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The Fourth Circuit Court Says Pregnant Employee Not Entitled to Accommodation

Posted in Disability Discrimination, Discrimination, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Labor Law

By:    Duyen T. Nguyen In Young v. UPS, 2013 U.S. App. Lexis 530, a UPS worker sued her employer for sex and race discrimination under Title VII and for disability discrimination under the ADA on the basis of her pregnancy. On January 9, 2013, the Fourth Circuit Appellate Court issued a decision affirming the district court’s… Continue Reading

California: 5 Things to Know Before You Hire or Recruit Your Competitor’s Employees

Posted in Trade Secrets and Competition

You Hire A Top Performing Employee From Your Competitor And Then She Brings Along “Her Team.” You’ve been working for months to recruit a competitor’s star employee. She arrives at your office telling you that she resisted counteroffers and is now on board. Almost immediately, her cell phone begins to ring. Subordinates and co-workers from… Continue Reading

California: 5 Things to Know When a Competitor Hires Your Employees

Posted in Trade Secrets and Competition

You Lose A Key Employee; And Then Another And Another …    One of the company’s highest paid employees has decided to look for greener pastures or even start her own company. She is an “at will” employee without a specific written agreement for a set term. She knows your customers and how to handle and… Continue Reading