Labor & Employment News: Volume 7, Issue 4

October 9, 2006 Labor & Employment News
  • U.S. Supreme Court's Retaliation Ruling Touted as Major Victory for Employees
  • DOL's Advisory Memorandum on Donning and Doffing Specialized Gear
  • Texas Supreme Court Strengthens Probable Cause Presumption for Employers in Malicious Prosecution Cases
  • Piggybacking Employment Discrimination Claims
  • OFCCP Issues New Standards and Self-Evaluation Guidelines for Evaluating Discriminatory Compensation Practices.
  • September 30th Deadline: Has Your Company Filed its Annual EEO-1 Report?
  • Only Willful Absences or Tardiness Deductions Allowed with Fluctuating Workweek
  • Seniority System Prevails Over Requested ADA Accommodation
  • Minor Changes to Returning Employee's Job Duties Do Not Violate FMLA
  • Employers Have Duty to Monitor Employees' Electronic Communications to Prevent Harm to Third Parties

Firm Highlights


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


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...

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Thompson Coe Welcomes Partners Kenya Bodden and Patrick Kelly


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

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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...


COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates


The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 1



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...


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


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...