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July 25, 2017

Recently the Massachusetts Supreme Court became the first court in the nation to hold that an employer cannot summarily terminate an employee for off-duty use of marijuana for medical purposes where such use is legal under state law.

Article
May 8, 2017

Article published in The Nebraska Lawyer.

Article
April 6, 2017

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court in the country to hold that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Client Alert
February 15, 2017

The new administration’s plans to alter employment-based visa programs, including the H-1B and L-1.

Client Alert
December 29, 2016

A brief overview of changes to California laws and regulations that will impact employers across the state through their personnel policies and how they manage their workforces in 2017.

Client Alert
December 14, 2016
October 28, 2016
Read our alert for reminders to correct workplace misconduct associated with objectionable workplace conduct based upon the season's political rhetoric, and to allow time for voting on Election Day.
Client Alert
June 15, 2016

The City of Los Angeles’s paid sick leave and minimum wage ordinances go into effect July 1, 2016. While all California employers have been required to provide paid sick leave to employees since July 1, 2015, Los Angeles employers must now comply with the new ordinance that provides expanded benefits to employees.

Client Alert
May 31, 2016
On May 26, 2016, a divided Arkansas Supreme Court reached a surprising decision in the case of Gerber Products Company v. David Hewitt II et al, raising new concerns for Arkansas employers.
Client Alert
May 19, 2016

On May 18, 2016 the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations regarding the executive, administrative and professional exemptions (white collar exemptions) under Section 13(a)(1). The rules will become effective on December 1, 2016. For additional information, please read our client alert.

Client Alert
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