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Randy T. Enochs

Randy Enochs’s Legal Guides

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  • Florida Jury Finds Walgreens, Pharmacist Guilty of HIPAA Violations, Awards $1.44 Million

    This past Friday, at the conclusion of a four-day trial, a Marion County, Floridajuryawarded a woman $1.44 millionafter finding Walgreens and a pharmacist violated her privacy when the pharmacist looked up and shared the womans prescription history. The lawsuit filed in Marion Su...

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  • Tipped Employees and the Minimum Wage

    Earlier this evening I came across a 'picture' discussing servers and the minimum wage with a goal of making patrons feel guilty if they are bad tippers--if they tip at all--but the picture was rather misleading. A very commonly-misunderstood area of wage hour law is tipped empl...

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  • Wisconsin's New Budget Bill Presents Substantial Changes to Unemployment Insurance Law

    Back when Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed the2013-2015 biennial budget bill (Assembly Bill 40),enacted as 2013 Wisconsin Act 20,into law, along with it came changes to the State's unemployment insurance laws. The changes will only affectunemployment insurance benefit deter...

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  • Fifth Circuit Holds Lactation Discrimination Amounts to Sex Discrimination Under Title VII

    The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has overturned a lower district court in Texas holding thatfiring a woman because she is lactating or expressing milk is unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended by the Pregnancy Discriminat...

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  • Re-Visiting Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    AttorneyEllen Girard Giorgiadis of Quarles Brady wrote anice brief discussionabout leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) continued attack on employers with strict attendance policies upheld ...

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  • 7th Circuit Holds Light Duty is NOT a Right Employee Can Assert Under FMLA

    Carris James was an employee of the Hyatt Regency Chicago since 1985 when he took a leave of absence in April 2007due to an eye injury that occurred outside of work when he was involved in an altercation where he was punched in the eye. When James applied to work for the Hyatt, h...

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  • What is Boyton Cab Co. v. Neubeck in Unemployment Cases?

    Present in nearly every unemployment compensation appeal decision is discussion aboutBoyton Cab Co. v. Neubeck, 237 Wis. 249, 259-60, 296 N.W. 636 (1941) as it applies to "misconduct." This confuses non-lawyers and claimants and the easiest way to explain why it's put into these ...

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  • Employee Rights to Personnel File

    A common area employees are incredibly unaware of involves their rights to their personnel file that their employer maintains. A lot of smaller employers don't have the best record-keeping and often do not have personnel files but most established, larger employers have good reco...

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  • Can My Employer Force Me to Get a Flu Shot?

    Apopular question and issue that arises every year around this time is whether an employer can force it's employee to receive flu shots/vaccinations. The answer is that employers may generally require employees to receive a flu shot but there are potential law violations associat...

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  • EEOC Plans to Heavily Attack Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

    The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) was enacted to address the heavy burden plaintiffs faced in court in proving disability discrimination. With expansion of those rights in the workplace the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that ...

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