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HTMLFilling in the Retirement Plan Gaps for Same-Sex Couples—What It Means for Your Retirement Plan
David S. Rosner; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 10, 2014
Employers and participants alike have been anxiously waiting for further guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on how marriages of same-sex couples will be treated for purposes of qualified retirement plans.

 

HTMLDepressed Employee’s Vacation Leave Request Did Not Qualify For FMLA Protection
Maria Greco Danaher; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 9, 2014
The vacation request of an employee suffering from depression and anxiety did not qualify as a leave request under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), according to a recent decision of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. While the leave might have proven medically beneficial, the court...

 

HTMLUSCIS Receives Around 172,500 H-1B Petitions, Completes Selection Lottery
Nicole Brooks, Charles Gillman; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 10, 2014
On April 7, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that it had received sufficient H-1B cap-subject petitions to reach the annual 65,000 “regular cap” limit for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of foreign...

 

HTMLMajor League Baseball Volunteers Are not Employees Under the FLSA
Brian Jeffrey Gershengorn, P. Kramer Rice; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 9, 2014
On March 26, 2014, the District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed John Chen’s proposed Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action against Major League Baseball (MLB) alleging that MLB had failed to pay him and all other All-Star Week FanFest volunteers the minimum...

 

HTMLEmployer Failed to Establish Tortious Interference by Current Employees Who Were Secretly Operating a Competing Business
Todd M. Torres; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 11, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014
An employer failed to show that its former employees tortiously interfered with its current and prospective customers, even though they had been secretly operating a competing business while working for the employer. In deciding Aid Maintenance Co., Inc. v. Realty Maintenance Service, Inc. (C.A....

 

HTMLSex, Pay, and Retaliation: The White House Weighs In Again
Leigh M. Nason; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 11, 2014, previously published on April 8, 2014
Today, President Obama directed U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to propose a rule requiring that federal contractors submit summary compensation data to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and issued an executive order prohibiting retaliation against employees and applicants who discuss...

 

HTMLFY 2015 H-1B Cap Reached, Selection Lottery to be Conducted
Nicole Brooks, Charles Edward Gillman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014
On April 7, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had received sufficient H-1B cap-subject petitions to reach the annual 65,000 “regular cap” limit for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of...

 

HTMLConnecticut Becomes the First State to Increase Minimum Wage to $10.10 per Hour by 2017
Steven P. Cuff; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2014, previously published on April 2, 2014
On March 27, 2014, Connecticut became the first state in the country to pass legislation mandating an increase to the state minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2017—the same rate to which President Barack Obama is seeking to raise the federal minimum wage. The Connecticut state legislature...

 

HTMLShame On Who? Responding to Union Corporate Campaigns, Protests, and Bannering
Eric C. Stuart; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014
The recent retail and fast food industry protests regarding demands for a “living wage” remind us that corporate campaigns by unions are a form of corporate warfare. They seek to inflict upon employers a “death from a thousand cuts.” Corporate campaign tactics include...

 

HTMLJudgment Reduced, but the Importance of Monitoring Plan Investments Reaffirmed
Preston R. Burch; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2014, previously published on April 2, 2014
On March 19, 2014, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld one of the first excessive fee rulings in favor of retirement plan participants.

 


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