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Supreme Court Ties Underscore Justice Scalia's Missing Influence
After the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, we predicted: "Justice Scalia's passing will immediately impact several employment-related cases pending before the Court."
United States
12 Apr 2016
Justice Scalia's Employment Law Legacy
On February 13, 2016, Justice Antonin Scalia, the anchor of the Court's conservative wing for nearly three decades, passed away. He leaves behind a distinguished legal career that involved experience in wide range of roles.
United States
7 Mar 2016
So You Want To Accept That Board Position? One More Reason To Pause: Directors Can Be Personally Liable Under Sarbanes-Oxley And Dodd-Frank
Plaintiff Wadler was Bio-Rad's general counsel for nearly 25 years. He claims that from 2011 to 2013, he raised concerns that certain of Bio-Rad's sales practices in China violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
25 Nov 2015
High Court Says "Let It Ride"; Limo Company Fails To Flag Down Enough Justices To Hear PAGA Carve-Out Case
On January 20, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in CLS Transportation Los Angeles LLC v. Iskanian, leaving intact a decision by the California Supreme Court holding that representative Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims cannot be waived in arbitration agreements. Enacted in 2004, PAGA deputizes private citizens to seek penalties on behalf of the state by bringing representative suits for workplace violations.
United States
4 Feb 2015
"I Did It…But Don’t Tell!" Rejected Job Applicant Says Background Report Should Have Excluded His Admission Of Fraud Against Former Employer
Last week, a plaintiff sued the creator and the operator of the Esteem criminal background database—LexisNexis and First Advantage—alleging that they gave prohibited information to potential employers, which ultimately barred him from getting a job. Tsang v. LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Inc., No. CV-14-0493 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 31, 2014).
United States
18 Feb 2014
NLRB Continues To Hold Firm On D.R. Horton Reasoning Despite Contrary Decisions In The Courts
Despite increasing rejection of the NLRB’s controversial D.R. Horton decision by almost all federal courts which have considered it, an NLRB administrative law judge recently felt there was no choice but to follow Board precedent and so applied and affirmed its holding.
United States
18 Sep 2013
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