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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A recent Eastern District of Wisconsin case held that an OSHA 11(c) retaliation claim will survive summary judgment where the employer failed to comply with its own investigation procedures.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Importantly, the Eleventh Circuit noted that the district court did not retain jurisdiction to enforce the settlement agreement, preventing the court from ordering the relief to occur.
Carlton Fields
In a significant decision awaited by U.S. employers since January 2017, the Supreme Court upheld the use of class action waivers in arbitration agreements.
Orrick
The Dynamex decision established a three-factor "ABC" test that, on its face, places the entire burden of showing that a worker is not an employee squarely upon the hiring party.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Effective May 2011, Georgia's Restrictive Covenants Act (RCA) represented a significant change to pre-existing Georgia law.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court held, in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, that arbitration clauses in employment contracts requiring individualized proceedings are enforceable and thereby preclude employees from bringing collective or class action suits regarding workplace claims
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The EEOC focus on challenging pre-employment testing highlights the importance of carefully validating such tests before implementing them and reexamining existing pre-employment tests...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: On June 1, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Jefferson v. Sewon America, Inc., No. 17-11802, held that the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting framework ...
Mayer Brown
In the past several weeks, the US and California Supreme Courts have each issued important decisions affecting the rights and duties of employers and employees
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 22, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's grant of summary judgment against Plaintiff who claimed that his employment was terminated in violation ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion for summary judgment against a Plaintiff claiming retaliatory blacklisting under SOX, holding that a former employer's policy ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The ecclesiastical abstention doctrine can provide religious institutions with protection from employment-related lawsuits.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
More than ever boards and senior executive teams are held accountable for workplace liability.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employers must pay "waiting time" penalties for willfully failing to timely pay wages due upon termination.
Ropes & Gray LLP
At issue were two long-standing and apparently competing bodies of federal law
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On May 21, 2018, Justice Gorsuch delivered a 5−4 opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court holding that arbitration agreements containing class and collective action waivers must be enforced pursuant to the FAA, ...
Foley & Lardner
If you work in human resources, or are an executive or employment lawyer, at some point you probably have thought, heard or said words to the effect of "Juries are very unpredictable...
Lincoln Derr PLLC
There may be strength in numbers, but when it comes to arbitration agreements in employment contracts, that number is now down to one.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Two recent verdicts from California Superior Court juries have awarded former employees $6 million and $7.9 million, respectively, in compensatory damages after a finding of wrongful termination.
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On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
Proskauer Rose LLP
Two recent verdicts from California Superior Court juries have awarded former employees $6 million and $7.9 million, respectively, in compensatory damages after a finding of wrongful termination.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
At issue were two long-standing and apparently competing bodies of federal law
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On May 21, 2018, Justice Gorsuch delivered a 5−4 opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court holding that arbitration agreements containing class and collective action waivers must be enforced pursuant to the FAA, ...
Foley & Lardner
If you work in human resources, or are an executive or employment lawyer, at some point you probably have thought, heard or said words to the effect of "Juries are very unpredictable...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that the "but-for" standard applies in retaliation cases filed under the False Claims Act (FCA).
Lincoln Derr PLLC
There may be strength in numbers, but when it comes to arbitration agreements in employment contracts, that number is now down to one.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Employers must pay "waiting time" penalties for willfully failing to timely pay wages due upon termination.
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