the corporate version of Benedict Arnold.
|ABOUT FACE: OFCCP'S Jurisdiction Over TRICARE Providers Is Back on the Table|
Cara Yates Crotty; Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP;
August 12, 2013, previously published on August 8, 2013In a surprising reversal, the Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board has ruled that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs does have jurisdiction over health care providers who participate in a TRICARE network.
|Private FLSA Settlement A Train Wreck|
Thomas M. Eden, James N. Nolan; Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP;
August 6, 2013, previously published on August 2, 2013If you're an employer and think you might be able to settle a claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act on your own, think again.
|New York High Court Provides Guidance on Tip Splitting Under State Law|
Jack R. Wallace; Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP;
July 26, 2013, previously published on July 24, 2013Employers in New York with tipped employees know that often the service that led to the tip is a combined effort. Restaurant employers in particular have long recognized this fact and created tip splitting policies that provide for the tip to be split with other employees who assisted the guest....