Labor & Employment News: Volume 2012, Issue 2

August 7, 2012 Labor & Employment News
  • To What Extent Can Employers Attempt To Regulate Employees’ Off-Duty/Private Conduct?
  • “Non-Subscribing” Texas Healthcare Providers Gain Added Protections Against Employee Injury Claims
  • Tidbits
  • EEOC Holds Employer Violated ADA Confidentiality Provision When It Produced Employee Medical Records In Response To State Court Subpoena
  • U.S. Supreme Court Holds First Amendment Trumps Anti-Discrimination Laws
  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Sales Position As Exempt
  • At Least In California, No Duty To Ensure Employees Do Not Work During Meal Periods
  • Thompson Coe Labor & Employment Attorneys

Firm Highlights


Paid Sick and Safe Leave

When you think of Texas do you think of mandatory paid time off laws? How would Paid Sick and Safe Leave affect your HR policies? Join Kevin and Erin McNamara as they discuss this...


Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Unlawful? Supreme Court to Decide!

Listen to HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Stephanie Rojo discuss sexual orientation discrimination and transgender discrimination issues and the exciting cases before the Supreme Court.  Will SCOTUS find that federal law protects employees and...


ADA Accommodations that Come with Fur and a Tail

Boa constrictors in the workplace?  Do we have to accommodate all employee pets?  Join HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Laura Alaniz for a fun and informative discussion on pets in the workplace.   


Flextime in the Workplace

Is flextime right for your office? How do you keep confidential information confidential when employees are working off site? Listen as Kevin Mosher talks to Bill Kelly, HR Director of Vinco, Inc., about piloting...


Fifth Circuit Decision Secured In Civil Rights Case

Dallas partner John Ross, obtained a favorable decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of his clients, El Paso Hospital District and two of its nurses, on civil rights, constitutional, and...


The Trifecta: ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation

A look into ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation from both the HR and Risk Management side. How do they work together? Listen as Kevin and Senior Risk Manager of Patterson Companies, Maggie Hobbs discuss...


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