A Sharply Divided Supreme Court limits who qualifies as a “Supervisor” For Purposes of Holding Employers Liable for Workplace Harassment

By | 2015-01-06T13:56:21+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court addressed who qualifies as a “supervisor” in a case in which an employee asserts a Title VII claim for workplace harassment.  See Vance v. Ball State University et al., No. 11-556. Under Title VII, an employer’s liability for such harassment may depend on the status of [...]

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A Sharply Divided Supreme Court Decided to make it Harder for Americans to Sue Businesses for Retaliation

By | 2015-01-06T13:55:37+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|

On Monday, June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court defined the standard of causation for Title VII retaliation claims. See Univ. of Texas Southwestern Med. Ctr. v. Nassar, No. 12-484. The Court’s conservatives, in a 5-4 decision, ruled to limit how juries can decide retaliation lawsuits, holding retaliation claims must be proved according to [...]

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Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP Announces Investigation of Chemed Corp.

By | 2015-01-06T13:55:21+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, a shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm has commenced an investigation into Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHE), ("Chemed" or the "Company") to determine whether the Company’s Officers and Directors have breached their fiduciary duties owed to the Company and its shareholders. Chemed is a company that owns and operates hospice units [...]

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Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP Announces Investigation of Vocera Communications, Inc. Concerning Possible Violations of Securities Laws

By | 2015-01-06T13:54:59+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, a shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, has commenced an investigation into Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), relating to potential violations of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by certain of the Company’s officers and directors during the period between March 28, 2012 through [...]

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Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against CenturyLink, Inc.

By | 2015-01-06T14:16:28+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|

On June 5, 2013, Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP filed a securities class action lawsuit against CenturyLink, Inc. CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications services provider in the United States.  On February 13, 2013, the Company announced weaker than expected financial results. The Company also announced a new capital allocation initiative, under which the Company [...]

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