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Tenth Circuit Holds That The False Claims Act Does Not Protect Post-Employment Retaliation
On November 6, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit handed down a decision that impacts employers across all industries, including the financial services industry.
United States
29 Nov 2018
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U.S. Department Of Labor Rescinds Guidance Regarding "Side Work" And The FLSA's Tip Credit In Restaurants
This provision of the Handbook flew largely under the radar for years.
United States
15 Nov 2018
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Seventh Circuit Concludes That Courts, Not Arbitrators, Must Determine Whether Class Claims Are to Be Arbitrated
Joining several other federal appellate courts including the Fourth and Ninth Circuits , on October 22, 2018 the Seventh Circuit concluded in Herrington v. Waterstone Mortgage Corporation, No. 17-3609 (7th Cir. Oct. 22, 2018).
United States
5 Nov 2018
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California Court Of Appeal Rejects Dynamex's "ABC" Test For Independent Contractors For Claims That Do Not Arise Under A Wage Order
In April 2018, we wrote about the California Supreme Court's decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court
United States
26 Oct 2018
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SCOTUS Backs Employee Class Action Waivers: Next Steps For Financial Services Employers
In May, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that employers may lawfully require employees to sign arbitration agreements that include a waiver of the right to participate in an employee class action lawsuit or arbitration.
United States
8 Oct 2018
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California Court Of Appeal Concludes That Individuals Can Be Personally Liable For Civil Penalties For Wage-Hour Violations
The question whether an individual may be held liable for alleged wage-hour violations is one that occasionally arises in class action litigation – and, for obvious reasons, it is one that is particularly important ...
United States
5 Oct 2018
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Recent Decision Questions Use Of No-Poach Clauses In Franchise Agreements
States across the country have been using enforcement actions, legislation, and interpretive guidance to limit employers' ability to enforce restrictive covenants ...
United States
27 Sep 2018
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NJ Senate Advances Ban On Sex Harassment Confidentiality Agreements – Employment Law This Week (Video)
Featured on Employment Law This Week: NJ Senate Advances Ban on Sex Harassment Confidentiality Agreements.
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Baker In LGBT Discrimination Case
On June 4, the Supreme Court voted 7-2 in favor of a Christian Colorado baker and owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who had refused to create a custom wedding cake for a gay couple due to his religious..
United States
24 Sep 2018
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Supreme Court Prevents Successive Class Actions From Reviving Time-Barred Claims
In most wage and hour cases, each workweek gives rise to a separate claim, at least for statute of limitations purposes. Thus, an employee seeking payment for alleged off-the-clock work or an
United States
24 Sep 2018
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New California Law Aims To Protect Employers And Harassment Victims From Defamation Lawsuits
On July 9, 2018, Governor Edmund Brown, Jr. signed into law Assembly Bill 2770 ("AB 2770") to protect victims of sexual harassment and employers from defamation claims brought by alleged harassers.
United States
24 Sep 2018
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The Ninth Circuit Concludes That The Terms Of Taco Bell's On-Premises Meal Periods Comply With California Meal Period Laws
On July 18, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued a published opinion in Rodriguez v. Taco Bell Corp., approving Taco Bell's on-premises meal periods for employees who choose to purchase discounted food.
United States
19 Sep 2018
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United States
18 Aug 1999
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