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HTMLPresident Obama to Sign Executive Order Prohibiting Federal Contractors From Discriminating Against LGBT Employees
Jillian M. Collins; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
White House officials reported today that President Obama intends to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The order would protect up to 16 million employees working for employers...

 

HTMLHershey Is Not So Sweet on Maryland Senator’s HERSHEY Campaign Logo
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
When you think of The Hershey Company, you think of delicious chocolate candy bars, chocolate kisses, and a fabulous amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The company’s brown candy bar wrappers with the HERSHEY’S trademark prominently displayed on the front have been in use since, at...

 

HTMLConnecticut Employer Alert: Changes to Paid Sick Leave Requirements Effective January 1, 2015
Erin Cornell Horton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy recently signed a new law that amends Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Statute. Connecticut was the first state to mandate paid sick leave policies for service workers back in January 2012. The new bill, which goes into effect on January 1, 2015, aims to...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Allows Pom Wonderful to Pursue Lanham Act Claims against Coca-Cola
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
Further to our April 23 post on the Pom Wonderful-Coca-Cola U.S. Supreme Court case, the Court on Thursday June 12 issued an unanimous decision (with Justice Breyer taking no part in the consideration or decision of the case) reversing the Ninth Circuit and holding that competitors may bring Lanham...

 

HTMLAnother Example of Owner Liability for Unpaid Wages and Liquidated Damages for Employee Misclassification
Jessica W. Catlow; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
Do you still think that business owners aren’t responsible for wage and hour law violations? Do you think that a court will only award liquidated damages where the violation is wilful? Think again. Following an investigation into certain residential treatment facilities for the elderly,...

 

HTMLThe ONC’s Health IT Vision Plan: A Building Under Construction
Stephanie D. Willis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014
The HHS Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released its report “Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A 10-Year Vision to Achieve an Interoperable Health IT Infrastructure” (the “Vision Plan”) last week to help refocus stakeholders on HHS’s goals for the use...

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Court of Appeals Holds That Employer Can be Found Liable Under Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Negligence Theory for Discriminatory Actions of Co-worker
Michael S. Arnold, Gauri Punjabi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 16, 2014
In a case of first impression, the First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an employer can be held liable under Title VII for quid pro quo sexual harassment based on the discriminatory actions of a non-supervisory employee where the employer knew or should have known of the...

 

HTMLAs Sunshine Act Reporting Deadline Looms, CMS Issues Additional Guidance
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
With the June 30 deadline for Phase 2 Sunshine Act reports by pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers (“Applicable Manufacturers”) and group purchasing organizations (“GPOs’) quickly approaching, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has...

 

HTMLClean Energy Patent Growth Index - 2013 Year in Review
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014
The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) has released its 2013 Year in Review report. The report, tracking green patent trends by sector, provides some interesting insight on the status of Energy Technology investing.

 

HTMLQuestions You Should Be Asking About Employment Practices Liability (EPL) Insurance
Heidi A. Lawson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
Every firm has employees, as well as individuals that it has “failed” to hire, or promote, or recognize and reward to the extent that the individuals believes befitting. This is what makes it difficult to completely avoid employment disputes and possible litigation. Even if the firm and...

 


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