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And now for something completely different:

“….we discussed the Northern District of Georgia’s decision in Lowe v. Atlas Logistics Group Retail Services, LLC, (N.D.Ga. May 5, 2015), holding that an employer violated the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) by obtaining DNA ...


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June 29, 2015, 7:43 pm, 1498924

The California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) is a regulation that provides employees with up to 12 workweeks of leave within a 12-month period for a qualifying event, such as family care leave or leave for an employee’s own serious health condition.  Employers covered by this regulation are those who employ ...


June 29, 2015, 7:43 pm, 1498925

On May 21, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in Noll v. International Business Machines Corporation, Case No. 13-4096 (May 21, 2015), affirmed a decision by the Southern District of New York which granted the defendant-employer summary judgment on the plaintiff-employee’s claims under the Americans ...


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How many in-housers are leaving vacation days on the table each year? Besides the economic aspects, taking time off can be good for your health:

“It feels good to be productive and become a super worker, but time off is important ...


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A few weeks ago, Simon marked the anniversary of the controversial Canada-FIT decision, here. His helpful post – which recalled an interesting discussion we had on this at the 2014 BIICL WTO conference – prompts me now to reflect a little further on why I have always found a lot ...


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A major WTO law conference will take place at Tsinghua University, Beijing, later this week. Notably, a number of current and former members of the Appellate Body will be there. Here is the information from the conference website:

WTO at 20:Multilateral Trading System, Dispute Settlement and Developing Countries


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