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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a unanimous decision, a three-member panel of the NLRB found that a cab company violated the NLRA by changing the length of the waiting period for employee health insurance from one year to sixty days.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
California is notorious for outlawing non-competition agreements.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Plaintiff James Fletcher was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2015. As result, he brought suit against a number of entities alleging asbestos exposure.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In its recent review of Seyfarth's 2017 Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, EPLiC called it the "must have" resource that corporate counsel "cannot afford to be without it…"
Proskauer Rose LLP
Banner Health and the Kaiser Foundation were recently hit with separate class action lawsuits challenging their denials of certain mental health care coverage.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Consistent with prior guidance, on April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor ("DOL") officially announced that it would extend for 60 days the applicability date of the fiduciary rule published on April 8, 2016
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Within weeks of each other, two California juries awarded eight-figure verdicts to individual plaintiffs in employment cases.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Every time a current or former employee threatens or brings legal action, in-house counsel faces the question: Should we litigate or settle?
Morgan Lewis
The California Supreme Court recently brought needed clarity to the California Labor Code's "day of rest" provisions (Sections 550-558.)
Tarter Krinsky & Drogan LLP
On April 4, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (covering Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin) became the first federal appellate court to recognize sexual orientation as being protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Vedder, Price P.C.
As if employers were not already sufficiently concerned about potential back pay exposure posed by wage and hour lawsuits...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a boon for employers, on May 8, 2017, the Missouri House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 43, which dramatically alters Missouri's state employment anti-discrimination statutes.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In an opinion that may result in increasingly complex ERISA benefits litigation, the Eighth Circuit has allowed a breach of fiduciary duty claim premised on alleged faulty claims handling practices to proceed in conjunction with a claim for benefits.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Employment applications—almost every employer in the country uses them. They can seem innocuous, but they contain a number of minefields of which employers should be aware.
Farella Braun & Martel
The Court also clarified the extent of an employer's obligation to ensure their employees take a day of rest.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Following an employer's reduction-in-force that ultimately led to an ADEA collective action after several employees over 50 years old were terminated, a federal district court...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
recent decision has added to the chorus of courts recognizing that FMLA class actions must be pursued under Rule 23 and are often appropriate for class certification.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Southern District of New York recently held that parties may not settle FLSA claims without court approval through an offer of judgment pursuant to Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A New York federal court denied a motion for conditional certification of a nationwide collective action against Barnes & Noble.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit recently upheld a district court order denying a bid for class certification by personal bankers claiming their managers refused to approve timesheets with overtime hours...
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It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace...
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n May 8, 2017, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc.
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has maintained in its Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation that "persons requesting religious accommodation under Title VII are protected against retaliation..."
Proskauer Rose LLP
Ruth Featherstone alleged that her former employer (SCPMG) discriminated against her based on a "temporary disability" that was caused by an adverse drug reaction, which resulted in an "altered mental state."
Day Pitney LLP
In New Jersey, whether and how long an employee discharged for misconduct is ineligible to receive unemployment benefits depends on the level of misconduct. Differentiating degrees of misconduct on a scale from simple to severe to gross, however, has proven to be a challenge for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (the Department).
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a ruling that could leave employers fuming and possibly cursing, a federal appellate court ruled that an employee who used a public Facebook page to curse out not just his boss...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A Louisiana appellate court has ruled an employee may sue her employer for negligence for injuries sustained on the job when the injuries resulted from a dispute that began outside of work.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Employment applications—almost every employer in the country uses them. They can seem innocuous, but they contain a number of minefields of which employers should be aware.
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Respondent William Clarke was a limo driver employed by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut Gaming Authority.
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