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  1. New Seventh Circuit Ruling on Sexual Orientation Under Title VII

    On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first appellate circuit in the United States to hold that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation amounts to sex discrimination as prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In doing so, the Seventh Circuit reversed […]

  2. New Seventh Circuit Ruling on Sexual Orientation Under Title VII

    New Seventh Circuit Ruling on Sexual Orientation Under Title VII HIVELY V. IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF INDIANA, 15-1720, 2017 WL 1230393 (7th Cir. Apr. 4, 2017) On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first appellate circuit in the United States to hold that discrimination on the […]

  3. Andrew Kopon Jr. Wins Appeal Before U. S. Seventh Circuit

    Andrew Kopon Jr. won an appeal before the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on March 29, 2017.  The Court found in favor of all the defendants, including the private Catholic school, the school’s religious sponsor, and the school’s guidance counselor, and against the  seven plaintiffs in the case, who had alleged that the mandatory drug testing program at the […]

  4. Employment Law Manual 2017

    Andrew Kopon Jr., Maureen A. Murphy, and Christine M. Dadourian have released Kopon Airdo’s updated comprehensive reference guide for employers.  The Employment Law Manual 2017 includes a discussion of recent judicial and legislative developments, information regarding the major federal employment law statutes, practical management considerations, and sample personnel policies, performance evaluations, and other personnel-related forms.  To […]

  5. Mark J. Kimzey

    Right click to save: vCard Mark Kimzey’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation in both state and federal court.  Mark represents skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and defends both for profit and not for profit corporations who are sued in a variety of tort and commercial matters.  He also works with local governments on legal […]

  6. IADC

    Andrew Kopon Jr. Elected as Next President of the International Association of Defense Counsel Kopon Airdo, LLC is pleased to announce that Andrew Kopon Jr. has been elected to serve as the next President of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). The IADC has a distinguished international membership of insurance and corporate lawyers and […]

  7. Legal Implications of Limiting or Monitoring Student and Employee Use of Social Media

    On February 21, Michael Airdo will speak at the LaSallian Association of Secondary Schools Conference, in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Airdo will discuss the legal implications of limiting or monitoring student and employee use of social media, and offer recommendations as to the best practices, policies, and procedures for both schools and employers to handle […]

  8. Harassment, Discrimination, Abusive Conduct & Retaliation in the Workplace

    On April 14, 2016, Andrew Kopon Jr. and Maureen A. Murphy presented on Recognizing & Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, Abusive Conduct & Retaliation in the Workplace. They were panelists on a national webinar sponsored by the Christian Brothers Risk Pooling Trust. The audience consisted of religious institutes, colleges, universities, high schools, nursing homes and other catholic […]

  9. U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Rule

    On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its Final Rule regarding the salary level requirement for purposes of determining whether an employee is entitled to overtime compensation, even if that employee is considered an exempt employee by his/her employer. The Department of Labor’s Final Rule increases the salary level from $455/week […]

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