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August 10, 2020

Georgia Law Shields Businesses from COVID-19 Liability

Georgia recently became the ninth state to shield businesses from liability stemming from COVID-19.

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June 26, 2020

A Littler Virtual Litigation Podcast: Successful Virtual Mediations

A discussion of key observations from these early days of virtual mediation, including the results of a survey of recently-completed virtual mediations.

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June 25, 2020

Emergency Paid Sick Leave: U.S. Department of Labor Enforcement Efforts On The Rise

While actual enforcement was delayed at first, lately the U.S. Department of Labor has become quite active in prosecuting claims against businesses for alleged FFCRA violations.

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June 23, 2020

COVID-19 Lawsuits and Claims Increasing in Courts Nationwide

As the U.S. continues to struggle with the impact of the pandemic on health, safety, and the economy, it is likely that many employers will have yet another issue to face as they attempt to maintain and reopen their businesses: lawsuits.

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April 15, 2020

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds Plaintiffs Bear the Burden of Clearly Asserting in Their Complaints the Elements of Constructive Discharge Claims

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently clarified that plaintiffs’ heightened burden in constructive discharge claims starts at the pleadings stage.

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April 10, 2020

Fifth Circuit Weighs in on Personal Jurisdiction and Certification Issues in Rule 23 Class Actions

In a recent decision, the Fifth Circuit left open the possibility that federal courts may be prevented from exercising jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant, in a Rule 23 class action, with respect to non-resident class members.

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March 24, 2020

Supreme Court Clarifies That But-For Causation Standard Applies to Section 1981 Claims Throughout Pendency of Litigation

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a but-for causation standard applies to claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and that this standard applies throughout the lifetime of the litigation, including the initial pleading stage.

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March 12, 2020

SCOTUS Rules States May Use Information “Contained” in Form I-9 to Prosecute Identity Theft

On March 3, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal law did not prevent states from using their identity theft statutes to prosecute criminal cases where defendants, undocumented immigrants, used stolen Social Security numbers to get jobs.

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March 11, 2020

Littler Lightbulb: Pressing Immigration Issues for Employers

Littler’s Global Mobility and Immigration practice group assists employers as they face unprecedented business challenges, including an unpredictable economy. This article highlights several critical immigration-related developments that demand attention.

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March 3, 2020

Intent Matters in Asserting Whistleblower Retaliation Under the Federal Railroad Safety Act

In a recent case under the Federal Railroad Safety Act, the Eighth Circuit reasserted that claimants must prove intentional discrimination in whistleblower retaliation cases subject to the AIR21 regulations.

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