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11th Circuit Limits Scope of Accident-Based OSHA Inspection

Sat December 1, 2018 Publications

When Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) comes knocking on the door for an accident-based inspection, can it require the employer to submit to a comprehensive inspection of the facility, not just an inspection of the hazard at issue? This question was recently asked in U.S. v Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc., […]

#Me Too Impacts Sexual Harassment Claims

Thu November 1, 2018 Publications

Sexual harassment claims are up this year which is no surprise given the ever-growing #Me Too movement. Founded in 2006, the movement went viral in October 2017, following the sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Actress Alyssa Milano is credited with popularizing the hashtag #Me Too through her […]

Appellate Court Bars Re-litigation of Tax Exemption

Mon October 1, 2018 Publications

While Donnelly + Gross is known for its labor and employment law practice, we also represent organizations challenging the denial of property tax exemptions. This is one of those cases. Recently, the First District Court of Appeal upheld the doctrine of administrative finality (also known as decisional finality) and ruled […]

DOL Opinion Letters: Just Do the Research

Mon October 1, 2018 Publications

Wage and hour issues are generally mechanical, but there are interesting exceptions and obscure exemptions. That’s when Department of Labor opinion letters help. On August 28, 2018, four such letters were issued, favoring employers and affirming the importance of detailed factual and legal analysis when defending claims for overtime pay. […]