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HTMLFormer Employee in Louisiana Bites Back, Files Suit Against Employer for Threatening to Enforce Non-Compete
Susan F. Desmond; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
Louisiana has strict requirements for enforcement of non-compete agreements which are not “favored” in the Pelican state. In a recent case, Boudreaux v. OS Restaurant Services, LLC, a former employee in Louisiana preemptively filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of Louisiana’s...

 

HTMLSecond New York Judge Agrees Time Spent In Mandated Alcohol Treatment Meetings Did Not Constitute “Work”
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
Joining a decision issued last fall by Southern District of New York Judge Andrew Carter, Judge Ronnie Abrams has also ruled that time spent by New York City employees in alcohol counseling required by their job did not constitute “work.” Gibbs v. City of New York, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...

 

HTMLNo Employer Liability If There is No Actionable Harassment or Discrimination, California Court Rules
Mark S. Askanas; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
An employer cannot be held liable for failure to prevent sexual harassment under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) if there is no actionable sexual harassment, the California Court of Appeal has ruled. Dickson v. Burke Williams, Inc., No. B253154 (Cal. Ct. App....

 

HTMLCourt Rules School District Should Have Done More to Accommodate Teacher Battling Cancer
William/ E. Weiner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
In December 2014, the California Court of Appeal (“Court”) found that Morongo Unified School District’s (“School District”) failure to reassign a disabled teacher to her preferred position raised a triable issue of fact. Swanson v. Morongo Unified School Dist. (Cal....

 

HTMLNew York AG Schneiderman Introduces Pay Card Legislation
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
Following his investigation of the issue, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman last week proposed the Payroll Card Act, which would require employers:

 

HTMLOFCCP Provides LGBT Resources for Contractors
Laura A. Mitchell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
In response to requests following publication of the final regulations implementing President Obama’s recent Executive Order addressing non-discrimination and affirmative action on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, OFCCP has published a directory of resources to assist...

 

HTMLThe Top Five Immigration Mistakes Made By Foreign Athletes
Davis C. Bae, Gregg E. Clifton; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
In 2014, opening day rosters in the National Basketball Association listed 101 players born outside the United States, Major League Baseball boasted 224 players from countries such as Japan, Korea, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Japan, Cuba, and Mexico, not to mention the many players from other...

 

HTMLNLRB Expands Scope of Union Representatives’ Permissible Conduct during Investigatory Interviews under Weingarten
Howard M. Bloom, Matthew D. Freeman, Roger S. Kaplan, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015
In a 2-to-1 decision, a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board has held it was unlawful for an employer to threaten a union steward with suspension for showing an employee, during the employer’s investigative interview about a violation of company procedure, the...

 

HTMLHow to Comply with D.C. Wage Theft Amendment Act
Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman, Jacqueline C. Tully; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015
The D.C. Wage Amendment Act’s broad changes to the District of Columbia’s wage and hour laws greatly increases employer obligations, potential penalties, and liability, while creating a cumbersome administrative hearing process in order to vindicate their rights.

 

HTMLOSHA Internal Memo Outlines Triage Process for Reported Fatalities & Injuries
Tressi L. Cordaro, Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
Effective January 1, 2015 employers in states with Federal OSHA jurisdiction must report to OSHA all work-related fatalities (that occurs within 30 days of the work-related incident) within 8 hours of learning of the fatality, all work-related in-patient hospitalizations, all amputations and all...

 


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