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Adobe PDFFighting FMLA Claims: Strengthen Your Leave Protocol Now
Deborah H. Share; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 8, 2014, previously published on November 2014
A more thorough FMLA leave protocol has been shown to be a potent defense to the legal claims of an employee terminated for failure to return from leave. In reversing the trial court, the Third Circuit recently ruled that an employee who took FMLA leave, and was subsequently terminated, was...

 

Adobe PDFAmending Claims During an Inter Partes Review
John McKeague; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 8, 2014, previously published on December 1, 2014
One of the procedures open to the Patent Owner in an Inter Partes Review ("IPR") is to file a Motion to Amend the Claims. This is usually three months from the date of institution of the IPR. These motions are rarely granted. Recently, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB")...

 

Adobe PDFHooters Decision Very Revealing
Vito A. Gagliardi; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on June 2014
Last month, in a case pending before the National Labor Relations Board, an administrative law judge ("ALJ") ruled that a waitress fired by a Hooters franchise was entitled to reinstatement and back pay because her "discharge was motivated by her protected concerted activity"...

 

Adobe PDFTwo Weeks' Vacation: Just What the Doctor Ordered
Kerri A. Wright; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 2014
Recently, in Hurley v. Kent of Naples, Inc., 746 F.3d 1161 (11th Cir. 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a $1 million award in favor of an executive of Kent of Naples, Inc., who had claimed his company violated the Family Medical Leave Act when it refused to...

 

Adobe PDF#CaughtOnSocialMedia
Okechi C. Ogbuokiri; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on April 2014
Courts have addressed the discoverability of social media posts; however, the new trending issue is the admissibility of such posts, specifically regarding their authenticity. Recently the Supreme Court of Delaware issued an opinion regarding the authenticity of social media posts. In Parker v....

 

Adobe PDFIndustrial Site Recovery Act: An Environmental Consideration For New Jersey Life Sciences Facilities
Lisa Murtha Bromberg, Thomas Spiesman; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2014, previously published on April 2014
Life sciences companies must consider the applicability and requirements of various environmental laws and regulations that may apply to operations and transactions.

 

Adobe PDFEEOC Has Bitter Rx for CVS
Vito A. Gagliardi; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 2014
Last month, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") filed a lawsuit in Illinois against CVS Pharmacy Inc. ("CVS") over the separation agreement CVS has been using since at least 2011. This lawsuit appears to be a pronouncement by the EEOC that the...

 

Adobe PDFNew Jersey Expands Protection Racket
Suzanne E. Peters; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2014, previously published on February 2014
Late last month, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation amending the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-12 (the "NJLAD"). Pursuant to the amendments, New Jersey employers must provide workplace accommodations to any employee who is "affected by...

 

Adobe PDFUpdate: Remedial Investigation Deadline Extended
Lisa Murtha Bromberg, Thomas Spiesman; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 11, 2014, previously published on January 2014
For many struggling to meet the May 7, 2014 statutory deadline for the completion of remedial investigations, new legislation granting a two-year extension may provide a welcome reprieve. On January 21, 2014, the Governor signed S-3075, the Site Remediation Extension of Time bill, which extended...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Holds State AG Actions Not Removable As Mass Actions Under CAFA
John T. Chester; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 2014
In a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Sotomayor, the Supreme Court in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp. (slip opinion) has held that a parens patriae suit filed by the State of Mississippi seeking restitution for injuries suffered by the State's citizens is not a "mass...