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Preventive Strategies Third Quarter 2015

  • August 10, 2015

A bulletin on employment, labor, benefits and immigration law for employers.

Table of Contents:

Supreme Court Round-Up

  • Term Ends with Decisions Affecting Major Areas of Workplace Law and Practice
  • Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide Simplifies Compliance with Spousal Rights
  • Validation of ACA Subsidies under State Exchanges Signals Importance of Readiness for Upcoming Reporting Requirements
  • Applicant can Prevail on Discrimination Claim by Showing Failure to Hire was Motivated by Need for Accommodation
  • ERISA Fiduciaries have Ongoing Duty to Monitor Trust Investments
  • Courts are Assured Role in Reviewing EEOC’s Conciliation Obligations
  • Addressing Agency Interpretative Reversals, Supreme Court Finds DOL Acted Lawfully
  • Compensable Time Does Not Include Security Screenings of Warehouse Workers
  • Giving Broad Protection to Whistleblowers over Leak of Sensitive Security Information, Supreme Court Follows Judicial Trend
  • Divided Court Eases Employers’ Burden of Removal of Class Actions to Federal Court
  • Long-Standing Presumption of Vesting of Retiree Health Benefits under Some Union Contracts is Defeated

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