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Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: April 28, 2014

Don Draper finally returned to work. After getting an offer from a competitor, Don confronts Roger, who agrees to take him back. However, Roger did not obtain prior approval from the other partners.

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: April 21, 2014

In the first episode of Mad Men, we witnessed Peggy and Joan experience not so subtle sexism in response to their efforts to maintain and grow the business. In the second episode, the palpable “ism” was racism.

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men
Mark J. Beutler
Posted: April 17, 2014

Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit denied the NLRB’s petition for en banc review of its December 3, 2013 decision wherein the Fifth Circuit refused to enforce the NLRB’s decision invalidating class action waivers in mandatory employee arbitration agreements.

Filed Under: Employment, General
Linda Hollinshead
Posted: April 15, 2014

Employers are well aware of the increased risk of implementing an adverse action (e.g., suspension, termination of employment) in the face of an employee’s claim for FMLA leave. Defending against such claims depends upon being able to demonstrate the legitimate, nondiscriminatory basis for the adverse action. At times, however, the close proximity of the adverse action to the employee’s FMLA request is difficult to overcome.

Filed Under: Employment, FMLA/Leaves