Why `jury' is a four letter word
- Supervisor can't make up his mind about why employee was fired. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;10/7/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 154, p4
The article discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals case Loudermilk v. Best Pallet Co. which deals with changing explanations of a company for the termination of one of its employees.
- If angry employee announces, 'I quit!' tell him you accept his resignation. // HR Specialist: Employment Law;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p2
The article looks into the decision of the U.S. 6th District Court in the case, Sander v. Gray Television, on handling of rescinded resignations.
- Avoid legal pitfalls in pre-employment interview. Selby, Myra // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/14/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 45, p33
Focuses on strategies for avoiding risks to lawsuits in pre-employment interviews. Guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Benefits of using preformatted questions and checklists; Importance of expanding information on the applicant.
- Flippin out for flippin' off his flippin' boss. He's not flippin' happy. Greenwald, Judy; Roberts, Sally; Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;3/12/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p35
The article reports on the ruling by the California Court of Appeal on the case Kenneth Flippin versus Los Angeles City Board of Civil Service Commissioners. The court has ruled that Flippin, a Department of Water and Power employee who was caught napping in a hammock suspended under his...
- Ford settles 2 age-bias lawsuits. // Automotive News;12/24/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5963, p29
Reports the settlement of two class-action discrimination suits filed by the middle managers of Ford Motor Co. in the United States. Complaints on age discrimination reflected in performance reviews; Dismissal of race and gender discrimination by the plaintiffs; Amount of the settlement.
- Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., 131 S.Ct. 1325 (2011). // Benefits Quarterly;2011 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p51
The article reports on a court case in the U.S. in which an employee of Saint-Gobain Corp. brought an antiretaliation suit against the company under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), alleging that he was terminated in retaliation for an oral complaint he made to his employer.
- Staub v. Proctor Hospital, 131 S.Ct. 1186 (2011). // Benefits Quarterly;2011 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p51
The article reports on a court case in the U.S. in which a member of the U.S. Army Reserve alleged that he was terminated in violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).
- Gelumbaukskas v. USG Corp. Ret. Plan Pension & Investment Committee, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48347 (D.Md. 2010). // Benefits Quarterly;2011 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p53
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff never received a full and fair review of the initial claim denial. The plaintiff filed an application for disability benefits with USG Corp. under his employee disability plan on May 1, 2008. In its judgment, the court held that the...
- Federal Powers and the Eleventh Amendment: Attorneys' Fees in Private Suits Against the State. Nagata, Ernest A. // California Law Review;Sep75, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p1167
Examines alternative bases of federal power to award attorney's fees in private suits against states or state officials in the U.S. Scope of federal judicial powers under eleventh amendment; Assessment of nonstatutory fee awards against state officials; Scope of congressional powers under the...