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December 2014 L&E Update from Baker Donelson

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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Firm Contacts:
Jennifer L. Anderson, Kathlyn Perez, Phyllis G. Cancienne, Robert C. Divine
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Legal Update
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The holiday season is no time to let down your guard on L&E issues. This month leads off with two major decisions: the Supreme Court's security screening ruling and the NLRB's ruling on email for union organizing. Then we'll look at a whopping big anti-discrimination award and how it came about; whether whistleblowing can endanger future job prospects; and specific to the season, how to ensure all your employees feel equally and appropriately festive.

Click here to read the December 2014 Labor and Employment Update from Baker Donelson.  Articles this month include:

Are Postliminary Activities No Longer Compensable after the Supreme Court's Recent Decision?, by Jennifer G. Hall

Per NLRB, Employees May Use Company Email For Union Organizing, by Jennifer G. Hall and McCauley Williams

Autozone's Predicament: A $185 Million Punitive Damage Award, by Robert M. Williams

'Tis The Season – How To Avoid Liability During The Most Wonderful Time Of Year!, by Jennifer G. Hall

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Whistleblower Protection Is Not Available to Job Applicants Under the False Claims Act, by Drew Hutchinson

L&E Compass Blog; Still want more content? Head over to our blog to read about a former Uber driver's class action suit alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Check it out here.