Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Fifth Circuit Clarifies the Prima Facie Case for Disability Discrimination

The Fifth Circuit clarified the prima facie case that a plaintiff must show in order to establish discrimination. The court of appeals ruled in EEOC v. LHC Group, Inc, Cause No: 13-60703 (5th Cir. 2014) that a plaintiff must show 1. That he has a disability; 2. That he was qualified for the job; and […]

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT NEWS AND ADVICE

A recent United States Supreme Court case and some thoughts for the Holiday Season make up November’s issue of the Employment Law Report.   NEWS: First, a Christmas present for employers. In Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, 574 U.S. ___ (2014), the United States Supreme Court addressed whether employers have to pay employees while […]