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The Checkoff

February 2016

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E-Updates Publications

  • May 2016 E-Update

    Date Published: 05/11/2016
    Summary: "Quigg: The Demise of McDonnell Douglas in Mixed-Motive Discrimination Cases"
  • March 2016 E-Update

    Date Published: 03/31/2016
    Summary: "Eleventh Circuit: Failure to Follow Progressive Discipline Policy is Circumstantial Evidence of Discrimination"
  • January 2016 E-Update

    Date Published: 01/26/2016
    Summary: "U.S. Supreme Court: ERISA Plan Not Entitled to Seek Reimbursement From Participant’s General Assets Under Plan Subrogation Provisions"
  • September 2015 E-Update

    Date Published: 09/08/2015
    Summary: "New Law Gives Employers Leverage Against Employees Who Take Company Data and Computer Files Without Authorization"
  • July 2015 E-Update

    Date Published: 07/23/2015
    Summary: "EEOC Rules That Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Prohibited Sex Discrimination Under Title VII"
  • June 2015 E-Update

    Date Published: 06/17/2015
    Summary: "Recent Employment Decisions Regarding Package Delivery Workers"
  • April 2015 E-Update

    Date Published: 04/01/2015
    Summary: "Florida DCAs Split on Whether Employees Are Required Under Private
    Sector Whistleblower’s Act to Prove an Actual Violation of the Law"
  • January 2015 E-Update

    Date Published: 01/15/2015
    Summary: "Security Screening Time Held Noncompensable Under the FLSA"
  • October 2014 E-Update

    Date Published: 10/30/2014
    Summary: "Eleventh Circuit: First Amendment Does Not Protect Speech That Implicitly Encourages Retaliatory Harassment By Coworker"
  • June 2014 E-Update

    Date Published: 06/19/2014
    Summary: "Eleventh Circuit Interprets 'Prospective Rights' Under the FMLA"
  • February 2014 E-Update

    Date Published: 03/03/2014
    Summary: "Employee’s Signature Can Bind Company to Collective Bargaining Agreement When Company President Refuses to Sign"
  • January 2014 E-Update

    Date Published: 01/30/2014
    Summary: "U.S. Supreme Court: Donning and Doffing of Protective Gear is 'Changing Clothes' Under FLSA"
  • November 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 11/22/2013
    Summary: "Facebook and the Limits on Government Employee Free Speech."
  • October 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 10/23/2013
    Summary: "Eleventh Circuit Further Undermines Defense Strategy of Avoiding Attorneys’ Fees in FLSA Cases by Tendering Full Relief"
  • July 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 07/18/2013
    Summary: “Supreme Court Sets Heightened Standard for Proving Retaliation Claims”
  • June 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 06/21/2013
    Summary: "Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Certifying Class Actions"
  • May 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 05/20/2013
    Summary: "Federal Appeals Court Strikes NLRB’s Notice Posting Rule"
  • April 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 04/01/2013
    Summary: "Award of Front Pay in FMLA Case Too Speculative Where Employee Never Worked in New Position and Employer Substantially Changed its Operations"
  • March 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 03/01/2013
    Summary: "Eleventh Circuit Holds Liquidated Damages are not Mandatory in FLSA Retaliation Cases"
  • February 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 02/01/2013
    Summary: "Facebook Comments by Employees Addressing Colleague’s Criticism of Their Work Performance: Protected, Concerted Activity or Group Griping?"
  • January 2013 E-Update

    Date Published: 01/01/2013
    Summary: "Florida Supreme Court: Proposal for Settlement Statute Does Not Apply to an Action for Both Damages and Equitable Relief" & "Class Action Waivers in FSLA Cases Upheld by Eighth Circuit"
  • November 2012 E-Update

    Date Published: 11/01/2012
    Summary: "Yes, Employees May (Sometimes) be Fired for Incriminating Facebook Posts" & "Written Policy for Reporting Time Saves Employer From FLSA Liability"