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Massachusetts Appeals Court Declines To Rule On Non-Profit Board Member Immunity Under Wage Act
With the issue unresolved, for the time being, volunteer board members will continue to face some uncertainty about their possible personal liability.
United States
10 Dec 2018
Employers Get Green Light For One-On-One Arbitration Clauses In Employment Agreements
In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court has held that employers may enforce arbitration agreements signed by employees that bar class-action lawsuits and require individualized arbitration.
United States
24 May 2018
EEOC Focusing On Gig Economy
Many of us remember the cartoon series The Jetsons. In that futuristic animation, we were introduced to George and Jane Jetson, their teenage daughter Judy and elementary-school-age son Elroy from Orbit City.
United States
30 Dec 2016
Federal Judge Denies $100 Million Class-Action Settlement Between Uber And Drivers
Upon a motion for preliminary approval of the class-action settlement for $100 million, a federal court found that the settlement between Uber and drivers in two states was not fair...
United States
1 Sep 2016
Think Your Arbitration Clause Protects You From Having To Defend Class Actions In Court? Maybe Not
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals became the second federal appellate court to bolster the NLRB's position that such waivers are unenforceable and violate the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
26 Aug 2016
UBER Agrees To Pay Up To $100 Million To Drivers In Settlement Of Two Class-Action Lawsuits
UBER has settled two class-action lawsuits — one filed in California in 2013 and one in Massachusetts in 2014 — by drivers who sought to be considered employees rather than independent contractors.
United States
5 May 2016
United States Supreme Court Rejects Gender Bias Class Action Against Wal-Mart: Lessons for Employers
The United States Supreme Court, on June 20, 2011, issued another opinion in a line of long awaited employment decisions from this past term.
United States
7 Sep 2011
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