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Is EEOC following NLRB’s lead on confidentiality?

WASHINGTON – Before lawyers had time to digest the recent ruling from the National Labor Relations Board that an employer violated federal labor law by requesting confidentiality from all employees during internal investigations, they faced another question: was the Equal ...

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Rotating shifts ‘essential’ part of ADA claimant’s job

An employee whose diabetes prevented her from working rotating shifts could not sue for disability discrimination because she was unable to perform one of the “essential functions” of her job, the 8th Circuit has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.

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Justices to decide if non-generic crimes trigger act

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether courts may take a modified categorical approach to determining whether a conviction for burglary, which requires fewer elements than generic burglary, qualifies as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal ...

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