Substantially Similar Jobs Don't Have to Be Identical Jobs in Discrimination Cases
Kathy Riser and QEP Energy were, respectively, the plaintiff and the defendant in a labor law case that was the subject of a recent opinion of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Outten & Golden Counsel Paul W. Mollica reports what Riser v. QEP Energy has to say about the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The case is also the subject of an article on the Employment Law Blog.
Lori L. Deem, Outten & Golden LLP partner, represents employees/plaintiffs in employment matters
Outten & Golden LLP partner Lori L. Deem, in the firm's Chicago office, represents employees/plaintiffs in employment matters in all forums, including federal or state court, governmental agencies and ADR settings.
Tammy Marzigliano, Outten & Golden LLP partner, represents employees in all areas of employment law
Tammy Marzigliano, partner at Outten & Golden LLP, represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including employment contracts, arbitration matters, whistleblower claims, and individual discrimination cases.
Reasonable Accommodation Expands Under the Rehabilitation Act
Outten & Golden LLP attorney Paul Mollica discusses Solomon v. Vilsack, flextime and unconventional work scheduling as a “reasonable accommodation” has been the subject of several appellate decisions in the last eighteen months.
Title I ADA: When Is a Medical Exam a Business Necessity
Outten & Golden LLP lawyer Paul Mollica discusses Kroll v. White Lake Ambulance Authority. It is a 6th Circuit case that adds to the slim body of law on when an employer’s medical examination “may be deemed job-related and consistent with business necessity” under 42 U.S.C. §12112(d)(4)(A).
Mismanagement of 401k Plan Standard of Fiduciary Duty
Outten & Golden LLP attorney Paul Mollica comments on “Tatum v. RJR Investment Committee, No. 13-1360 (4th Cir. Aug. 4, 2014).” The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a district court decision and held corporate fiduciaries liable for losses to 401(k) plan.