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Hitting Home: Law Firms Are Now The Target Of A Spate Of New Pay Equity Cases
Big Law is no stranger to providing advice on pay equity or defending pay equity lawsuits.
United States
4 Oct 2018
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Connecticut Employer's Defenses On Medical Marijuana User's Discrimination Claim Go Up In Smoke
A federal court in Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a prospective employee on an employment discrimination claim brought under Connecticut's Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA)
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Connecticut Employer's Defenses On Medical Marijuana User's Discrimination Claim Go Up In Smoke
A federal court in Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a prospective employee on an employment discrimination claim brought ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
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Checklist For Strengthening Your Defenses To 401k Plan Class Actions
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
United States
10 Aug 2017
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SEC Bounty Hunters Take Heart: SEC Fines Company $265,000 For Using Severance Agreements That Provided A Waiver Of Any Monetary Recovery For Filing A Tip
Today, the SEC announced that an Atlanta-based company, BlueLinx Holdings, is settling charges that its severance agreements contained provisions that it in its view might impede employees from communication...
United States
17 Aug 2016
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Where Have You Gone Dennis Kozlowski? Third Circuit Dismisses Tyco Employee's Whistleblower Claim Over Excessive Corporate Spending
On February 2, 2016, the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a long-running SOX whistleblower suit filed by Jeffrey Wiest, a former accounts payable manager for Tyco Electronics.
United States
11 Feb 2016
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Not So Final WARNing: Sixth Circuit Finds That Employment Ends With Termination Of Wages, Not Notice
In Morton v. Vanderbilt Univ., 2016 WL 52439 (6th Cir. Jan. 5, 2016), the Sixth Circuit recently held that, for purposes of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act...
United States
21 Jan 2016
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D.C. Circuit Confirms: Attorney-Client Privilege Applies To Internal Investigations Of Whistleblower Complaints Conducted At The Direction Of Counsel
The ability to preserve privilege for highly sensitive internal investigations conducted at the direction of attorneys is alive and well.
United States
20 Aug 2015
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Bon Voyage! Dodd Frank Whistleblower Claim Shipped Tto Arbitration
In Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC, Judge Failla in the Southern District of New York compelled arbitration of a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim, holding that nothing in the anti-retaliation provision, 15 U.S.C. 78u-6(h), precludes the arbitration of these claims.
United States
5 Feb 2014
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Compelling Individual Arbitration Violates National Labor Relations Act? It Does According To ALJ
Joining the ever growing list of opinions on the arbitrability of class claims, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge recently ruled that an arbitration agreement that did not expressly bar workers from bringing class or collective actions still violated federal labor law.
United States
3 Feb 2014
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Fifth Circuit Rejects Seminal NLRB Ruling That Class/Collective Action Waiver In Arbitration Agreement Violates The National Labor Relations Act
, the issue of class/collective action waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements has been a hot one. Including in its seminal D.R. Horton decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has repeatedly taken the position that such waivers violate employees' rights under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
United States
6 Dec 2013
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