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HTMLExecutive Order Protects Federal Contractor LGBT Workers
Cheryl L. Behymer; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
Yesterday President Obama issued an Executive Order extending antidiscrimination protection on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as including these categories in affirmative action requirements. Regarding the federal contractor obligations, the Secretary of Labor will...

 

HTMLOFCCP Setting Its Sites On TRICARE Providers?
Cheryl L. Behymer; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
Healthcare providers are waiting anxiously to see the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) most recent position on whether it will continue trying to assert jurisdiction over them on the basis of participation in the TRICARE Program. For years, OFCCP’s position was...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Delivers Double Dose of Wage-Related Rules to Employers
Cheryl L. Behymer; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2014, previously published on April 10, 2014
President Obama signed two important documents this week that impact many employers. First, he signed an Executive Order protecting employees who disclose their compensation to co-workers. Second, he sent a Presidential Memorandum to the Department of Labor directing DOL to issue regulations...

 

HTMLFifth Circuit Delivers Crippling Blow to Controversial NLRB Class Action Waiver Theory
Reyburn W. Lominack; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 03, 2014
Arbitration is generally supposed to be faster, cheaper, and more predictable than litigation. Homebuilder D.R. Horton, like many other employers, certainly believed this when, in 2006, it began requiring employees to sign arbitration agreements preventing them from suing in court, or from bringing...

 

HTMLFast-Food Chain Employers: Take Steps Now to Avoid Being the Next FLSA Headline
J. Hagood Tighe; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2014, previously published on February 5, 2014
On almost a daily basis, we read articles about class action lawsuits and settlements against fast-food chains. Almost all chains have had them. Fisher & Phillips has defended many of these lawsuits for different chains in all parts of the country.

 

HTMLState of the Unions: New Tactics Target Unorganized Workers
Matthew R. Korn; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013
If you've been following the news, you probably realize that it has been a busy year for organized labor. The percentage of unionized workers in the private sector has fallen to historic lows, leaving unions with fewer dues-paying members, and motivating them to adopt new tactics to stem the...

 

HTMLCompliance With Child And Forced-Labor Laws
Cheryl L. Behymer, Celia M. Joseph; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2013, previously published on November 5, 2013
Many countries are uniting for one simple cause: stopping child and forced labor. The U.S. Labor Department (DOL) is committed to stopping child labor and has adopted this as a key platform. On June 13, the World Day Against Child Labor, Carol Pier, Acting Deputy Undersecretary of the Labor...

 

HTMLFacebook: The New Water Cooler - Not The New Vegas
Karen L. Luchka; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 7, 2013, previously published on November 5, 2013
As of June 2013, Facebook, the reigning social-media giant, had 1.15 billion monthly active users who spent an average of 8.3 hours a month on Facebook. During roughly the same period of time, Facebook users "liked" a Facebook posting 4.5 billion times a day and uploaded an average of 350...

 

HTMLStrike Two - The EEOC's Failed Attempts To Limit Background Checks
Matthew R. Korn; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 4, 2013, previously published on October 1, 2013
On August 9, 2013, the EEOC suffered its second defeat of the year in litigation involving employer use of criminal and credit background checks for employment screening. A federal district court in Maryland held that the EEOC’s expert analysis was statistically flawed, unreliable, and...