Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. We congratulate Robert Clark Corrente (Litigation – Environmental in Providence), Joseph R. Marion, III (Trusts and Estates in Providence), and Joseph D. Whelan (Labor Law – Management in Providence). All three, along with Robert G. Flanders, Jr., are also recognized for their excellence in a number of practice areas.
Court Says Employee Cannot Claim Discrimination Not Asserted Before Administrative Agency, But Also Says The Employee Does Not Forego Claims In Court By Seeking Arbitration
In Nuey v. City of Cranston, the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island recently ruled that an employee cannot bring a claim for a particular type of discrimination in court when the employee did not specifically identify that type of discrimination in an administrative complaint before the state agency charged with investigating discrimination.
March 18, 2020 update to our March 3, 2020 guidance to employers regarding the coronavirus and employers’ legal rights and responsibilities.