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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
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
Companies: Make Sure You Are Ready For A Litigation Hold
This responsibility usually falls on the shoulders of the business managers and human resources people who address the issue before outside counsel become involved.
United States
29 Apr 2016
Statistical Samples May Establish Employer Liability In Class Action Lawsuits
In Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statistical or representative evidence could be used by a class of employees to prove liability for an employer's failure...
United States
27 Apr 2016
Hey HR: What Keeps You Up At Night?
"It’s Time for Companies to Fire Their Human Resource Departments", contributor Kyle Smith made the pronounced in an April 4, 2013 opinion piece in Forbes magazine.
United States
3 Feb 2015
A Co-Worker's Discriminatory Sabotage Of Another Employee Can Result In Employer Liability
Claire complains to Amy in HR that a co-worker Dan is giving her a hard time and keeps telling others she is a terrible worker.
United States
23 Jul 2014
Coach, Inc. Added To List Of Companies Sued For Misclassifying Unpaid Interns
Coach, Inc. is the latest company to be sued for alleged misclassification of employees as unpaid interns.
United States
15 Jul 2014
High Court Rejects NLRB Recess Appointments — Impact Remains To Be Seen
The US Supreme Court recently found President Obama lacked the authority to make 3 recess appointments to the NLRB in January 2012.
United States
14 Jul 2014
Prompt Remedial Action Shields Employer From Employee’s Harassment Claims But Not From Retaliation
Even when an employer takes prompt remedial action to defeat a sexual harassment claim, it may still be liable for retaliation.
United States
11 Nov 2013
The Increasing Importance Of Workplace Investigations
A discussion on the importance of investigating harassment in the workplace.
United States
11 Feb 2013
The Summer Wind -- Workplace "Love Contracts"
Workplace romances can be common given the amount of time people spend at their jobs.
United States
31 Jul 2012
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