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

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 409


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

HTMLCalifornia FEHA Forecast: Evidence of Pretext Required in Anti-SLAPP Case Against TV Stations
Danielle Lee Ochs; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 21, 2016
On January 19, 2016, a California Court of Appeal issued an unpublished decision in Hunter v. CBS Broadcasting, Inc. The case was brought by Kyle Hunter, who filed an employment discrimination complaint, claiming that two local CBS television stations, KCAL and KCBS, had “repeatedly shunned...

 

HTMLDOL Suspends Filing of Certain Parts of Required Form LM-21 Reports
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016
On April 13, 2016, the Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Form LM-21 Special Enforcement Policy announcement. Effective immediately, the policy is suspending the enforcement of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA)...

 

HTMLArbitration Plan Contained in Employee Handbook Enforceable? Not Without Savings Clause, Fifth Circuit Says
Juan B. Hernandez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016
In Nelson v. Watch House International, L.L.C., (No. 15-10531), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court decision dismissing an employee’s lawsuit against his employer and compelling arbitration. The Fifth Circuit held that the employer’s arbitration agreement,...

 

HTMLBlowing the Whistle on Food Safety: OSHA Issues a Final Rule Related to FDCA Complaints
David E. Jones; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016
On April 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it has issued procedural rules for enforcement of whistleblower complaints alleging violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). The new final rule, set out...

 

HTMLJob Applicant Was Rejected Due to Dishonesty, Not Prior Lawsuit, Says Sixth Circuit
W. Chris Harrison; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016
On April 8, 2016, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a judgment in favor of an employer in Hance v. BNSF Railway Company, a failure-to-hire retaliation case brought under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Takes a Stand on Employers' Obligations to Provide Seating
Hera S. Arsen; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 3, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
On April 4, 2016, the Supreme Court of California ruled on employers’ obligations, under certain circumstances, to provide seating for employees under Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order No. 7-2001, which states that “[a]ll working employees shall be provided with suitable seats...

 

HTMLLouisiana Governor Signs LGBT Discrimination Executive Order in Public Employment and Services
Greg Guidry; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 3, 2016, previously published on April 14, 2016
On April 13, 2016, Louisiana’s new governor, John Bel Edwards, signed an executive order protecting state employees and employees of state contractors from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation,...

 

HTMLRecord Number of H-1B Professional Work Visa Requests
Jamey E. Petri; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 3, 2016, previously published on April 13, 2016
On April 12, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the H-1B “cap” count, indicating that it received approximately 236,000 petitions for H-1B work visas for fiscal year 2017. This means that U.S. employers filed approximately 236,000 petitions during the short...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Holds HR Professionals Can Be Liable as ‘Employers’ Under FMLA
Kelly M. Cardin, John G. Stretton; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2016, previously published on April 14, 2016
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has recently held that a human resources manager could be held liable as an employer under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In issuing its decision in Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, the court also articulated standards for FMLA interference...

 

HTMLAttorney Generals From Nine States Cooperate on Predictable Scheduling Inquiries of Retailers
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2016, previously published on April 14, 2016
As we previously reported, “predictive scheduling” is one of the most closely watched issues by retailers today. In April 2015, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman garnered national news headlines when he launched an inquiry into the on-call scheduling practices of a...

 


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