Labor & Employment News: 2008, Issue 3

September 1, 2008 Labor & Employment News
  • U.S. Supreme Court Holds Employers Bear the Burden of Production and Proof on ADEA RFOA Defense
  • U.S. Congress and President Bush Pass Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
  • A New Wave of FLSA Claims: Employees Using BlackBerrys from Home for Work-Related Purposes
  • Filing a Claim with the EEOC within 300 Days but Outside 180 Days Does not Satisfy the Texas Labor Code
  • Quick Tips
  • Supreme Court Affirms Alternative Retaliation Remedy
  • Electronic Newsletters
  • Save the Date -- Third Annual Labor & Employment Seminar October 1, 2008

Firm Highlights



Individual Coverage HRA. What is it? What are the benefits and drawbacks? What companies are a good fit for ICHRAs versus group health plans? Kevin talks with Matt Hollister, President and CEO of Business...


COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates


U.S. Supreme Court Settles Issue of Title VII Protections for LGBTQ+ Employees

Headshot of Stephanie Rojo

Thompson Coe Saves Client $100Ks in Damages After 3-Day Trial


The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...


Supreme Court Reaffirms and Clarifies Ministerial Exception to Employment Discrimination Laws Under First Amendment’s Religion Clause


The Tale of OCS and the Coronavirus

How has Opportunity Community Services survived during this pandemic and Phase 1? Rose Kukwa of Opportunity Community Services and Dennis Van Norman with Van Norman & Associates share their experience.  Rose and her team...


The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 1

News Item

Five Austin Partners Voted As "Top Austin Attorneys 2020"


The Importance of Strategic Transitions

Transitions versus change, what’s the destination and why is this important for a business?  Kevin talks with Gwen Gierke from Gierke Jungbauer on how they help to manage transitions. Transition happens in three stages: the ending, the neutral zone, and...