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HTMLMulti-Million Dollar Settlement is a Reminder to Agricultural Industry to Monitor Farm Labor Contractors
Hillary L. Klein; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
In June, four Hawaii growers agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle claims related to the growers’ use of Thai H2-A visa workers supplied by farm labor contractor Global Horizons. The EEOC, which filed suit on behalf of the Thai workers, alleged that Global Horizons misled impoverished Thai...

 

HTMLThe Beginning of a Trend? Removing Asbestos-related Injuries From the Exclusivity Provisions of Workers’ Compensation Statutes
Jordan T. Ault; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014
On November 22, 2013, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an order in Tooey, et al. v. AK Steel Corp. that had major implications for toxic tort litigation in the state. Plaintiff John Tooey allegedly worked for Ferro Engineering as an industrial salesman of asbestos products from 1964 to...

 

HTMLThe D.C. Circuit’s en banc opinion in American Meat Institute and the Conflict Minerals Rule
Daniel J. Thompson; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014
On July 29th, in American Meat Institute v. U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting en banc, held that country-of-origin labeling of meat products is not unconstitutionally compelled speech in violation of the First Amendment. This outcome increases...

 

HTMLUnderstanding FDA’s Post-FSMA Authority to Access Records
Carlota Hopinks-Baul; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014
As FDA exercises its inspection authority under section 201 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (“FSMA”), it’s important to understand what records inspectors can/can’t ask for and to respond to overreaching with tact.

 

HTMLO’Bannon vs. NCAA: What Does It Mean for Most NCAA Institutions?
Ben Irwin, Michael E. Norton; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
On Friday, August 8, 2014, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued its decision in a case that has been followed for several years and referenced as often on ESPN as on network and cable news programs: O’Bannon vs. NCAA.

 

HTMLRussia Retaliates Against Sanctions by Blocking U.S. Agricultural Imports
Cortney O'Toole Morgan, Linda K. Tiller; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014
On August 6, 2014, President Vladimir Putin signed an “Executive Order On Applying Certain Special Economic Measures to Ensure the Security of the Russian Federation.” The order places restrictions on food and agricultural imports into Russia from countries that have imposed sanctions...

 

HTMLFederal Contractors Get Slammed Again Regarding New Disclosure Provisions
Terry L. Potter; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
It seems that every time we turn around there is another Executive Order placing additional burdens on federal contractors. This time it is the Fair Play and Safe Workplace Executive Order which President Obama signed on July 31. Under this new Executive Order, before prospective contractors can...

 

HTMLEU Increases Sanctions Against Russia
Cortney O'Toole Morgan, Linda K. Tiller; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014
As described in our Alert published on August 1, 2014, the United States and other nations have ramped up sanctions against Russia related to the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

 

HTMLSEC Waives “Voluntary” Requirement, Awards $400,000 to Whistleblower
Kevin P. McCart, Kelly Schulz; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
An announcement by the SEC of a $400,000 award to a whistleblower highlights the need for companies to properly investigate and address complaints raised internally.

 

HTMLMore forms ahead for contractors on “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”
David P. Hendel; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
Contractors will have more forms to fill out, and possibly some explaining to do, when the recently issued Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces is fully implemented in 2016. The Executive Order requires offerors to disclose whether they have been found to have violated, within the past 3...

 


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