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


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...


Communication Breakdown in the Workplace


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.   


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


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...

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Houston Partner Prevails in 3-Day Breach of Contract Trial

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Dallas Partners Presenting on Emerging Risks to IIAD


Interviewing Tips and Tricks


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...