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Employer Not Obligated to Rehire Poor-Performing Worker Under USERRA: Court

December 5, 2012
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An employer is not obligated to rehire a returning veteran with a poor work performance who was terminated as part of a reduction in force, under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
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Department of Transportation Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use

December 3, 2012
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Despite recent state initiatives that decriminalize marijuana, the federal Department of Transportation does not authorize the use of marijuana for any reason.
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Gender Discrimination Class Expanded in Lawsuit Against Forest Pharmaceuticals

November 6, 2012
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The four original plaintiffs were all Pennsylvania residents. The newly named plaintiffs are in California, Illinois, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. All are current or former Forest sales representatives.
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Emergency Room Physician is Independent Contractor, Cannot Pursue Bias Claims: Court

October 31, 2012
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Glascock charged that throughout her relationship with the group she was subjected to ongoing sexual harassment by other group physicians, including being called a “princess,” “cutie” and “babe,” as well as disparaging remarks about pregnancy.
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