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

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 398


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

HTMLBeauty School (Arbitration) Dropout: Ninth Circuit Bars Belated Attempt to Arbitrate
Lisa Mireille Bowman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 7, 2016
Defendants who try their hands at litigation on the merits and seek arbitration only after things don’t go their way, risk losing the right to arbitrate-as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals made clear in the recent case of Martin v. Yasuda . In the case, the court barred a beauty school and...

 

HTMLEleventh Circuit Overturns Decades of Precedent in Holding that Job Applicants Cannot Claim Disparate Impact Under the ADEA
Anne B. Flanegan, Kristy G. Offitt; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 10, 2016
Sitting en banc, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling that affects whether job applicants may bring disparate impact claims in discrimination lawsuits under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (October 5, 2016),...

 

HTMLWhen Do Construction Claims Expire in Illinois?
Jonathan Mraunac; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 09, 2016
When facing or asserting claims arising out of a construction project in Illinois, it is vital to understand the nuances of the statutes of limitation and repose that govern the time periods within which claimants must assert claims related to construction projects (i.e., claims against those...

 

HTMLWhat Trump's Victory Means for OSHA
John F. Martin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 10, 2016
Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s Presidential election has conventional wisdom predicting that his administration will defang the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in several ways. One, by ending or curtailing the agency’s current policy of pushing aggressive...

 

HTMLBusiness Immigration in a Trump Administration
Jacob D. Cherry; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 10, 2016
Immigration was a frequent topic of conversation during the presidential campaign. With limited exceptions, however, the rhetoric generally did not encompass high-skilled business immigration. Indeed, President-elect Donald Trump’s 10-point immigration plan overwhelmingly focuses on...

 

HTMLThree-Weeks to the Overtime Effective Date: Communicate With Employees Regarding Planned Compensation Changes, Overtime Eligibility
Steven F. Pockrass; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 09, 2016
Only three weeks remain until the U.S. Department of Labor’s revised overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) become effective. With the December 1, 2016, compliance deadline rapidly approaching, employers need to be communicating with employees who will be affected by...

 

HTMLDoes the ADA Protect a Customer Service Agent With Dissatisfied Customers? The Ninth Circuit Says No
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D., Dawn M. Knepper; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 10, 2016
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled against a failure-to accommodate claim brought by a customer service employee who was fired for poor performance. According to the court, the former employee, who suffered from endometriosis and headaches, was not able to show that she was qualified...

 

HTMLNew York Attorney General Answers White House’s Call: Promises Bill to Curb Non-Compete Use
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D., Aaron Warshaw; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 07, 2016
On the same day that the White House released its “State Call to Action on Non-Compete Agreements,” encouraging states to adopt best practice policies in the enforcement of non-compete agreements, New York State’s Attorney General announced that he plans to introduce legislation...

 

HTMLHoliday Travel Tips for Foreign Nationals
Kara Lynn Kelly; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 10, 2015
As the holiday season is approaching, foreign national employees with international travel plans should ensure that they have all necessary immigration documents for reentry to the United States. As this may require attending a visa appointment at a U.S. embassy or consulate prior to returning to...

 

HTMLImplementing Arizona’s New Paid Sick Time Law: What Employers Need to Know
Tibor Nagy; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 09, 2016
Last month we wrote about the likely passage of Arizona’s Proposition 206, the so-called Minimum Wage and Paid Time Off Initiative, and we touched on some of its key elements. Now that Prop. 206 has passed, we offer the following comprehensive analysis of the Paid Sick Time provision (PST)...

 


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