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HTMLThe Supreme Court and Congress Are Thinking About Whistleblower Protection — Are You?
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014
Recent activity at the federal level — including a U.S. Supreme Court decision this month and an increase in congressional funding for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) — points to greater protection for employees who report wrongdoing or violations by their...

 

HTMLWhat Does Daylight Saving Time Mean to Employers?
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014
At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9, 2014, people all across the United States set their clocks forward one hour to start Daylight Saving Time (DST). The change is intended to place more sunlight into “daytime” hours in order to seemingly stretch the day longer and conserve energy. In fact,...

 

HTMLUpdated: The Wells Report Could Mean Big Changes in NFL Workplace Policies; Two Coaches Fired
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 28, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014
Last Friday, attorney Ted Wells of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP issued a 144-page report (commonly referred to as the Wells report) to the National Football League concerning the alleged harassment of Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin. On October 28, 2013, Martin...

 

HTMLNew Scaffold Law Study Highlights Need for Reform
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Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014
The true, hidden costs of New York’s outdated Labor Law §240(1) — known as the “Scaffold Law” — to the state’s economy and public infrastructure were exposed this week in a study conducted by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government of the State...

 

HTMLInsurers Reach the Summit: N.Y. Court of Appeals Reverses K2, Says Exclusions Not Lost in Breach of Duty to Defend
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Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2014, previously published on February 18, 2014
After granting reargument, the New York State Court of Appeals reversed its previous decision finding that the rule of stare decisis must govern and that the court erred by failing to take account of controlling precedent in Servidone Const. Corp. v. Sec. Ins. Co. of Hartford. In that previous...

 

HTMLThe Wells Report Could Mean Big Changes in NFL Workplace Policies
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014
Last Friday, attorney Ted Wells of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP issued a 144-page report (commonly referred to as the Wells report) to the National Football League concerning the alleged harassment of Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin. On October 28, 2013, Martin...

 

HTMLWinter Storms Create Challenges for Employers — Do You Have a Weather Policy in Place?
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Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014
Winter storms create challenges for employees and employers alike, with snow, sleet and freezing rain adding unwelcomed stress into the basic activities of daily life. In turn, how an employer responds to emergency weather can either add to or detract from these additional strains on an...

 

HTMLHelping Reshape the FRCP to Reduce Discovery Abuse
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014
An important public comment period for proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ends this week on February 15. If your organization has yet to comment, please consider submitting a comment, however brief, in support of the proposed amendments. The amendments are designed to ease...

 

HTMLGood Samaritan or Workplace Liability?
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 4, 2014, previously published on January 30, 2014
Your colleague begins to choke on his sandwich at lunch. The courier trips on loose carpet in your office lobby. Your co-worker goes into anaphylactic shock. What to do? Good Samaritan laws are designed to indemnify individuals who provide reasonable assistance to others in a time of emergency. The...

 

HTMLNew York City Pregnancy Discrimination Law Becomes Effective on January 30: Are You Prepared?
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Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014
Employers in New York City are reminded to prepare for a new addition to the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), effective January 30, which requires employers with four or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees and employees with pregnancy- or...

 


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