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HTMLEEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
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Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 15, 2014
On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidelines telling employers that refusing to give reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers is illegal under federal law. The guidelines were issued after a 3-2 vote along partisan lines on the commission and were...

 

HTMLPa. Superior Court Confirms Statutory Right of Repose for Improvements to Real Estate in Asbestos Cases
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Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014
The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a jury verdict in favor of plaintiffs in an asbestos mesothelioma case, finding that the 12-year statute of repose bars all claims related to improvements constructed on real estate brought beyond the statutory period pursuant to 42 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann....

 

HTMLNew Jersey Bill Requires Creditors to Maintain Vacant Property During Pending Foreclosures
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Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014
Effective July 14, 2014, New Jersey municipalities will be authorized to penalize creditors who do not address code violations or abate nuisances on vacant or abandoned residential property subject to a pending foreclosure action.

 

HTMLSupreme Court Strikes Down ACA Contraception Mandate for Certain Employers
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Legal Alert/Article
July 10, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
In a highly anticipated case under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the United States Supreme Court examined whether regulations requiring that group health plans furnish preventive care and screenings for women without any cost-sharing requirements was constitutional....

 

HTMLSupreme Court Invalidation of NLRB Recess Appointments Clouds Many Board Decisions
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Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous opinion on June 26, 2014, in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, ruling that President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or "the Board") were invalid.

 

HTMLEPA Appears to Have Green Light to Develop Regulations on Utility Power Plant Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 30, 2014
Efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gas emissions just cleared a significant hurdle through a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, which appears to give the agency a green light to move forward with its development of a regulatory regime concerning...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Rules on Patent-Eligible Subject Matter
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Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014
On June 19, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in a prominent patent case regarding subject matter that is not eligible for patent protection. In Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, Justice Thomas delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court that affirmed the Federal Circuit...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Tax Sale Law Gives Purchaser of a Tax Sale Certificate a Tax Lien on the Underlying Property
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Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 30, 2014
The New Jersey Supreme Court, in In re: Princeton Office Park, L.P. v. Plymouth Park Tax Services, LLC, determined that under the Tax Sale Law, N.J.S.A. §§ 54:5-1 to -137, a purchaser of a tax sale certificate acquires a tax lien, not a lien securing the property owner's obligation to pay...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Prepayment Law Does Not Apply to Individual Guarantors of a Commercial Loan
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Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 27, 2014
The New Jersey Superior Court, in Lopresti v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., determined that the New Jersey Prepayment Law, N.J.S.A. § 46:10B-1, does not apply to individual guarantors who had guaranteed a commercial loan. There, the lender made a commercial loan to a corporate borrower. The...

 

HTMLGuidance for Illinois Employers on Amendments to the Human Rights Act and a Reminder to All Employers Regarding Obligations to Women Affected by Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
On May 28, 2014, the Illinois legislature passed amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act that expand employment protections for employees and applicants related to pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions. The additional protections, which are awaiting Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's expected...

 


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