The New York Times just published a lengthy “front page center” piece by Dan Barry on the case of the intellectually disabled workers at Henry’s Turkey Service, the subject of the largest damage award in the history of the EEOC — $240,000,000 in a jury verdict.
Laws versus no laws. Readers keep commenting on our recent blog posts about the necessity and/or desireability of legally regulating workplace bullying, something no state has yet done. Here is a small sample.
Recent Statements of IRS Deputy Commissioner (International), IRS Large Business and International Division Suggest Possible Changes to the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative and Greater Cooperation Among Foreign Treaty Partners
In comments made at the Pacific Rim Institute conference in Palo Alto, CA on January 30, 2014, Deputy Commissioner Michael Danilack responded to criticisms of the OVDI program currently in place.
Under Florida law, no lien of any kind can be recorded against a condominium property as a whole without the unanimous consent of the unit owners.
Analysis of new data obtained from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) reveals a dramatic increase in the number of L-1B Non Immigrant visa petitions filed, approved and denied, as well as the number of Requests for Evidence (“RFEs”) issued by the two Service Centers responsible for processing L-1 petitions, the California Service Center (“CSC”) and the Vermont Service Center (“VSC”).
A very interesting opinion recently came down from the Pennsylvania Superior Court awarding attorney’s fees in a divorce case. This case is a non-precedential opinion, meaning it cannot be cited as establishing law on the issue, but it is emblematic of the risk one runs if you do not follow the rules.
We have often written that tattoos, certain headwear or other garb, and grooming habits, are not per se covered by Title VII.
Dairy farmers, and other food animal producers, should be ever-vigilant in their use of medications to treat their herds and flocks, otherwise they may be at risk of violating certain federal laws.
Talk about sticker shock. A New Jersey father was recently ordered to pay more than $112,000 for his daughter to attend Cornell Law School.
The Wall Street Journal reported today that ”Disability Studies” is a hot subject on campus, with one college offering eight classes which include ”disability and employment policies, disability law and even a writing seminar on ‘intersections of disability identity in the law, workplace and society.’”