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HTMLIt's Time to Start Planning Your Summer
Cathy M. Stutin; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
It is hard to believe that the 2014/15 school year is coming to a close. Summer projects beckon. So, what should be on the list for your summer (other than some vacation time)? Ideally, if you haven’t done it lately, you should take some time to review employee and student handbook policies...

 

HTMLLooking Over Your Employees
Michael V. Abcarian, A. Kevin Troutman; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
As shifting privacy lines allow employers to reach further and further into employee conduct, it’s increasingly important that you know the legal limits. Many employees will question the legality of increased employer monitoring of offsite conduct, especially when employees are off-duty.

 

HTMLFCRA Class Actions
Mathew A. Parker; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
The slowly rising waves of Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class-action litigation are beginning to crash against employers. And if you thought that the FCRA only applied to credit bureaus and creditors, it’s time to think again.

 

HTMLFocus on Colleges Obscures Country's Broader Problem
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 10, 2015
Scott Schneider’s article “Focus on Colleges Obscures Country’s Broader Problem” was featured in Orlando Sentinel on April 10, 2015.

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Holds Service Advisors Non-Exempt Under FLSA Dealership "Salesman" Exemption; Section 7(i) Exemption Is Still Available
Colin P. Calvert, Todd B. Scherwin; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (with jurisdiction over the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington) has ruled in Navarro v. Encino Motorcars, LLC that Service Advisors employed by automobile dealerships do not qualify for the Section...

 

HTMLMore Lessons From a Trade Association National Convention
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015
Not every commentator links character, love of family, and a commitment to one’s family, nation and industry to business success, but I’m convinced that the connection exists as much now as in the supposedly less complicated “Old Days.” Certainly our values and view of the...

 

HTMLRecent Examples of Getting Sued By Employees
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
A recent Law 360 headline described a corporate senior counsel explained providing an erotic book with “playful and provocative” drawings to a fellow manager as an “innocent gift.” He had even written an inscription which read, “a taste of Dharma Bum to remind that the...

 

HTMLObservations From the AGC National Convention About Ethics, Safety and the NLRB
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015
I’m writing this post while a band does a nice job with Beach Boys songs while my buddies here at the AGC National Convention in San Juan, are, to use the vernacular at the time, cutting a rug. And I’m typing. Not sure what that says about me, and yes, that was rhetorical, so spare me...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Strikes Down Employer's Light Duty Policy in Pregnancy Discrimination Case
Sally F. Barron; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that an employee should have her day in court to determine whether or not United Parcel Service, Inc. violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act when it denied light-duty work to a pregnant employee who was restricted from heavy lifting by her...

 

HTMLUnions Unleash Safety Attacks on Fast Food Restaurants
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
Yesterday was one of those occasions when I wish that my predictions had been inaccurate. I have speculated that the SEIU and other unions harassing fast food restaurants would eventually add mass OSHA complaints to their joint employer, discrimination, living wage, and other attacks. Yesterday,...

 


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