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In a recent case that should give pause to employers,  the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Linkletter v. Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc… 896 more words


Sterling Jewelers, Inc. Target of 69,000-person Class Action

We have all heard the slogan “Every kiss begins with Kay”. In light of the substantial class action lawsuit filed against the parent company of Kay Jewelers and Jared Jewelry citing unwanted sexual advances and wage and promotion… 543 more words

Rooms to Go Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case for $55,000

RTG Furniture Corp. of Georgia, the corporation operating numerous Rooms to Go furniture stores across the United States, has settled a pregnancy discrimination case for $55,000. 439 more words

Labor And Employment

California Public Records Act Applies to Private Accounts

March 2017
Number 11

Emails, text messages and other written communications sent to or from a public official’s private account may be subject to disclosure under the California Public Records Act (CPRA), the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in a highly anticipated decision published on March 2, 2017. 1,025 more words

Facilities And Business

Wage Cut of Texas Dish Network Employees Deemed Illegal

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative law judge has found that Dish Network violated Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in a case involving two Texas facilities. 298 more words

Recent Updates

Broker not Liable in Fraudulent Policy Scheme because it hadn't Placed the Policies

In M.G. Skinner & Associates Insurance Agency, Inc. v. Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., No. 15-2290, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 63 (7th Cir. Jan. 4, 2017), the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s ruling that Norman-Spencer Agency Inc., an insurance broker, could not be held liable for negligence or breach of fiduciary duty for its role, or lack thereof, in placing what eventually turned out to be fraudulent commercial property policies because it did not owe a duty of care to either of the plaintiffs under both an Illinois statute and common law. 700 more words


Michele Whitham Interview

Title: Owner

Company: Whitham Law

Location: Medford, MA

Ms. Whitham provides legal representation in the areas of business, energy and environmental, health care law, intellectual property, international litigation and arbitration, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and development, and regulatory and government strategies. 30 more words