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As predicted during our Employment Law seminar held in February of this year, the United States Supreme Court has issued a landmark decision protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender also known as LGBT employees. The Court recently took on a trio of cases to render...

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Legal Updates on Employer Confidentiality Rules During Workplace Investigations: Protecting Employees and Employers On December 16, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), in Apogee Retail LLC d/b/a Unique Thrift Store (“Apogee”), held that employer rules that require employees to maintain confidentiality during workplace...

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If you are an employer with at least 100 employees, or a federal contractor with at least 50 employees, you are likely aware that you are required to submit an annual Employer Information Report known as the “EEO-1.”  Due to the partial government shutdown which...

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On October 11, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) released an updated Memorandum to clarify its position on whether employee drug screening and safety incentive programs are permissible.  In May 2016, OSHA published a final rule that prohibited employers from retaliating against their...

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By Kristina E. Curry On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld employment arbitration agreements which prohibit employee class and collective actions.  Epic Systems Corporation v. Lewis No. 16-285, involved three consolidated cases where former employees attempted to make claims under the Fair Labor Standards...

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Author:  Matt Stokely In the past year, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has continued to police aggressively the employee handbooks and other employer policies that it believes violates employee rights under federal law.  There have been a number of recent NLRB decisions, and the NLRB’s...

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           On October 1, 2015, all entities covered by the HIPAA privacy law, including health care providers and their business associates that regularly receive health information, are required to begin using a new set of diagnostic codes known as ICD-10.  ICD...

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On June 26, 2015, The Supreme Court ruled, in Obergefell v. Hodges, that the 14th Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex, and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage...

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The EEOC recently made its first update to its workplace pregnancy discrimination guidelines in nearly 30 years.  The new guidelines expand the employment protection of women due to pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth and make it clear that the...

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