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23 Jan 2015, 10:29 am by Brian Hall
Mike and Jamie will also discuss best practices for Executive Order 11246 AAPs covering minorities and females. [read post]
9 Jan 2018, 11:46 am by Bob Morgan
My colleague, Jamie LaPlante, was recently interviewed by the Bristol Herald Courier regarding a filing against Highlands Union Bank in the U.S. [read post]
10 Apr 2015, 7:45 am by Mike Underwood
By Mike Underwood In December, 2014, Jamie LaPlante wrote here about expanded obligations under the affirmative action laws that cover federal contractors and subcontractors. [read post]
24 Jul 2014, 7:51 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante On July 21, 2014, President Obama issued an executive order amending Executive Order 11246 by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes for federal contractors and subcontractors. [read post]
23 Jun 2014, 8:36 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante The Secretary of Labor announced proposed regulations raising the minimum wage for workers on federal contracts to $10.10 per hour. [read post]
30 Jul 2014, 10:29 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante There is some confusion in the employer community about the obligation to post a notice concerning union organizing rights. [read post]
23 Apr 2014, 8:21 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante Courts in the past, including in the Sixth Circuit (which includes Ohio), have held that telecommuting is not required as a reasonable accommodation because regular attendance at work on a predictable schedule is an essential function of almost all jobs (excepting those that are regularly done by all employees from a remote location). [read post]
25 Apr 2014, 9:46 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante In a widely publicized case, the EEOC obtained a $1.45 million settlement on behalf of female mortgage consultants in Columbus, Ohio who it alleges were subjected to a hostile work environment and denied lucrative sales leads and training opportunities. [read post]
3 Oct 2014, 12:24 pm by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante The Office of Federal Contacts Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been very busy changing the rules for federal contractors and subcontractors. [read post]
10 Jan 2013, 5:49 am
Sorta Maybe for Now by Jason Das Court Holds Veganism Could Plausibly be Held a Religious Belief by Jamie Laplante  . . . and about a million other bloggers.Image: Lettuce from Wikipedia under Creative Commons License. [read post]
22 Nov 2017, 5:57 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante In response to the nation’s opioid epidemic, the Department of Transportation (DOT) amended its testing program requirements to require inclusion of four semi-synthetic opioids, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone and oxymorphone, to the required drug testing panel. [read post]
4 May 2015, 9:39 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante We reported in February on a Department of Labor (DOL) rule permitting same sex partners who are legally married to take FMLA leave to care for their spouse, regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes same sex marriage (so long as they were legally married in a state that recognizes same sex marriage). [read post]
21 Jan 2015, 9:10 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante In last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama reemphasized that employment and labor reform are at the forefront of his current agenda. [read post]
18 Nov 2016, 5:31 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante After a hearing in the Eastern District of Texas on a lawsuit by 21 states to enjoin the Department of Labor’s scheduled increase of the minimum salary level for exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the federal judge hearing the case indicated that he will rule by Nov. 22, 2016. [read post]
17 Nov 2016, 8:46 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante After a hearing in the Eastern District of Texas on a lawsuit by 21 states to enjoin the Department of Labor’s scheduled increase of the minimum salary level for exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the federal judge hearing the case indicated that he will rule by Nov. 22, 2016. [read post]
5 Jun 2018, 10:42 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante A California federal court refused to dismiss a case against Uber alleging that its app did not offer accessible ride options even though the plaintiffs failed to even download the app. [read post]
27 Mar 2015, 10:38 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante We reported in February on a Department of Labor (DOL) rule permitting same sex partners who are legally married to take FMLA leave to care for their spouse, regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes same sex marriage (so long as they were legally married in a state that recognizes same sex marriage). [read post]
15 Jun 2015, 7:26 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently posted sample affirmative action plans (AAPs) for individuals with disabilities and veterans to its website, available here. [read post]
11 Dec 2015, 7:37 am by Jamie LaPlante
By Jamie LaPlante OFCCP has said that it will issue final rules in May 2016 requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to submit electronic pay data. [read post]
2 May 2008, 5:40 pm
- Ohio attorney Jamie LaPlante of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in the firm's Employer Law Report Trailer Lawyers demand sanctions for "scurrilous" allegations relating to Rigsby Trailer Summit - Portland lawyer David Rossmiller of Dunn Carney in the firm's Insurance Coverage Law Blog Central United class action information - Atlanta attorney Mark Zamora at the Trial Lawyer Resource Center 1929 redux? [read post]