LexisNexis Overview: Judgment
in favor of a discharged employee under USERRA was reversed because there was
insufficient evidence to support a verdict against the employer under the
"cat's paw" theory. Based on the evidence, a reasonable...
by Karin Jones
The wrongful discharge claims
of a medical marijuana user went up in smoke when the Washington Supreme Court
ruled in Roe v. TeleTech Customer Care Management (Colorado) LLC, 171 Wn.2d
736, 257 P.3d 586 (2011) [ an enhanced version...
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On this edition, Douglas Weiner, Senior Trial Counsel in the Labor and Employment practice in Epstein Becker & Green's New York office, discusses new DOL initiatives, including increased funding and hiring, and provides tips for employers in handling...
by Diane Baker
The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (Pub.
L. 111-24, 123 Stat. 1734) contains extensive statutory changes in card
protections for consumers. The Act is intended to help protect consumers from
Andrew M. Schpak, Esq. served as a panelist on a
CLE regarding the Legal and Practical Implications of Disability Law at the ABA
YLD/GP/Solo Joint 2010 Spring Meeting in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Here he
summarizes his presentation.
by Karin Jones
The Oregon Supreme Court has
confirmed that employers are not obligated to accommodate the use of medical
marijuana by disabled or other employees, holding in Emerald Steel Fabricators,
Inc. v. Bureau of Labor and Industries, 348...