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Federal Age Discrimination Laws Apply to All Local and State Governments, Regardless of Size

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously clarified that the Age Discrimination […]

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Part-time Work from Home during FMLA Leave

One of the issues in D’Onofrio v. Vacation Publications, Incorporated, 888 F.3d 197 (5th Cir. […]

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When Is a Transfer an Adverse Employment Action?

This was one of the questions faced by the court in Rayborn v. Bossier Parish […]

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Can a Performance Evaluation Constitute Retaliation?

An adverse employment action, as a prerequisite for a viable retaliation claim, does not have […]

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Minimizing Liability When Discharging An Employee

Meeting with an employee to notify them of their termination can be fraught with potential […]

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5th Circuit Upholds Employer’s Class Action Waiver

Convergys Corporation v. National Labor Relations Board, 866 F.3d 635 (5th Cir. 2017), arose out […]

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At What Point Should Employee Discharge Be Considered?

A number of factors play into whether a particular employee should be terminated from employment. […]

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ADA Plaintiff Must Make Disability Related Limitations Known to Employer

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently discussed one of the three required elements of […]

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What Goes In A Discipline/Discharge Letter?

Employers should keep a written record of all discipline given to employees in the individual […]

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Evaluating Employee Performance While Mitigating Liability

Employee performance reviews can be uncomfortable, often even more so than issuing discipline to an […]

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