July 19, 2017
Employees sometimes think taking FMLA leave insulates them from an adverse employment action. Not so, as a couple of recent cases make clear.
July 19, 2017
It’s a bad ideafor lawyers to threaten to call immigration authorities to gain advantage overanother party. In 1995, plaintiff JoseArnulfo Arias went to work as a milker for Angelo Dairy. Three Angelos ownedand operated the dairy: Luis, Maria, and...
July 18, 2017
US Citizenship and Immigration Services released a revised versionof Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification on July 17, 2017. On September18, 2017, employers must use the revised form with a revision date of 07/17/17N. USCIS revised the Form I-9...
June 15, 2017
General Mills announced it was terminating about 850 employees. Thirty-three employees who signed releases sued and requested a declaratory judgment that the releases were not “knowing and voluntary.” They also brought collective and individual ADEA claims.
May 18, 2017
Allways East Transportation, Inc., 365 NLRB No. 71 (2017) is a recent case which provides a good discussion of labor law successorship issues.
May 12, 2017
Charles Petrunak was a pyrotechnician who was the sole owner of Abyss Special FX, Inc., a pyrotechnic and aerial fireworks company.
March 1, 2017
In Banner Health System, 362 NLRB No. 137 (2015), a majority of the NLRB Panel found that Human Resources Consultant JoAnn Odell unlawfully requested employees who were involved in a workplace investigation not to discuss the matter with their coworkers while the investigation was ongoing...
January 16, 2017
DavidLewisbey was a Chicago-based gunrunner who used a fake Indiana I.D. to buy gunsat Indiana gun shows. He then broughtthe guns back to Illinois to sell. He attracted the attention of lawenforcement when he bragged about his gunrunning exploits on...