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EEOC Loses In CVS Severance Agreement Case

EEOC Loses CVS Severance Agreement Battle

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. terminated a store manager and offered her a severance agreement, which included a broad release of waivable claims including claims under Title…



Judge Strikes Down Pittsburgh Paid Sick Leave Law

Court Strikes Down Pittsburgh Paid Sick Leave Law

Paid sick leave remains a hot topic.  Thirteen states – California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin…


Employers Must Pay For Short Rest Breaks

Employers Must Pay For Short Rest Breaks

California employers have long struggled with litigation regarding meal and rest periods; however, a recent case from Pennsylvania reveals they are not alone.  A Pennsylvania…








2016 Minimum Wage Increases

2016 Minimum Wage Increases

Employers must be aware of a number of minimum wage changes at the federal, state, and local levels this year. While the federal minimum wage…


Decision In DirecTV Case Benefits Employers

Decision In DirecTV Case Benefits Employers

The United States Supreme Court on Monday, December 14, 2015 ruled that dissatisfied customers of DirecTV could not band together in a class action and…




Temporary Workers Can Sue For Discrimination

Temporary Workers Can Sue For Discrimination

The Third Circuit has opened the door for temporary workers to bring discrimination actions against the companies in which they are temporarily placed. The Court…







Colorado-vacation-policy

Colorado Employers Vacation Policy

On October 19, 2015, Colorado’s Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Labor (CDLE) issued new answers to Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) concerning the state’s…


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Illinois’ Medical Cannabis Pilot Program

As of November 9, 2015, medical marijuana dispensaries are opening their doors in Illinois and processing patients who will be the first recipients of the…






















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Can Employers be Sued for Paid Suspensions?

A federal appellate court on the East Coast recently rejected a claim that an employer engaged in unlawful discrimination by suspending an employee with pay…