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Friday, June 06, 2008

Week In Review (June 6, 2008)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“http://www.elinfonet.com/headcount.php?ID=13699”>Supreme Court Extends Retaliation Claims to More Employees (pdf).</A>
In its 2006 Burlington Northern decision, the U.S. Supreme Court adopted a relatively easy standard for stating a retaliation claim under Title VII. On May 27, 2008, it issued two decisions which, in effect, enable more employees to bring retaliation claims. Although the decisions come as no surprise, they highlight the increasing risk that employers face for retaliation claims.
Located On: Vedder Price

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >D.C. Passes the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008.</A>
Washington, D.C. has become the second city, after San Francisco, to pass a law that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to all employees. After significant amendment including input from the employer community, the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 was passed by the D.C. Council in March. Following approval by Mayor Adrian Fenty and a 30-day review process by Congress, the Act was approved on May 13, 2008. Effective November 13, 2008, mandatory sick leave provisions will apply to even the smallest employers.
Located On: Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Most Popular Headlines

<a TARGET=“_blank”]Bosses: Interview etiquette eroding[/url]
Courier Post Online - July 02, 2008

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 06/06 at 08:55 AM
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