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And may it die quickly. The U.S. Department of Labor has taken formal regulatory action to rescind the Obama Administration's "Persuader Rule." The DOL has been enjoined from enforcing the rule since November 2016, but the latest action will presumably end it for Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisgood. Let's hope. David Phippen of our Washington DC Metro Office has the details in this Client Bulletin.

Mayor de Blasio ...

Lots going on in the Northeast these days!

Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisFrom Massachusetts, Connor Cobean of our Boston Office has a discussion of a state Superior Court decision that allows employees to sue for back wages and treble damages if their employers violate the Sunday blue laws. (Employers covered by the blue laws have to pay time and a half to non-exempt employees who work on Sunday.)

And the New York ...

Attention, New York employers! The Empire State (and the Big Apple) have enacted a Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisnumber of employment-related laws -- including minimum wage, family leave, freelance worker protections, and bathroom designations -- that have recently taken effect, or will take effect in the not-too-distant future. Anjanette Cabrera and Stephen Stecker from our New York City Office have an ...

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Gone, but never forgotten.

Image Credit: From flickr, Creative Commons license, by GlynLowe.com.

Welcome to our newest attorneys, who have joined us since our initial expansion in early March:

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We are booming!

Atlanta

In Atlanta, we welcome Tamika Nordstrom, Erica Mason, and Katie Kelley.

Fairfax-Metro Washington D.C.

Greetings and salutations to Theresa Connolly, who has joined our Fairfax-Metro Washington D.C. Office.

Kansas City

And we are delighted to have Evan ...

It has been a long time since we talked about the Family and Medical Leave Act, but a couple of interesting and noteworthy decisions came out this week from Way Out West.

Our first case, from a federal district court in Oregon, answered the following question:

Can an employer require a doctor's note every time an employee takes intermittent FMLA leave?

YES

NO

C'mon! Even if he's an abuser?

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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