Monthly Archives: November 2015
Eleventh Circuit concludes NLRB order to reinstate employees is not moot just because reinstatement is difficult
NLRB v. Allied Medical Transport, Inc., No. 14-15033 (11th Cir. Oct. 13, 2015) SHORT: In NLRB v. Allied Medical Transport, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit granted the National Labor Relations Board’s petition for enforcement, concluding that substantial evidence supported the Board’s order that Allied illegally interfered with its employees’ union activities and unlawfully retaliated against… Read More »
Eleventh Circuit concludes no racial discrimination when employee was hired by same School Board that fired him, and offered a contract renew before termination
Flowers v. Troup Cnty. Sch. Dist., No. 14-11498 (11th Cir. Oct. 16, 2015) Short: In Flowers v. Troup Cnty. Sch. Dist., the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment on behalf of the School District regarding a former employee’s claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000e… Read More »
Eleventh Circuit concludes speech not protected by First Amendment when made in accordance with job duties, and not focused on matters of public concern.
Alves v. Board of Regents, No. 14-14149 (11th Cir. Oct. 29, 2015) Short version: In Alves v. Board of Regents, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of the Board of Regents, regarding five Georgia State University employees’ claims of violation of their First Amendment rights. The employees brought claims under 42 U.S.C…. Read More »
It’s been an exciting time here at our law firm, and we’re proud to announce some big changes: We have a new firm name, additions to our staff, and a new website! We congratulate our Lindsey Wagner on becoming a named partner. With this, our firm name is now Scott • Wagner and Associates… Read More »