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Not Providing Compliant Rest Breaks In California Could Break The Bank – New Clarifications From The State's High Court
Recently, in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., the California Supreme Court upheld a $90 million award of statutory damages, interest, and penalties against an employer who required employees to remain on-call during rest periods...
United States
1 Feb 2017
Sixth Circuit Affirms $250K Victory To SOX Whistleblower And Provides Broad Interpretation Of SOX
On May 28, 2015, the Sixth Circuit in Rhinehimer v. U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. affirmed a $250,000 jury verdict in favor of a former financial advisor for U.S. Bancorp Investments...
United States
15 Jun 2015
U.S. Census Bureau Down For The Count After Certification Ruling In Criminal Background Check Case
A Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York granted partial class certification for plaintiffs who allege that the Census Bureau used arrest records to screen out job applicants.
United States
16 Jul 2014
Court Requires Employer To Pay Legal Fees Of Ex-Employee Charged With Trade Secret Theft
On October 16, 2013, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled that Goldman Sachs must advance the legal fees of a former employee charged with stealing Goldman's source code.
United States
23 Dec 2013
If You Fire Me Without Cause, Can I Ignore My Non-Compete And Steal Your Clients?
In the decades since Post v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, 48 N.Y.2d 84 (1979), in which the New York Court of Appeals concluded it would be unreasonable to enforce a non-competition agreement requiring forfeiture of compensation against an employee terminated without cause, New York courts have struggled with articulating a clear rule as to whether an employee's post-employment restrictive covenants are enforceable upon a termination without cause and, if so, when.
United States
18 Dec 2013
EEOC Cut Short For Shortcutting Path To Court – Again
Last week, the EEOC suffered another major loss when a New York district court found that the EEOC once again shirked its pre-litigation obligations under Title VII.
United States
18 Sep 2013
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