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Robin Shea
Straight From the Source: EEOC’s 10 Hottest Litigation Trends

Last week I heard David Lopez, General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, speak about EEOC litigation developments at the annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law conference. The EEOC has been litigating like...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Paid Sick Leave Expansion Continues – This Time to Federal Contracting

by Joseph U. Leonoro Last month, on Labor Day, President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing paid sick leave for federal contractors. The Executive Order will apply to employees working on federal government contracts that are solicited or...

Eric Meyer
Did You Hear the One About the HR Manager Who’d Never Heard of Title VII?

The bottom of the first page of this recent federal court opinion in EEOC v. Star Transport, Inc. really grabbed my attention: In December 2008 or January 2009, Edward Briggs became Star Transport’s Human Resources Manager. He received no training...

Jon Hyman
Illustrating the Importance of Training Your Employees on the ADA

By now you’ve likely heard the story about the blind college student denied service by a Cleveland-area bakery because she was accompanied by her seeing-eye dog. Rather than vilify this establishment (which, god knows, has been done enough on Facebook...

Sheppard Mullin
New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That an Employer Can Sue a Disloyal Employee To Clawback Salary Without Showing Economic Loss

by Jonathan Sokolowski In Kaye v. Rosefielde (A-93-13), the New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that an employer need not demonstrate that it suffered an economic loss in order to recoup the salary of a disloyal employee [subscribers can access...

Philip Miles
Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Knowledge Requirement for Unfair Labor Practice

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (aka SCOPA) issued an interesting Public Employe Relations Act (PERA) opinion - Lancaster County v. PLRB [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ]. It's a...