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HTMLMay 31, 2015 Deadline for Trademark Holders to Acquire Potentially Damaging Website Domain Suffix (“.SUCKS”)
Katherine Bond; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2015, previously published on May 22, 2015
On June 1, 2015 the Generic Top-Level Domain (“gTLD”) (a domain suffix) &under;&under;&under;&under;&under;.SUCKS will be released to the general public. This domain suffix has the potential to be damaging to well-known brands including consumer product, manufacturing and service...

 

HTMLHow Businesses Can Protect Themselves from Devastating Data Security Incidents
Laurel Brandstetter; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2015
As businesses become increasingly reliant on electronic systems to store industry and consumer data, the incidence of catastrophic “hacks” or “breaches” continues to climb and grab headlines. A report issued last week [1] analyzed 200 data security incidents occurring in...

 

HTMLUpdates to the White Collar Exemption Forthcoming
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2015
On March 13, 2014, President Barack Obama instructed the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) to overhaul the regulations that define which white collar workers are eligible to receive overtime pay. The DOL’s proposed rule could be issued any day now.

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Issues New Regulations to Revise FMLA Definition of “Spouse”
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
On February 25, 2015, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (the “DOL”) issued a Final Rule to revise the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “FMLA”).

 

HTMLNational Labor Relations Board Counsel Memorandum Sheds Light on Handbook Provisions It Considers to be Problematic
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
On March 18, 2015, the Office of the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) released a Memorandum that highlights the rights employees are afforded under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), and common employee handbook provisions...

 

HTMLReminder: Federal Contractors Have an Obligation to Record Labor and Employment Law Violations
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
In July 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (“Executive Order No. 13673”), which imposes additional obligations, including the obligation to report violations of various employment laws to contracting agencies. The reporting provision set...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Provides Guidance on Accommodating Pregnant Workers In Its Decision in Young v. UPS
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling, reversed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granting summary judgment in favor of UPS on Peggy Young’s claim that UPS violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) by failing to...

 

HTMLSEC on the Prowl for Retaliation Actions: Are You Protected or Prepared To Defend?
Laurel Brandstetter; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
In February 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) began probing whether companies are muzzling corporate whistleblowers and issued letters to a number of companies requesting years’ worth of documents. The SEC is planning to scour non-disclosure agreements and...

 

HTMLWest Virginia State House Does Not Pass Amended Senate Bill Permitting Forced-Pooling for Development of Natural Gas
Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter, Esq.; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
The West Virginia Senate passed an amended version of House Bill 2688 on Saturday, March 14, 2015, which allowed forced pooling for the hold-out mineral owners when 80 percent of the mineral rights in the region specified for development were leased. This amended version was sent back to the House...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Releases Draft Revisions of the Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites
Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter, Esq.; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
On Monday, March 9, 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) released draft revisions of the Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites (“Chapter 78”). These changes increase the requirements put on operators in...

 


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