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HTMLWhat Will Be the Fate of Your (Facially Neutral) Light-Duty Policies After Young v. UPS?
Hera Arsen; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
With its forthcoming decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the Supreme Court of the United States is expected to bring some much-needed clarity to the issue of what the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), 42 U.S.C. §2000e(k), requires of employers. The case involves the legality of...

 

HTMLChanging MSHA Penalties: What’s on the Horizon for Mine Operators?
Michael T. Heenan; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is in the process of reviewing proposed new civil penalty regulations following multiple hearings in which stakeholders offered their comments. Civil penalties for safety violations within the mining industry have generated much consternation and...

 

HTMLSame-Sex Spouses to be Covered by FMLA as of March 27, 2015
Amanda C. Couture; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a new rule (which was published in the Federal Register) expanding protections under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for same-sex married couples.

 

HTMLKing v. Burwell: What to Expect From the Supreme Court Argument
Thomas M. Christina; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear argument in King v. Burwell, a case involving premium tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among its many provisions, the ACA includes one that authorizes a refundable federal income tax credit to assist...

 

HTMLGovernment, Businesses Prioritize Cybersecurity Spending
Rebecca J. Bennett; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
If spending is a good indicator of shifting priorities for both business and government, then cybersecurity is quickly becoming priority number one.

 

HTMLTread Carefully When Implementing a Reduction in Force
Jacob C. Credeur; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
With recent price drops in the oil and gas industry it is likely that reductions in force (RIFs) are looming on the horizon. But employers need to tread carefully when implementing any RIF, as it can raise thorny issues under both state and federal law. In addition, an often overlooked aspect of...

 

HTMLWhat’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law? Part II
Julie Donahue; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2015, previously published on February 14, 2015
The recent Ogletree Deakins webinar, “What’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law,” featured leaders in the retail industry and labor and employment attorneys—Randel K. Johnson, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Kelly Kolb, vice...

 

HTMLIf You’re Serious About Your Strategic Plan . . . Don’t Make the “People” Mistake: Interview with Bob Briggs
Jathan Janove; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 20, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
Bob Briggs is the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of PeopleWorks International, an international business performance consultancy. For the past 35 years he has consulted on organizational change and strategic planning from small businesses to Fortune 50 giants.

 

HTMLWhat’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law? Part I
Julie Donahue; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
The recent Ogletree Deakins webinar, “What’s Ahead in 2015 for Retailers in Labor and Employment Law,” featured leaders in the retail industry and labor and employment attorneys—Randel K. Johnson, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Kelly Kolb, vice...

 

HTMLOSHA’s New Reporting Rules Are in Effect—What Will OSHA Do With the Data?
Melissa A. Bailey; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
On January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) revised regulation for reporting work-related injuries went into effect.

 


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