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HTMLFederal Spending Bill Creates Controversy Over Federal Government’s Position on Medical Marijuana
Kathryn J. Russo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
Buried in the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill for 2015 - which Congress approved last weekend and which President Obama signed into law on December 16, 2014 - is a measure stating that federal funds may not be used by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to prevent certain states from...

 

HTMLI-9 Compliance Requires Consistency: OCAHO Slaps Enhanced $330K Fine on Employer for Repeating Offense
Maggie Murphy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014
Given the employer's status as a ''Second Offender,'' the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) ordered that a penalty of $329,895, assessed by ICE agents involved in investigating the company's I-9 practices, be upheld. In USA v. Durable, Inc. , presiding Judge Helen K. Thomas...

 

HTML6th Circuit Holds Applicant Is Not An “Employee” And Has No False Claims Act Cause Of Action Against Prospective Employer
Joseph C. Toris; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
On November 18, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision dismissing an employment applicant's claims that he had been retaliated against under the False Claims Act (FCA), Environmental Reorganization Act (ERA) and four other environmental statutes. In Vander Boegh v....

 

HTMLChicago City Council Adopts Higher Minimum Wage for Chicago Employers
Patrick J. Rocks; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
An amendment to the Chicago Municipal Code establishes a minimum wage for employees of businesses operating facilities located within the City of Chicago that is higher than the Illinois minimum wage.

 

HTMLAppeals Court Finds No Breach of Settlement Agreement by Hospital Disclosing Nursing Board Report to Prospective Employer of Former Employee
Michael R. Bertoncini; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
A hospital did not breach its settlement agreement with a former employee when it disclosed to a prospective employer that it reported her to the New Jersey Board of Nursing (the "Nursing Board"), a federal appeals court has ruled. Debra Weisman, et al. v. New Jersey Dept. of Human...

 

HTMLCourt Allows Retaliation Claim to Proceed Where Reason for Termination was Unclear
Michael R. Bertoncini; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
An EMT can proceed with his retaliation claims where he presented sufficient evidence to require a trier of fact to determine whether his former employer's asserted reason for terminating his employment is pretext for unlawful retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New...

 

HTMLDep't of Education Negotiates Groundbreaking Agreement to Resolve Website Accessibility Investigation at State University.
Michael J. Soltis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
In March, we reported on a landmark consent decree that settled the first lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice alleging that a corporate website failed to meet standards for accessibility established by Title III the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Now, the U.S. Department of...

 

HTMLThe FBI Says It can Search Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant by Using “stingrays” in Public Places
Ramsay C. McCullough; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
The data on employees' cell phones may be taken by law enforcement, even without a warrant, if those smart phones are used in public places.

 

HTMLNew York’s Changing Wage Rates and Allowances Effective December 31st
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Felice B. Ekelman, Richard I. Greenberg, Jonathan M. Kozak, Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
Effective December 31, 2014, the New York State minimum wage increases to $8.75 per hour (from $8.00 per hour).

 

HTMLStart Planning for New H-1B Applications As April Deadline Nears
Davis Bae; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
The demand for H-1B visas continues to rise. Last year, demand for H-1B exceeded the available number of visas, and a lottery was held to determine which applications would be accepted. Employers should file H-1B applications by April 1, 2015, to ensure consideration for this year's lottery and an...

 


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