Sexual Orientation Included as Civil Rights Protection

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…

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PAID: Labor Department Introduces Program to Fix Wage Issues

On March 6, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) program.  PAID is a…

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Internship Guidelines Updated

In January 2018, the United States Department of Labor (“USDOL”) relaxed the standard governing unpaid internships and published updated guidelines…

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Protecting Students on Class Trips

In July of 2007, a private school student contracted tick-borne encephalitis while in China for a school sponsored trip. Subsequently,…

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“Ministerial Exception” Upheld by the Second Circuit

The Second Circuit recently ruled in Fratello v. Archdiocese of New York, et. al. that ministers are barred from bringing…

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Second Circuit Reaffirms Social Media Protection

May 25th, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Labor Law, NLRA, Social Media

Drafting proper social media policies is extremely important but also a difficult task for employers who must comply with the…

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Emotional Damages Granted in FLSA Suit

March 23rd, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Employer Liability, Employment Law, FLSA

The Fifth Circuit, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, recently held that employees who file a claim under the Fair…

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Fourth Circuit Court Bans Gender Discrimination in School Restrooms

April 20th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Discrimination, Education Law, Gender/ Sex

In the wake of North Carolina’s recent controversial restroom law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit…

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Bullying May Factor Into Students’ Individualized Education Plans

January 21st, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Education Law, Student Bullying

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the federal government requires states to provide a free appropriate public education…

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Second Circuit Requires Court Approval To Settle FLSA Claims

August 18th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Employment Law, FLSA

The Second Circuit held this month in Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, Inc , case no. 14-299-cv (Aug 7, 2015)…

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