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HTMLConference Attracts Industry-Focused Lawyers And Hospitality Leaders
Andria Lure Ryan; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
Fisher & Phillips lawyers joined hundreds of industry executives, lawyers, and security experts in Houston for the 13th Annual Hospitality Lawyer Conference. The three day conference featured general sessions and workshops aimed at the most pressing legal issues in the hospitality field from...

 

HTMLThe ADA: A Far Cry From the ABCs
Candice C. Pinares-Baez; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
Qualified individuals, reasonable accommodations, undue hardship, fundamental alteration - these terms associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are a far cry from the simplicity of the ABCs, and cause much confusion for schools tasked with complying with the statute. But there can...

 

HTMLHandling Student Sexual Assault In K-12 Schools
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
In March, U.S. News & World Report featured a lengthy story provocatively titled, “High Schools and Middle Schools Are Failing Victims of Sexual Assault.” In addition to documenting situations where schools allegedly mishandled allegations of sexual assault, the article cites...

 

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.

 

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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 


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