Labor/Employment

 

  • Fallout From Trump’s Affairs: The End Of The Nondisclosure Agreement?

    Two women – adult film actress/director Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, and Playboy model Karen McDougal – say they had sexual relationships with Donald Trump and maintain their nondisclosure agreements are invalid. This has lined up some...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Employers can expect to see an increase in sexual harassment claims and complaints. Some may be exaggerated or involve actions that simply do not rise to the level of harassment. Some may be stale, years-old allegations that...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Companies Are Backing Off On Drug-Testing

    A Gallup poll last October found that 64 percent of Americans favor legalization of pot. That’s the most since Gallup first started asking the question back in 1969, when only 12 percent supported legalization. Drug tests costs...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • If The Rainmaker Is An Abuser

    The challenge of dealing with an abusive law firm rainmaker is that rainmakers are in high demand and about as mobile as they want to be. Nonetheless, firms must now “look within and confront the dilemma,” writes...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Employer Victories In Recent FCRA Class Actions

    The Fair Credit Reporting Act addresses the use of background checks by employers. It requires that before getting a background report, the employer must get the subject’s authorization and before.....

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Privilege Lost For “Underlying Documents” When Report Is Made Public

    When a school board released a lawyer’s report about alleged sexual assaults by members of a high school basketball team, it had no desire to release the interviews and communications that...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Popular “EPLI” Insurance Squeezing Out Smaller Employment Firms

    The era of employment litigation arguably began in the 1990’s, with the passage of laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Penalties for the losers in these cases can...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Retired Dominatrix Trains Execs On Harassment

    A women who was a professional dominatrix for 17 years has established a training center called “the Academy” in New York City. There she teaches clients, mostly women in professions like banking and marketing, how to ward...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Orrick’s Lawyering Factory Featured On NPR 

    The law firm Orrick is featured in the opening program of week-long National Public Radio special about the increasing use of contract labor in the U.S. economy. The series, called “The Rise of the Contract Workers,” begins...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Gender Bias Suit Hits Employment Firm Ogletree

    Ogletree Deakins, one of the nation’s largest labor and employment firms, has been sued for gender discrimination in a class action filed in the name of its female non-equity shareholders. The complaint alleges the firm has a ...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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