June 14, 2017

A holiday in greece cuts 2017 growth forecast

ATHENS (Reuters) – A holiday in greece cut its 2017 growth forecast to at least one.8 percent from 2.7 %, based on a mid-term budget plan unveiled late on Saturday, driven by uncertainty brought on by delays in concluding the most recent overview of bailout reforms. A holiday in greece and it is foreign creditors […]

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May 28, 2017

Oil soars in Asia on Saudi, Russian comments on crude cut extension

Investing.com – Crude prices rallied dramatically after Saudi Arabia and Russia stated they decided on the necessity to extend output cuts into March the coming year and despite less strong than seen China industrial output for April so that as North Korea rattled markets having a statement its latest missile test in the weekend was […]

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May 15, 2017

Employment Discrimination Complaintant Cannot Change Legal Theories at Trial

Employment Discrimination Complaintant Cannot Change Legal Theories at Trial In Rosenfeld v. Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, Corporation., the 2nd Appellate District held that the complaintant whose pleadings alleged intentional employment discrimination couldn’t assert a disparate impact theory the very first time at trial. The situation highlights the excellence between “disparate treatment” and “disparate impact” […]

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May 14, 2017

SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy Burden

SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy Burden This installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog looks at the Class Action Fairness Act’s amount in controversy requirement and this week’s Supreme Court decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Company, LLC v. Owens in which the Court resolved a circuit split, but not without controversy. […]

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May 12, 2017

U.S. Top Court Listens to Argument On Compensability Of Your Time Spent By Employees Undergoing Publish-Shift Security Checks

U.S. Top Court Listens to Argument On Compensability Of Your Time Spent By Employees Undergoing Publish-Shift Security Checks In Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk, the U . s . States Top Court heard dental argument lately inside a class action lawsuit situation regarding whether employees assigned by their employer to operate in an Amazon . […]

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May 12, 2017

Two County Fracking Prohibitions Succeed While One Fails: Exactly what the Voting Leads to Santa Barbara, San Benito, and Mendocino Counties Mean for that Oil & Gas Industry in California

Two County Fracking Prohibitions Succeed While One Fails: Exactly what the Voting Leads to Santa Barbara, San Benito, and Mendocino Counties Mean for that Oil & Gas Industry in California On Election Day, Tuesday, November. 4, three counties in California presented voters with measures to ban hydraulic fracturing along with other types of intensive gas […]

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May 12, 2017

Old Facebook Comments Justified Dismissal

Old Facebook Comments Justified Dismissal In British Waterways Board v Smith UKEATS/0004/15/SM, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) examined whether an employer acted lawfully when dismissing an employee for gross misconduct due to remarks he had made on Facebook two years earlier. Mr Smith was employed as a manual worker for British Waterways (BW). In 2013, […]

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May 11, 2017

ninth Circuit Approves Neutral Rounding of your time

ninth Circuit Approves Neutral Rounding of your time Should you read one factor… In Corbin v. Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership, the Ninth Circuit held that both federal and California law permit employer to round employees’ time punches towards the nearest fifteen minutes (or smaller sized increment). A legal court confirmed that analysis of the rounding […]

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May 11, 2017

Healthcare Privacy – 2013 Year in Review

Healthcare Privacy – 2013 Year in Review On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published the long-awaited HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule (Final Rule), which includes the most sweeping changes to HIPAA since the Privacy and Security Rules were released. Under the Final Rule, business […]

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