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Troutman Sanders LLP
When President Trump fired then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this month, he did it in one of the most public ways possible: on Twitter.
Withers LLP
On March 10th, the University of Connecticut announced that it was firing Head Men's Basketball Coach, Kevin Ollie. Despite winning a National Championship in 2014, the firing was not a surprise to Husky fans.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to broaden the definition of "whistleblower" in federal anti-retaliation law, ruling that employees who simply raise complaints with their employers are not protected by the Dodd-Frank Act despite regulations which sought to provide additional protections.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It is common for employers to bring on employees for limited term employment, where work may not be ongoing.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Rooney v. Rock Tenn Converting Company, et. al., the Eighth Circuit affirmed judgment against a former sales executive who alleged he was terminated for not being Jewish and not being female.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Last month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employee's protected activity must be the "but for" cause of an adverse action to support a claim for retaliation under the False Claims Act.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey recently held that the proper time for a plaintiff to elect whether to proceed with a statutory whistleblower claim under CEPA, or a common law Pierce claim for...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Shortly thereafter, he filed suit alleging wrongful termination under CEPA and common law.
Proskauer Rose LLP
This sizeable adverse jury verdict highlights the risks that employers may face in trying whistleblowing and retaliation suits to a jury.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Her job duties included assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients under the supervision of a physician.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Recently, Judge John J. McConnell, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island heard a claim from a female employee who says she was placed on a paid suspension after announcing that she was pregnant.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Most employers know they cannot retaliate against someone for requesting or using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On 1 December 2014, Mr Rawlinson started work as in-house legal counsel for Brightside Group Ltd, a firm of insurance brokers.
Littler Mendelson
Montana is well-known in the employment world for deviating from the employment at-will doctrine. In Montana, employees are protected under the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act (WDEA)
Fisher Phillips LLP
Well, at least the first 19 days of 2017 were relatively calm. But starting with the inauguration of President Trump and continuing through the last days of the year...
Bowditch & Dewey
On July 17th, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Massachusetts employers may not terminate an employee merely because of his or her off-site use of medical marijuana.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In this article written by Steve Loewengart, he explains what a last-chance agreement is, when such a document is appropriate and how an LCA should be drafted.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision in Burt v. Rackner, Inc., No. A15-2045, that may have effectively abrogated the long-standing rule of "employment at will" in Minnesota.
Matheson
My secondment to Matheson's office in San Francisco, where I advise our US based clients on their Irish operations from an Irish employment law perspective ...
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Troutman Sanders LLP
When President Trump fired then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this month, he did it in one of the most public ways possible: on Twitter.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Last month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employee's protected activity must be the "but for" cause of an adverse action to support a claim for retaliation under the False Claims Act.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Q. I am the Plant Manager for a manufacturing company in the north country. We have a difficult time finding employees who are qualified to work for us.
Bowditch & Dewey
On July 17th, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Massachusetts employers may not terminate an employee merely because of his or her off-site use of medical marijuana.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In addition to certain other allegations related to specifics of the COBRA Notice, he alleged that the notice should have been provided in Spanish.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Recently, Judge John J. McConnell, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island heard a claim from a female employee who says she was placed on a paid suspension after announcing that she was pregnant.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Rooney v. Rock Tenn Converting Company, et. al., the Eighth Circuit affirmed judgment against a former sales executive who alleged he was terminated for not being Jewish and not being female.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Most employers know they cannot retaliate against someone for requesting or using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued its decision in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) on September 5, an appeal from a determination...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
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