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HTMLWhat Is Knowing and Voluntary? One Court’s Take on the Enforceability of ADEA Waivers
Colton D. Long; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2016, previously published on June 10, 2016
A recent district court opinion in Romero v. Allstate Insurance Company, et al., 2016 WL 2619853 (E.D. Pa. May 4, 2016), underscores that there is not a “one-size-fits-all” approach for employers seeking “knowing and voluntary” waivers of employee claims under the Age...

 

HTMLWhat Constitutes “Incentive Payments” Under the Final Overtime Regulations?
Charles E. McDonald; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
In order to qualify for one or more of the white collar exemptions to the overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an employee must meet three tests: (1) the salary basis test (which asks how the employee is paid), (2) the salary level test (which establishes a minimum...

 

HTMLColorado Expands Anti-Discrimination Act With Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Michelle B. Muhleisen, Steven R. Reid, Roger G. Trim; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016
On June 1, 2016, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Colorado’s Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. The act, which becomes effective on August 10, 2016, amends the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) and requires employers to accommodate medical conditions and limitations...

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Affirms FAAAA Preemption of Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law
Michael Clarkson, Andrew E. Silvia; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016
On May 11, 2016, the First Circuit Court of Appeals issued the latest of several decisions supporting and furthering federal preemption of the Massachusetts independent contractor statute for businesses that qualify as motor carriers under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of...

 

HTMLMind the (Pay) Gap: Investor Requests for Reports on Gender Pay Disparities Are on the Rise
Carole Sobin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
According to media reports, this year several high-profile companies, including Apple, Facebook, and Intel, have received or responded to proposals from investors requesting shareholder votes on the issue of whether the companies should be required to prepare reports addressing their policies and...

 

HTMLNLRB Decision Threatens 75-Year-Old Precedent, Analyzes Employer’s Motive for Hiring Replacement Workers
Harold P. Coxson, James H. Fowles; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016
On May 31, a divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a very significant decision in American Baptist Homes of the West, increasing the impact of an employer’s motive in deciding whether the permanent replacement of economic strikers is lawful. Given this new focus on the...

 

HTMLSCOTUS Rules Notice of Resignation Starts the Clock in a Federal Employee’s Constructive Discharge Case
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D.; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 23, 2016
On May 23, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States decided when the limitations period for filing a lawsuit begins to run for a federal employee claiming he or she resigned—or was “constructively discharged”—due to discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Noncompete Bill Advances, but Passage Remains Uncertain
Robert M. Shea, Andrew E. Silvia; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
In March, we reported that Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo had announced his support for legislative restrictions on employee noncompetition agreements, signaling a potential turning point in the long-running debate in Massachusetts over whether noncompetes should be banned or...

 

HTMLWhat Do the Obama Administration’s Overtime Regulations Mean for California Employers?
Robert A. Jones, Robert R. Roginson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 23, 2016
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-anticipated revisions to the federal overtime regulations governing the so-called white-collar exemptions to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Most notably, the revisions more than double the minimum salary threshold...

 

HTMLRipped From the Headlines: Three Investigation Lessons to Learn From a Political Controversy
Patricia Chavarria Perez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 19, 2016
Another day, another political scandal involving a politician accused of having had an extramarital affair. The latest such story concerns an alleged inappropriate relationship that the governor of Alabama had with a top aide—once again raising issues related to investigating allegations of...

 


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