Archive for January, 2015

The EEOC and additional considerations in claims of pregnancy discrimination

  • January 28th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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In July 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued formal guidance that clarifies its position on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”). Though this guidance does not have the force of law, it offers an indication of how the EEOC will proceed when a charge of pregnancy discrimination is…

Perez on Workplace Privacy: Balancing Employees’ Rights with their Employer’s Right to Know

  • January 28th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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On July 25, 2014, Kevin Perez was a speaker at the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association’s Telluride Summer Conference. Kevin’s presentation was titled, “Workplace Privacy: Balancing Employees’ Rights with their Employer’s Right to Know.” The discussion covered several hot topics, including employees’ Fourth Amendment rights and common law rights to privacy;…

Colorado Supreme Court: Law firms in dissolution retain rights to contingency assets

  • January 24th, 2015
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On Jan. 20, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court issued an opinion on Lafond v. Sweeney stating that the unfinished business rule applies to contingency cases. The opinion held that when a law firm formed as a limited liability company (LLC) breaks up while one of its assets is interest in…