Posts tagged Merry Christmas.

Happy holidays, with an employment law twist.

We're on holidays/vacation until the new year and will not have any posts next week. We'll be back after New Year's.

My apologies to Clement Clarke Moore. Happy holidays!

We're on holidays/vacation until the new year and will not have any posts this Friday or the following Friday, December 30. There may be exceptions for breaking employment-related news, assuming there is any. But we'll try not to have any. You've been through enough this year.

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Much nicer than a test pattern, don't you think?

We wish you and your loved ones a very happy holiday season. Thank ...

Partridge in a Pear Tree on Black With Room for TextOn the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

a new set of burdensome regs.

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Two bias suits,

And a new set of burdensome regs.

 

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Three comp claims,

Two bias suits,

And a new set of burdensome regs.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Four bathroom bills,

Three comp ...

This has been a weird year for me. (And, no, I'm not even thinking about the election!) But ITurkeyDrawing.flickrCC.LovelornPoets have much to be thankful for, and I hope you do, too.

BREAKING THING TO BE THANKFUL FOR: Yesterday evening, the U.S. Department of Labor's new rule governing white-collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act was struck down by a federal judge in Texas. I'll have more on the decision ...

UPDATE (April 1): Here's the latest challenge, filed today in federal court in Texas.

UPDATE UPDATE (4:36 P.M. EDT, 3/31/16): Now a second lawsuit has been filed, in federal court in Minnesota.

UPDATE (Approx. 8 A.M. EDT, 3/31/16): Boom! Here is what we believe is the first lawsuit challenging the rule, filed yesterday in federal court in Arkansas. The plaintiffs include trade ...

Our Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this evening (we actually opened on February 8, 1991, but we're celebrating tonight). Neil Wasser, chair of our Executive Committee, is coming in from Atlanta to join us for dinner. I can't let the day pass without wishing a very happy silver anniversary to my Winston-Salem colleagues:

Randy

Our fearless ...

NOTE FROM ROBIN: Only a few weeks after opening a new office in Miami, Florida, our firm has opened yet another new office -- this time, in Los Angeles-Century City. The following was sent by the firm to our clients earlier today. Welcome to our new attorneys Ken, Steve, Dave, Jennifer, and Fabian, and congratulations to new partners Heather, Angela, and Megan! 

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Ken Sulzer

Our 70th ...

Oh, you better watch out! A lot of employers have been naughty. I checked the court dockets, and would you believe all of these employment lawsuits filed in the week before Christmas! Santa Claus.flickr.Vanessa Pike-RussellCC

Cratchit v. Scrooge & Marley (Madison Co. (London) OH Ct. of Common Pleas). Plaintiff asserts claims against employer under Americans with Disabilities Act, contending he was harassed and ...

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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