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HTMLNLRB General Counsel Issues Memorandum Providing Justification for Employer Rule Decisions
Donald D. Gamburg; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
Over the past several years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has aggressively redefined the landscape for employer rules contained in employee handbooks, employee policies, and/or employment agreements. Even though these decisions purportedly follow the standards established in the...

 

HTMLTennessee Poised to Prohibit Employers From Disciplining Employees With Firearms in Vehicles
William Rutchow; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
On March 23, 2015, the Tennessee General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to end confusion surrounding Tennessee’s “Guns in Trunks” law. Tennessee has historically allowed property owners to prohibit firearms anywhere on their property—making it a crime for even a person with a...

 

HTMLProposed Wisconsin Legislation Would Make It Easier for Employers to Enforce Restrictive Covenants
Mark A. Johnson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
The Wisconsin legislature may soon dramatically change the law that governs restrictive covenants, making them easier to enforce.

 

HTMLOFCCP’s Proposed Sex Bias Rules Continue Focus on Compensation, Pregnancy Accommodation, and Gender Identity
A. Craig Cleland, Dara L. DeHaven; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
On January 28, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to replace the current sex discrimination guidelines. This updated rule is intended to reflect legislative changes that have occurred since the guidelines were implemented...

 

HTMLWill Employers Have an Affirmative Defense in EEOC Litigation? A Look at the Supreme Court’s Upcoming Decision
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D.; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
In the coming months, the Supreme Court of the United States will determine the level of judicial review, if any, that will be applied to employers’ pre-litigation negotiations with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in discrimination cases. In Mach Mining, L.L.C. v....

 

HTMLRecent Illinois Federal Court Rulings Cloud Fifield’s Bright-Line Test
Kwabena A. Appenteng, Tobias E. Schlueter; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
Two recent rulings in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division and the Central District of Illinois, Peoria Division, have further blurred the “bright line” two-year consideration rule established by the Illinois First District Court of Appeals in Fifield v. Premier Dealer...

 

HTMLFurther Delay to the EU Data Protection Regulation
Simon J. McMenemy; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
It is a day to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of protecting personal data, a fundamental right for everyone in the EU.

 

HTMLInformation Flow & Employee Engagement: Interview With Amy Haran of USANA
Jathan Janove; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
Amy Haran is Executive Director of Communications of USANA Health Sciences. Recently profiled in Utah Business magazine’s “Forty under 40,” she oversees communications for USANA’s 300,000 independent distributors and 1,300 employees around the world.

 

HTMLEEOC FY 2014 Statistics Are Here: What Do They Mean for Employers?
Evan J. Shenkman, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 8, 2015
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released its fiscal year (FY) 2014 enforcement and litigation statistical report for the private sector. Presented annually, the report always contains some nuggets for employers and employment attorneys, and this year’s is no...

 

HTMLNLRB General Counsel Issues Aggressive Immigration Initiative-Employers Now Face Extraordinary Penalties
Bernhard Mueller, Eric C. Stuart; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
On February 27, 2015, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. injected the NLRB into the national debate regarding border security, the rights of undocumented workers and their families, and the appropriate use of taxpayer funds. In cases in which employee...

 


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