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Schwan’s Wins Disability Discrimination Suit

by Katherine Tracy The Tenth Circuit  issued a decision last week in a disability discrimination suit (Hawkins v. Schwan's Home Service, Inc, 2015 WL 690397, No. 13–6149 (10th Cir. Feb. 19, 2015)) filed by a former supervisor. At the district...

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OSHA’s New Reporting Requirements Are In Effect

By Katherine Tracy As of January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's ("OSHA") new reporting rules went into effect. The new rules require employers to contact OSHA within 24 hours of any in-patient hospitalizations, amputations,...

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President Obama to Sign Executive Order Protecting Gay Rights

By Katherine Tracy Do you work for or own a company that does business with the federal government? If so, a new Executive Order President Obama intends to sign may impact you. Currently, federal and state laws prohibit employers of a certain size...

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“Document Abuse” Could Cost You $75,000.00

by Katherine Tracy Master Klean Janitorial, a company based in Denver, Colorado, has learned the expensive way that requiring certain employees to provide more documentation than necessary to establish employment eligibility could cost you. Today,...

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Technological Advances May Make Telecommuting A Reasonable Accommodation Under The ADA

by Katherine Tracy On April 22, 2014, the Sixth Circuit held that telecommuting may be a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company. In Ford Motor, the employee...

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Results of Northwestern University Football Players’ Historic Vote May Never Be Known

by Katherine Tracy The football players at Northwestern University engaged in an historic vote on April 25, 2014 – whether the players should unionize. The vote was made possible by a decision by Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board that...

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Timing Is Everything With Requests for Admission

by Katherine Tracy The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, recently considered the affect of serving premature requests for admission under Missouri Rule 59.01 in Lane House Construction, Inc. v. Ogrowsky, No. ED99897. In a case of first impression...

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Supreme Court Holds Severance Payments Are Taxable

by Katherine Tracy The United States Supreme Court issued an important ruling on March 25, 2014 holding severance payments are taxable wages for FICA purposes. United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., No. 12–1408, 2014 WL 1168968. As background, to...

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