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Employee alleges unlawful retaliation after reporting the unauthorized use of a State computer database by another employee

Employee alleges unlawful retaliation after reporting the unauthorized use of a State computer database by another employeeGorman v Rensselaer County et al, USCA Second Circuit, No.17-1120-cvJohn Gorman alleged that the Rensselaer County defendants in this Civil Rights action brought pursuant … Continue reading

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ACEBC Simplification Proposal Announcement on Employee Benefits Law

Many thanks to Kathryn Moore (Kentucky) for sending word of this ACEBC Competition: The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel is sponsoring a competition, with a $10,000 prize, for the best original legislative proposal to simplify employee benefits law. This… … Continue reading

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“Common Law Duty to Protect Employee Data Undercuts Contractual Liability Exclusion”

Sexy title, I know.  On November 21, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Dittman v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center that employers have a duty to use reasonable care to protect employee data.  This ruling dramatically expands the viability of negligence … Continue reading

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What Not to Do When Terminating an Employee

Employers can substantially minimize the risk of wrongful termination litigation by ensuring that employees are treated fairly in the termination process. Here are the mistakes most often made by employers in the termination process and what to do instead. Lying about … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Appellate Court Upholds Finding that Injured Employee is Incapable of Performing Sedentary Work over Employer’s Objection that Judge was Biased

When you suffer an injury on the job, sometimes the damage is so severe that you are unable to resume your normal occupational duties. Part of the claims process involves examining your work capacity and determining the types of work … Continue reading

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