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|When a Customer Files for Bankruptcy|
Crystal H. Thornton-Illar; Leech Tishman;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015You received a notice in the mail that a customer has filed bankruptcy. What should you do? Is there a way to get paid the outstanding balance? Can you continue communications with the customer? Do you have to continue to supply product or services to this customer?
|ADA Title III Lawsuit Filed Challenging the Accessibility of a Public Accommodation’s Website|
Alisa N. Carr; Leech Tishman;
August 5, 2015, previously published on August 3, 2015On July 31, 2015, Robert Jahoda, represented by Carlson Lynch, a Pittsburgh-based law firm, filed a lawsuit against Foot Locker, Inc. asking the District Court to find a valid claim of discrimination under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) when a public...
|Most Independent Contractors are Misclassified, Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Says|
Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015On July 15, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2015-1 asserting its position that the majority of workers classified as independent contractors are, in reality, employees covered under the...
|New EPA Guidance Documents on Vapor Intrusion|
Vincent S. Oleszkiewicz; Leech Tishman;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 08, 2015In June 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“US EPA”) released two highly anticipated technical guidance documents regarding the assessment and mitigation of vapor intrusion. These separate but complementary documents replace the US EPA’s 2002 Draft Guidance...
|Should You File for Bankruptcy?|
Crystal H. Thornton-Illar; Leech Tishman;
July 9, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015The thought of declaring bankruptcy can be a confusing and scary process. Should you continue to use your credit cards and try to make the monthly minimum payments or should you just file for bankruptcy?
|Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare and Related Tax Subsidies|
James D. Silverman; Leech Tishman;
July 6, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the current implementation of tax subsidies and coverage requirements in the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) for individuals purchasing health insurance either from a state or federal exchange (marketplace).
|Department of Labor Proposes Major Changes to White Collar Exemption from Overtime|
Sally Griffith Cimini, Ashley R. Hileman; Leech Tishman;
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its proposed rule to update the regulations defining and delimiting the exemptions for “white collar” employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The proposed rule, which increases the...
|Supreme Court of Ohio Rules on Ohio Dormant Minerals Act Case|
Alexander K. McCluskey; Leech Tishman;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 18, 2015On June 18, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio affirmed the judgment of the Seventh District Court of Appeals in Dodd v. Croskey, 2015-Ohio-2362, the first in a line of cases pending before the Court concerning the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act, O.R.C. 5301.56.
|June 30th Deadline to File Foreign Bank and Financial Account Report (“FBAR”)|
William A. Buck; Leech Tishman;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 2015U.S. taxpayers (including individuals, corporations, and partnerships) with a financial interest in, or signature authority over, foreign (outside of U.S.) financial accounts totaling $10,000 or more at any time during the year are generally required to report such foreign financial interest to the...
|Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Provides Guidance to Federal Contractors on New Affirmative Action Requirements|
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
June 19, 2015, previously published on June 8, 2015On May 27, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) posted new samples of affirmative action programs (“AAPs”) on its website. These AAP samples provide some guidance for federal contractors who are subject to the affirmative action requirements of...