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HTMLWhat the DOJ/FTC’s Recent “Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals” Means for Employers
Maria Greco Danaher; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 1, 2016
On October 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) jointly issued a publication entitled “Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals” which, according to the opening paragraphs, is “intended to alert human resource (HR)...

 

HTMLConflict-Avoidance and Conflict-Resolution Mistakes that Ruin Workplace Culture, Part II: Creating a Perception of Unfairness
Patricia Chavarria Perez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016
In part one of this three-part series, we discussed a trap companies often fall into when it comes to avoiding and resolving conflict: failing to anticipate and plan for high-risk situations. Part two covers situations that may give rise to the perception of unfairness in the workplace, which is...

 

HTMLThe New Antitrust Guidance: DOJ and FTC Offers Direction to HR Professionals
Hera S. Arsen, Martin C. Brook; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on October 27, 2016
On October 20, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division and Federal Trade Commission issued a guidance aimed at alerting human resources professionals on potential violations of the antitrust laws. According to a DOJ statement, the guidance is intended to “help educate and...

 

HTMLConflict-Avoidance and Conflict-Resolution Mistakes that Ruin Workplace Culture, Part III: Failing to Address Workplace Conflicts
Patricia Chavarria Perez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 2, 2016
In part one and part two of this three-part series, we discussed two of the most common traps employers fall into when it comes to avoiding and resolving workplace conflict: failing to anticipate and plan for high-risk situations and creating situations that may give rise to the perception of...

 

HTML“Onionhead” is a Religion Under Title VII: Court Finds in Favor of Employees in Reverse Religious Bias Case
Margaret Carroll Alli, Lisa Kaplan; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 2, 2016
A federal district court recently ruled that an employer-initiated program known as Onionhead was a religion for the purposes of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. United Health Programs, No. 14-CV-3673 (September 30, 2016), the U.S. District...

 

HTMLThis Is Going on Your Permanent Record: Contract Principles Applied to Student Handbook in Plagiarism Case
Lisa Kaplan; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 3, 2016
On October 24, 2016, the First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a summary judgment decision in favor of a university in a case brought by a student who was disciplined for violating Harvard Law School’s plagiarism policy. In Walker v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, No. 15-1154 (1st...

 

HTMLContractor Blacklisting Update: Procurement Officials Stand Down for Now
Jenna N. Mennona, James J. Murphy; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 3, 2016
On October 24, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered a nationwide injunction preliminarily enjoining the Obama administration from implementing final rules to effectuate Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces. The federal court’s decision came in...

 

HTMLDHS Issues Final Rule: USCIS Filing Fees to Increase Effective December 23, 2016
Leigh N. Ganchan, Rebecca L. Sigmund; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2016, previously published on October 25, 2016
On October 24, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final rule increasing filing fees associated with a significant number of immigration applications. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) must recover its costs through fees and periodically adjust fees to increase...

 

HTMLEEOC Issues Updated Strategic Enforcement Plan: What Should Employers Do Now?
Harry J. Secaras; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2016, previously published on October 24, 2016
On October 17, 2016 the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved a Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for Fiscal Years 2017 - 2021. This recently approved SEP updates the EEOC’s first SEP which spanned Fiscal Years 2013 - 2016. A complete version of the 2017 - 2021 SEP is...

 

HTMLContractor Blacklisting Rule Enjoined at the Last Minute
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D., James J. Murphy; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2016, previously published on October 25, 2016
On October 24, 2016, a Texas judge issued a preliminary injunction in a case challenging the so-called contractor blacklisting rules, which were scheduled to take effect today, October 25. The final regulations, which the U.S. Department of Labor issued two months ago to implement Executive Order...

 


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