Labor & Employment News: 2009, Issue 1

January 30, 2009 Labor & Employment News
  • "Employee Free Forced Choice Act" Moves Front and Center in Congress -- Get Involved Now !!
  • Other Pending Legislation
  • Fifth Circuit Increases the Threat of Punitive Damages in Discrimination Cases
  • Summary Judgments Largely Eliminated under the New ADA Amendments
  • Minnesota Adopts Federal Ellerth-Faragher Standards for Imposing Liability on Employer for Supervisory Sexual Harassment
  • A New Wave of FLSA Claims: Employees Using BlackBerrys from Home for Work-Related Purposes
  • Progressive Disciplinary Policies Need to Be Discretionary