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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...

 

HTMLInsufficient Evidence Calls for Overturning Insider Trading Cases, Second Circuit Rules
Robert L. Peabody; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
Overturning the criminal convictions of former Diamondback Capital Management, LLC portfolio manager, Todd Newman, and former Level Global Investors, L.P. portfolio manager, Anthony Chiasson, for insider trading, the federal appeals court in New York has held the government "failed to present...

 

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....

 

HTMLWhat to Watch for at National Labor Relations Board in 2015
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board has not been shy about making news with controversial decisions during 2014. Holding franchisors liable for unfair labor practices allegedly committed by franchisees and finding violations of the National Labor Relations Act in routine contract and policy language...

 

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...

 

HTMLFifth Circuit Reverses NLRB Ruling in D.R. Horton
William J. Anthony; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
In reversing the NLRB's determination that D.R. Horton, the national home-builder, violated the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") by requiring employees to sign an arbitration agreement that prohibited them from pursuing claims in class or collective actions, the Fifth Circuit held...

 

HTMLOSHA Considers Use of Kinesiology Tape as Medical Treatment
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
In a letter of interpretation to Ms. Linda Ballas dated December 12, 2014, OSHA clarified that the use of kinesiology tape is considered medical treatment for OSHA recordkeeping purposes and is, therefore, recordable when used to treat a work-related injury.

 

HTMLCorporate Executives Sentenced to Prison for $3.4M Kickback Scheme
Paul V. Kelly; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014
Two former executives at one of the nation’s leading healthcare claims processing firms, MultiPlan, Inc., were recently sentenced to serve one year and one day in federal prison for their role in a scheme to steer contracts to technology vendors in exchange for $3.4 million in bribes and...

 

HTMLH-1B or L-1 Petition Denied? Don’t Waste Time Appealing to the Administrative Appeals Office
Amy L. Peck; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
Many businesses sponsoring H-1B specialty occupation worker or L-1 intra-company transfer petitions have experienced the frustration of unfair denials. Now, Information published in the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsmen Annual Report 2014 ("Report") confirms that appeals from...

 

HTMLSupreme Court: Security Screening Time Not Compensable under FLSA
Paul DeCamp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
Unanimously reversing the Ninth Circuit court of appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that time spent by warehouse workers undergoing security screenings was non-compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act because that time did not constitute a “principal activity” nor was it...

 


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