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Posts from June 2008.

On May 27, the U.S. Supreme Court found, by a 6-3 majority, that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits retaliation against federal employees who have filed ADEA bias complaints, even though the statute does not include an express prohibition against retaliation. See Gomez-Perez v. Potter, U.S., No. 06-1321, 5/27/08.

 

The case was brought by Myrna Gomez-Perez, a ...

Everything old is new again! Although unitary is all the rage across the country, seemingly spreading like wildfire from the west coast to the east coast, here in Kentucky, “unitary” is still, to some, a four-letter word – well, actually seven, but who’s counting? It was quite a shocker to many when H.B. 302 was introduced early in the 2008 Regular Session of the General Assembly, which would have required corporations to compute their Kentucky corporation income tax liabilities using the unitary combined reporting method. It was quickly withdrawn on January 28, 2008.

Although there is no federal law requiring employers to provide accommodations for nursing mothers in the workplace, Indiana recently joined the ranks of states enacting their own laws to protect nursing mothers’ rights in the workplace. On February 27, 2008, Senate Bill 219, introduced by State Senator Vi Simpson, was signed into law by Governor Mitch Daniels. The purpose of the ...

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