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Congress Passes Law Preventing “Gagging” of Customer Online Reviews

Andrew ClarkowskiNovember 30, 2016
On Monday, November 28, a unanimous Senate sent the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 to the President for signature. ...

Nationwide Injunction Blocking New Overtime Rules

Gesina SeilerNovember 23, 2016
Stop the Press!  Employers Breathe a Sigh of Relief as Texas Federal Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Blocking New Overtime Rules...

The Future of Right-to-Work Depends on the Result of Pending Appeals

Tyler WilkinsonNovember 16, 2016
Wisconsin enacted its “right-to-work” law in 2015. The law prohibits unions or companies from requiring private-sector workers to join a...

EEOC Releases Guidance with Expansive View of Retaliation

Eric HuntNovember 16, 2016
Employers often struggle with how to address problems with an employee who has underperformed or engaged in misconduct but who...

Employee’s Memory Not Enough to Save His Overtime Claim

Leslie SammonNovember 15, 2016
This case from the 7th Circuit demonstrates what burdens employers bear when one of their employees files a lawsuit under...

ADA’s Interactive Process Requirement Means You Have to Talk to Employees

Michael ModlNovember 3, 2016
Your employee tells you that she has a disability that has resulted in limitations on her ability to perform certain...

Time Limit for Constructive Discharge Claims Starts with Resignation

Jeremy LangeOctober 30, 2016
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, an employee can file suit against his employer for damages...

Avoid Halloween’s Scariest Trick: Drinking and Driving

Eric HuntOctober 29, 2016
As kids get ready to overindulge on treats this time of year, adults can be surprised by a Halloween trick...

Telemedicine: Part II

Guy DuBeauOctober 21, 2016
Telemedicine has been described as one of the greatest disruptive forces in health care history, destined to change the fundamental...