Things seem to be going from bad to worse for defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Pulmonary Technologist with Usher’s Syndrome Fired by Health Care Provider Settles EEOC Suit for $180K
The EEOC filed a lawsuit last year which alleged that a leading health care provider in Maryland violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), by failing to provide a reasonable accommodation and then firing a pulmonary function technologist because she suffers from Usher’s Syndrome, a genetic disorder that impairs hearing and vision.
Canadian employers have been promised a more streamlined, effective and engaging process for hiring skilled foreign workers.
This month, the Third Circuit became the latest court of appeals (following the Seventh and Ninth Circuits) holding that the federal common law standard should be applied when determining whether a successor may be liable for FLSA violations allegedly committed by its predecessor.
On April 8, 2014, in recognition of National Equal Pay Day, President Obama continued to advance his wage equality agenda by focusing on wage transparency through Executive Order on Non-Retaliation for Disclosure of Compensation Information (“Executive Order”) and a Presidential Memorandum entitled “Advancing Pay Equality Through Compensation Data Collection” (“Presidential Memorandum”).
Noncompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act just became costlier.
Third Circuit Signals Pro-Defendant Interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s “Authorized Access” Provisions
On April 11th, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the conviction and 41-month prison sentence of a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) defendant, holding that he was tried and convicted in an improper venue.
Plan sponsors now have additional answers to some of their questions about the effect of the Windsor decision on retirement plans.
Since the last time I published a list of labor & employment law lawyers to follow back in 2012, there are just a bunch of you out there now using Twitter. (And I presume you’re already following me @danielschwartz, right?)