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Discrimination complaint sufficient to proceed (8063)

In a decision handed down last week, Judge Guido Calabresi found plaintiff’s complaint adequate to sustain a discrimination and retaliation suit against her former employer, vacating in part and remanding in part the ruling in Gregory v. Daly, 78 F. ...

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U.S. Supreme Court clarifies Fed. Arbitration Act

In a decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court last week, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is now obliged to interpret the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to exempt only transportation workers, thus reversing the judgment in ...

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U.S. Supreme Court clarifies Fed. Arbitration Act (8048)

In a decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court last week, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is now obliged to interpret the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to exempt only transportation workers, thus reversing the judgment in ...

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Two courts rule on severance pay issues

Two recent cases concerning what happens on termination of employment are of significance to employers and employees alike. The first deals with what an employee can expect an employer to pay when employment is severed. The second deals with what ...

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Two courts rule on severance pay issues (8010)

Two recent cases concerning what happens on termination of employment are of significance to employers and employees alike. The first deals with what an employee can expect an employer to pay when employment is severed. The second deals with what ...

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Man awarded $750,000 for work-related injuries

A man injured in a construction accident received $750,000 in a settlement last week.Wayne Sponholz, a heating and air-conditioning technician, fell 15 ft. when a wooden staircase collapsed underneath him. Sponholz suffered a disabling hip injury and is unable to ...

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Briefs: Supreme Court rules on deportation issues+

Cases scheduled for argument before the U.S. Supreme Court between February 20-28 include some of the following issues:Immigration/DeportationPetitioner-appellee was born in Germany in a displaced persons camp following World War II. He came to America with his family, but did ...

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Man awarded $750,000 for work-related injuries (7932)

A man injured in a construction accident received $750,000 in a settlement last week.Wayne Sponholz, a heating and air-conditioning technician, fell 15 ft. when a wooden staircase collapsed underneath him. Sponholz suffered a disabling hip injury and is unable to ...

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Briefs: Supreme Court rules on deportation issues+ (7934)

Cases scheduled for argument before the U.S. Supreme Court between February 20-28 include some of the following issues:Immigration/DeportationPetitioner-appellee was born in Germany in a displaced persons camp following World War II. He came to America with his family, but did ...

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