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  • Who's The Boss? Supreme Court Set To Define Who Is A Supervisor In Employment Discrimination Cases
    Who's The Boss? Supreme Court Set To Define Who Is A Supervisor In Employment Discrimination Cases

    On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument concerning a seemingly easy question – Who’s is a supervisor? However, the Court’s decision in Vance v. Ball State University is likely to have a ...

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  • Overtime Pay Lawsuits On The Rise
    Overtime Pay Lawsuits On The Rise

    A new lawsuit alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”), including the failure to pay required overtime compensation has been filed by two Charlotte bankers. The wage and hour ...

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  • Policy To Automatically Fire Employees After Using Up Leave Violates ADA
    Policy To Automatically Fire Employees After Using Up Leave Violates ADA

    Your employer cannot automatically fire you once you have used up your leave, a U.S. District Court in Colorado has determined. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has just settled a ...

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  • States Seek To Extend Overtime Laws To Protect Farm Workers
    States Seek To Extend Overtime Laws To Protect Farm Workers

    The California legislature has passed a bill that seeks to extend overtime pay protections – such as those contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – to state farm workers. If passed, these ...

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  • Leave May Be Considered A Reasonable Accomodation Under The ADA
    Leave May Be Considered A Reasonable Accomodation Under The ADA

    Can leave be considered a “reasonable accommodation”? At a recent labor and employment conference, an employers’ duty toward workers with injuries was discussed. Calling the “American with ...

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  • Male Principal May Have Claim For Sex Discrimination And Harrassment Against Female Employees
    Male Principal May Have Claim For Sex Discrimination And Harrassment Against Female Employees

    Although many people traditionally think of sex discrimination or sexual harassment cases as those that involve a woman receiving unfavorable treatment at work or being subjected to unwanted advances ...

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