Legal Articles: Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 403


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>
Show: results per page
Sort by:

HTMLJocks and Docs: Classifying Postdocs and Coaches Under the DOL’s New Rules
Lisa Karen Atkins, Kelly S. Hughes; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 22, 2016
On May 18, 2016, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees,” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule...

 

HTMLData Security Safeguards Can Help Healthcare Employers Withstand Cyberattacks—and Government Audits
Stephen A. Riga; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
The last couple of years have brought a steady rain of bad news for the healthcare industry when it comes to data security: Insurers faced with massive data breaches affecting thousands of health plans and millions of individuals. Hospitals having to choose between paying cybercriminals or...

 

HTMLTennessee’s Gun-Free Workplaces Must Heed New Notice Requirements
William Rutchow; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 22, 2016
Tennessee generally allows employers to prohibit employees and other individuals from possessing weapons on properties owned or operated by employers. The primary exception to this general rule concerns individuals with lawful handgun carry permits storing their weapons in their personal vehicles...

 

HTMLFive Questions You Should Ask About the Defend Trade Secrets Act
John C. Glancy, Danielle Lee Ochs, Tobias E. Schlueter; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016
Until recently, the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA) allowed for federal trade secret actions by the U.S. Department of Justice. The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) amended the EEA to provide private litigants the right to sue (and be sued) in federal court for trade secret...

 

HTMLNLRB General Counsel Orders Complaints in All Withdrawal of-Recognition Cases
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016
In yet another assault on long-established labor law precedent, on May 9, 2016, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard Griffin ordered the issuance of NLRB complaints in every case in which an employer withdraws recognition from a union without the union first being...

 

HTMLIt’s All Good in China, Until It Isn’t: Tips and Flags for PRC Employers
Jia Li, Bonnie Puckett; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 22, 2016
Due to factors such as China’s rapid economic development, a disconnect between legislation and enforcement, the country’s historic reliance on personal connections (or guanxi) to do business, and idiosyncratic local regulations available only in Chinese, many Western-headquartered...

 

HTMLCar Dealership’s Service Advisors’ Overtime Controversy Stalls in the Supreme Court
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D., Alfred B. Robinson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
On June 20, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime exemption for “any salesman, partsman, or mechanic primarily engaged in selling or servicing automobiles” at a covered dealership under section...

 

HTMLWhat Employers Need to Know About the New State Garnishment Laws, Part II: Tennessee, California, South Dakota, and West Virginia
Martin C. Brook; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016
The requirements and processes applicable to employers handling garnishments are primarily governed by state law-meaning that multi-state employers need to be aware of the federal Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) in addition to the garnishment requirements in all states. Complicating matters...

 

HTMLBest Practices for Conducting Pre-Employment Background Checks in Canada
Michael Comartin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2016, previously published on May 31, 2016
Many employers perform background checks before hiring their employees. The process could be as simple as checking an applicant’s professional credentials, education, and references, or as detailed as a criminal records check (sometimes called a “criminal reference check”) or...

 

HTMLCombining Professional Development and Diversity Departments: How One Change Can Make a Big Difference
Michelle P. Wimes; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016
In the fall of 2011, the leaders of Ogletree Deakins took a bold and strategic decision to combine the firm’s professional development and inclusion departments into a single department. In doing so, the firm actualized its commitment to effectively developing all levels and varieties of...

 


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>