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A bipartisan group of 18 U.S. Senators and Representatives filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to hear the case of Lieutenant Kevin Ziober, a Navy Reservist who was fired by his civilian employer the day before his deployment to Afghanistan. Lt. Kevin Ziober is represented by Peter Romer-Friedman, Counsel with Outten & Golden LLP.

Bloomberg BNA—Jay-Anne B. Casuga and Kevin McGowan

The idea of merging the DOL’s contract compliance office with the EEOC, which could emerge as a Trump administration proposal, has raised concerns among federal contractor representatives and a number of former Labor Department officials. Outten & Golden partner David Lopez is quoted.

Law360—Vin Gurrieri

The Sixth Circuit on Wednesday revived a FedEx aviation mechanic’s claim that his pension contributions were miscalculated for periods he was on military leave... Outten & Golden LLP Counsel Peter Romer-Friedman is quoted.

The Connector

Outten & Golden LLP partner Tammy Marzigliano is featured in this issue (p. 28).

Bloomberg BNA — Kevin McGowan

Outten & Golden partner David Lopez is quoted regarding a 7th circuit federal appeals court for the first time has ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation discrimination. 

Hollywood Reporter—Lorena O'Neil

As advertisers continue to pull ads from The O'Reilly Factor following news he settled several sexual harassment claims, advocacy organizations are calling for the firing of host Bill O'Reilly. Outten & Golden partner Darnley D. Stewart is quoted.

Bloomberg BNA-Daily Labor Report—Kevin McGowan

When do you celebrate a loss? When you think it might signal a win down the road. Outten & Golden LLP partner David Lopez is quoted.