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Cop Loses Big ADA Verdict on a Finding of No Disability

August 21, 2014
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Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA. This case sets the bounds of the exception.
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When the Cat’s Paw Strikes Retaliation

August 20, 2014
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Retaliation claims remain harder for employees to prove, and easier for employers to win on summary judgment.
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Even the Lone Wolf can Establish Protected Concerted Activity With Today’s NLRB

August 19, 2014
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This case creates a dangerous precedent. It enables an employee to create an unfair labor practice out of thin air merely by airing an issue with co-workers, regardless of whether those co-workers share in that concern.
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When Retaliation Stands the Test of Time

August 15, 2014
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An employer cannot hold a grudge against an employee who engaged in protected activity, with the hope that the passage of time will permit later retaliation.
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Do Not Force Employees to Work During FMLA Leave

August 13, 2014
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FMLA leave is federally guaranteed for a reason. Don’t mess with that reason by requiring work (albeit paid and at home) in lieu of bona fide leave of absence.
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More on the Anticipatory Pregnancy Discrimination Case From Yesterday

August 7, 2014
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Why the case is an exception, not a rule; why the FMLA didn't protect the employee; and how Jon Hyman can sleep at night.
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Hold the Onion(head)

August 6, 2014
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Whatever you call your deity — God, Jesus, Allah, Buddah or even Onionhead — leave it at home.
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Beware the 'Anticipatory Pregnancy' Claim

August 6, 2014
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If a pregnant employee tells you that she will be unable to perform at some point in the future, wait until that time to terminate her.
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LinkedIn’s $6M FLSA Settlement Provides a Good Lesson to Employers

August 5, 2014
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Do not assume that you need not pay overtime to employees who are paid other than hourly.
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Circuit Court Invalidates Individual Waivers of FLSA Collective Action Participation

August 1, 2014
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For now, at least in the 6th Circuit, it appears that individuals waivers of the right to join wage-and-hour collective actions are dead.
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