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Employer Reports 2004

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 18 - December 30, 2004

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds that Policy Requiring Female Employees to Wear Makeup is NOT Discriminatory Under Title VII

DOL Modifies Child Labor Rules

EEOC Provides Restaurants and Other Food Service Employers Information on ADA Compliance

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 17 - November 19, 2004

President Signs American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 Into Law Eliminating Double Taxation of Attorney’s Fees in Employment Cases

OSHA’s Enforcement of Whistleblower Claims Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 16 - October 20, 2004

Nevada Law Affords Employees with Limited Rights to Time Off for Voting

House Bill Would Outlaw Union Card Check Agreements

Congress Allows Employment Discrimination Litigants to Take a Full Tax Deduction for Attorney’s Fees Which May in Turn Foster Lower Settlement Costs for Employers

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 15 - October 11, 2004

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Draft Regulations for Law that Safeguards Guard and Reserve Members’ Jobs and Benefits

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 14 - September 30, 2004

Open-Ended Suspensions Pending Investigations Could Violate New State Labor Regulations

Evidence of an Employee Having Filed a Harassment Complaint Years Before Any Alleged Retaliation Can Be Enough of a Causal Link for an Employee to Pursue a Retaliation Claim Under Title VII

Requiring an Employee to Choose Between Working and Caring for His Children Supports a Finding of Constructive Discharge Under the National Labor Relations Act

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 13 - September 8, 2004

Kamer Zucker & Abbott 2004 Wage and Hour Update Set for September 23, 2004

Necessary Policies Under New Wage and Hour Regulations

“At-will” Employers Can Still Be Held Liable for Fraudulent Inducement of Contract Claims

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 12 - August 10, 2004

Nevada Labor Commissioner Issues New Regulations

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 11 - August 4, 2004

Do You Want to Learn More About New Federal and State Wage & Hour Changes?

Ninth Circuit Court Holds that Forcing Employees to File Grievances to Redress Disparate Treatment Constitutes Unlawful Discrimination

Nevada Supreme Court Upholds Written Contract for a “Perpetual” Duration

Utah’s Highest Court Upholds Employer’s Policy Preventing the Carrying or Possession of Firearms on Company Property

EEOC Issues Bulletin on How to Handle Applicants and Employees with Epilepsy

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 10 - June 16, 2004

A Divided NLRB Overrules Prior Caselaw and Holds that Employees in a Non-Unionized Workplace Are NOT Entitled to Representation at a Disciplinary Interview

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 9 - June 14, 2004

U.S. Supreme Court Addresses Whether Constructive Discharge Constitutes a Tangible Employment Action in Supervisior Sexual Harassment Cases

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 8 - June 8, 2004

Ninth Circuit Rules Certain Pre-Shift and Post-Shift Activities Compensable Under FLSA & Employers Unable to Credit Paid Meal Periods for Such Activities

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 7 - May 25, 2004

Don’t Miss and Opportunity to Change Your Arbitration Panel!

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 6 - May 3, 2004

Supreme Court Provides More Time for a Plaintiff to Bring Race Discrimination Claims Under § 1981

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 5 - April 21, 2004

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Significantly Scaled Back Regulations to Take Effect in 120 Days

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 4 - April 15, 2004

Ninth Circuit Court Prohibits Employer from Asking about Former Employees’ Immigration Status During Discovery in a National Origin Discrimination Case

Nevada Supreme Court Rules that Employers Cannot Assign Noncompete Agreement Absent Employee Consent and Independent Consideration

Ninth Circuit Court Applies Single Employer Test to Hold Company Liable Under the WARN Act

Nevada Supreme Court Holds that Justice Court’s Denial of Jury Trial to Parties in Civil Litigation with Amounts in Dispute of $5,000 or Less Violates the State’s Constitution

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 3 - April 5, 2004

Nevada Supreme Court Holds that Employees Do NOT Automatically Revert to At-Will Employment After the Expiration of an Employment Contract

National Academy of Arbitrators to Hold Arbitration Advocacy Training Program at the Rio Hotel & Casino on May 24, 2004

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 2 - March 31, 2004

Supreme Court Rejects Reverse Age Discrimination Theory Under the ADEA

Despite a Reversal and Remand from the Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court Finds that an Employee Who Was Forced to Resign After Testing Positive for Cocaine Can Proceed to Trial Under a Failure to Hire Claim Under the ADA

New Amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act Loosens Restrictions on Employers’ Use of Third Party Investigators

KZA Employer Report - Volume 3, Issue 1 - January 15, 2004

Ninth Circuit Rejects Employee's One-sided Demands for Religious Accomidation as an Undue Hardship

$800,000 Verdict Taken Away from Employer Faced with a Sympathy Strike

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