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June 27, 2019

Friendlier Skies in Rhode Island: Sunday & Holiday Premium Pay Law Held Preempted for Airlines

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently held that the Airline Deregulation Act preempts Rhode Island law requiring premium pay for Sunday and holidays. This decision may allow employers in other industries to challenge the state premium pay law as well.

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June 24, 2019

Oregon’s New Workplace Fairness Act Limits the Use of Nondisclosure Agreements, Requires Written Antiharassment Policies, and Extends the Time for Filing Claims

Oregon's new law prohibits employers from entering into agreements containing nondisclosure terms, requires employers to adopt specific written policies, and enlarges the period for filing discrimination claims.

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June 4, 2019

Supreme Court Holds EEOC Charge-Filing Requirement is Not Jurisdictional

On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Fort Bend County v. Davis that the requirement to file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC (or relevant state or local agency) is not a jurisdictional prescription to a lawsuit’s claim under Title VII.

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March 22, 2019

South Carolina Supreme Court Opens Door to Holding Drug-Testing Companies Liable for Negligence

On March 21, 2019, the South Carolina Supreme Court answered a certified question that will impact third-party vendors under contract with South Carolina employers to conduct employee drug testing.

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March 15, 2019

Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Employers Can Sue Non-Member Employees in Tribal Court for Torts Committed in the Scope of Employment

The Ninth Circuit recently held that Native American tribes have the authority to regulate workplace misconduct and bring claims in tribal court for torts their non-member employees commit in the scope of their employment.

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January 28, 2019

Seventh Circuit Rules Age Bias Protections Don’t Extend to Prospective Employees for Disparate Impact Claims

A recent federal court decision opened the door for employers to recruit and hire candidates who are either recent graduates or have limited work experience without risking liability for certain claims of age discrimination.

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January 22, 2019

Third Circuit Reverses Class Certification of Unpaid Overtime Claims in Off-The-Clock Lawsuit

The Third Circuit overturned a U.S. district court’s decision certifying a class of mortgage loan officers, who claimed they were unlawfully denied overtime pay for work performed off-the-clock. The decision is significant for three reasons.

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July 12, 2018

Wisconsin Supreme Court Ends Required Deference to State Administrative Agencies' Interpretations, Allowing Employers to Push for Broader Review of Agency Decisions

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently reversed its nearly half-century practice of deferring to state administrative agencies’ interpretations of the laws the agencies are responsible for enforcing.

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April 27, 2018

Minnesota Legislature Proposes Sweeping Change to Sexual Harassment Law

On April 23, 2018, the Minnesota House Majority Leader introduced a bill to amend the Minnesota Human Rights Act to change the legal standard for sexual harassment. If passed, the bill would do away with the “severe or pervasive” standard.

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November 6, 2017

Upsurge in Sexual Harassment Claims: What Employers Need to Know

What employers need to know about creating a harassment-free workplace and what to do when sexual harassment claims are made.

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