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Appellate court upholds removal of supervisors for sexually harassing their subordinates

Nov 2, 2016 By: Sandra Johnson

Two recent unreported Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decisions illustrate the challenges of combating sexual harassment in the workplace.

New York top court upholds dismissal of ‘champerty’ suit

Nov 1, 2016 By: Peter Hamner

New York state’s highest court has declined to revive a lawsuit brought by a company that purchased investment notes allegedly for the

Gender-specific bathroom ban for transgender police officer lands school employer in hot water

Nov 1, 2016 By: Sandra Johnson

Employers face increasing challenges in navigating the legal landscape to avoid claims of sex discrimination as it relates to bathroom access for their transgender employees.

DOJ, FTC warn HR professionals on ‘naked’ wage fixing, no-poach pacts

Oct 29, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

The Justice Department has announced it will criminally investigate companies that enter into agreements to fix employee compensation or pledge not to

IP geolocater that targeted couple’s farm cannot escape privacy suit

Oct 28, 2016 By: Dan Ostrach

A Kansas couple can proceed with their federal lawsuit alleging an IP geolocation company wreaked havoc on their lives by identifying their

Companies in various industries feel Hurricane Matthew’s impact

Oct 26, 2016 By: Cory Hester

Hurricane Matthew, which pounded the U.S. southeastern coast in early October, adversely impacted companies across various industries, according to recent filings with

Supreme Court to hear qualified immunity case over 9/11 detentions

Oct 26, 2016 By: Phyllis Skupien

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a ruling that exposes senior federal officials to suits for tort damages for their detention of non-citizens after the 9/11 attacks.

FOIA suit against FBI seeks Black Lives Matter surveillance

Oct 25, 2016 By: Melissa Sachs

Two nonprofit groups have sued the U.S. government in New York federal court, seeking public records about the monitoring and surveillance of public protests concerning Black Lives Matter, racial inequalities, police violence and criminal justice.

Startup Lawyering 2.0

Oct 24, 2016 By: Joe Green

A new paper describes the day-to-day work of lawyers who advise startup companies, and provides an overview of what distinguishes the practice of startup lawyers from the practice of other types of corporate lawyers.

Insurers exit from rural ACA plans: Is a reversal possible?

Oct 20, 2016 By: Deborah Dorman-Rodriguez

Aetna’s August announcement that it will exit the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, commonly known as the “exchanges,” in 11 states for the