Recent Employment Case Updates: Two recent cases from the U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court will be addressed. Natalie Cale of Turner & Mede, P.C. will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision Staub v. Proctor Hospital (decided 3/1/11), which analyzed the so-called “cat’s paw” theory of discrimination. Tom Janunen of Perkins Coie, will discuss the Ninth Circuit decision in Sanders v. City of Newport (decided 3/17/11), which addressed the party bearing the burden of proof on issues involving reinstatement under the Family and Medical Leave Act. 1 General CLE Credit.
Please note: This is the section’s last meeting until the fall. They will not meet in May due to the annual convention in Fairbanks.
Fairbanks Members: You can attend Employment Law meetings at Cook Schuhmann & Groseclose, Inc., 714 4th Avenue, Suite 200.
For more section information, please contact co-Chairs Gregory Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-257-5335; Danielle Ryman at email@example.com or 907-263-6927.