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HTMLIndonesia Part II
Robert Fallah; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015
This article is the second in a series which will provide an introduction to employment law in Indonesia and will cover the basic laws applicable to terms of employment, specifically wage & hour law, medical leave, and termination of employment.

 

HTMLSupreme Court (Sort of) Allows Courts To Review EEOC Mediation Efforts
Edward F. Harold; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 4, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015
Today, the Supreme Court unanimously held that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s statutory duty to conciliate to remedy a Title VII violation prior to filing a lawsuit on the violation is subject to some level of judicial review. Mach Mining v. EEOC.

 

HTMLMassachusetts AG Issues Proposed Regulations Concerning Earned Sick Time
Amber L. Elias; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 4, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015
On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters passed a ballot initiative requiring that all employees be entitled to earn and use up to 40 hours of earned sick time in a calendar year. There were significant ambiguities in the law (as discussed in our previous alert), but the law also enabled the...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLAnswering The Call
John K. Skousen; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
California leads the nation in vigilantly regulating the conditions which constitute “hours worked.” Definitions are established, modified, and expanded by the California Labor Code, its Wage Orders, and decisions by appellate courts. The California Supreme Court recently made clear...

 

HTMLDistracted Driving: What's In Your Policy?
Jennifer B. Sandberg; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
Long before cell phones, drivers faced various distractions: eating, grooming, attending to children, changing the radio, rubbernecking someone else’s accident, becoming absorbed in a conversation, or arguing. These distractions created safety hazards and, of course, still do. So, just what...

 

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.

 

HTMLYour Most Important Employment Documents
D. Albert Brannen; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
Employment litigation can be expensive and time-consuming. Success or failure in defending your company can turn on either the law or the facts. You can’t do too much to change the law that applies to any given case. But, experience shows that employers can do a lot to shape the facts and to...

 


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