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HTMLReversing Racial Discrimination Claims Is Difficult, but Not Impossible
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014
Despite the heightened scrutiny given to reverse racial discrimination claims, it is difficult but not impossible to prevail under the right circumstances.

 

HTMLAttempted Class Action Provides Timely Reminder for Employers to Treat Interns as ... Interns
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014
With the summer drawing near and many high school and college students looking to bolster their resumes, a new set of eager-to-please interns will appear in offices around the country, bringing some youthful exuberance to the office. For most, the addition of interns roaming the halls will be a...

 

HTMLDecision Holding Telecommuting to Be a Reasonable Accommodation Provides a Cautionary Tale for Employers
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014
In a 2-1 decision, the Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., No. 12-2484 (6th Cir. April 22, 2014) has dealt employers a blow regarding the extent to which a company must reasonably accommodate an employee with a disability. In this particular case, the employee sought a four-day-per-week...

 

HTMLPay My Back Wages: Auto Shop Featured on MTV Settles FLSA Lawsuit
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 5, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
Employers, take note: The U.S. Department of Labor is watching your adherence to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), so be cautious — especially if you are on TV.

 

HTML"Insurance-Linked Securities: Avoiding the Pitfalls," Insurance Day
Clive O'Connell; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2014, previously published on April 24, 2014
“There are very good reasons why insurance-linked securities (ILS) are seen as a positive alternative to catastrophe reinsurance by regulators and others concerned about the solvency of insurers and reinsurers,” writes Clive O’Connell, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Global...

 

HTMLConnecticut’s New Minimum Wage Law Includes Major Changes
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014
Connecticut recently became the first state in the country to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by the year 2017, the same rate that President Barack Obama has been seeking for the federal minimum wage. Connecticut lawmakers passed the historic bill on March 26, 2014, and it was signed...

 

HTMLEmployers Wise to Review Employee Confidentiality Policies as Fifth Circuit Upholds NLRB’s Invalidation of Overly Broad Provisions
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 11, 2014
It has been a difficult last few years for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Not only are hundreds of decisions of the agency in limbo due to a Supreme Court challenge involving President Barack Obama’s purported recess appointment of several members of the agency while the U.S....

 

HTMLAsbestos Defendants Face New Danger as Court Permits Punitive Damages in NYCAL Trials
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 9, 2014
On April 8, 2014, Justice Sherry Klein Heitler issued a decision permitting asbestos plaintiffs in New York County to seek punitive damages in asbestos trials — a departure from decades of prior practice in New York City Asbestos Litigation (NYCAL). For almost 20 years, the NYCAL Case...

 

HTMLRecent NLRB Decision Finding Scholarship Football Players to be “Employees” Raises a Host of Legal and Practical Issues for College Football Programs
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 28, 2014
By decision dated March 26, 2014, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Regional Director Peter Sung Ohr upheld the findings of a hearing officer which determined that all football players at Northwestern University who receive grant-in-aid scholarships are “employees” within the...

 

HTMLNew Independent Medical Examination Amendments: What You Need to Know
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014
Workers’ Compensation Board Chair Robert E. Beloten recently adopted significant new amendments to 12 NYCRR Section 300.2, which touches upon the policies and procedures of scheduling, completing, and reporting in connection with independent medical examinations (IMEs). Substantial changes...

 


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