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Philip Miles
Third Circuit Defines "Joint Employment" Under FLSA

In In re EnterpriseRent-A-Car Wage and Hour Employment Practices Litigation , 683 F.3d 462 (3d Cir. June 28, 2012), the Third Circuit defined "joint employment" under the FLSA. The case arises from a collective action for unpaid overtime brought...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
When the EEOC Goes Too Far--Part II

In my post, When the EEOC Goes Too Far , I wrote about an opinion from the Middle District of North Carolina, issued in June. In that case, EEOC v. PBM Graphics, Inc ., the court found that the EEOC had caused an unreasonable delay in pursuing its claims...

Eric Meyer
Facebooking about "naked Twister" may doom one's sexual harassment claims

And some of you wonder why I enjoy blogging about HR and employment law. (What I won't do for my loyal readers....) In Targonksi v. City of Oak Ridge , the plaintiff, a former police officer with the City, alleged that her former employer had...

Jon Hyman
Telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation

More than two years ago , I hypothesized that the breadth of the ADA's 2009 amendments would likely cover fringe medical conditions such as chemical sensitivities. I wrote: The ADA amendments are intended to make it much easier for individuals...

LexisNexis Labor & Employment Law Community St
Cheng on Sweeping Changes to FEHA Enforcement to Come in 2013

SUMMARY : On June 27, 2012, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., signed into law Senate Bill 1038, a trailer bill to the 2012-13 State Budget, which will make sweeping changes to enforcing the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. This Emerging Issues...

Edwin Hopson
Would the WARN Act Apply in the Event of a Federal Budget Sequestration?

On July 30, 2012, an Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor issued an advisory and guidance to federal contractors concerning the applicability of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) to possible layoffs occasioned...