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US Employment Litigation Round-Up For June 2019
Over the past several years, state legislatures have been increasingly active in passing a variety of worker protection laws to combat gender discrimination and harassment in the workplace and address pay inequality.
United States
25 Jul 2019
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For May 2019
Decision: On June 3, 2019, in an opinion authored by Justice Ginsburg, a unanimous Supreme Court held in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis, No. 18-525
United States
28 Jun 2019
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For April 2019
On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, holding that an arbitration agreement that is ambiguous as to whether it authorizes class-wide arbitration ...
United States
29 May 2019
US Employment Litigation Round-Up
Although the federal government shutdown has dominated the headlines after the calendar flipped to 2019 ...
United States
7 Feb 2019
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For October 2018
On October 11, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") issued a guidance memorandum to its regional administrators and state designees clarifying the agency's position on workplace safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing.
United States
15 Nov 2018
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For September 2018
As described in the April 2018 Round-Up, New York State and New York City earlier this year each passed a package of laws strengthening worker protections against sexual harassment.
United States
23 Oct 2018
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For August 2018
Decision: On August 15, 2018, a unanimous panel of the Sixth Circuit held in Goffers v. Kelly Services, Inc. that the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") ...
United States
20 Sep 2018
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For July 2018
Two California Courts Clarify Limits to Employer Timekeeping Policies
United States
29 Aug 2018
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For June 2018
Decision: On June 6, 2018, National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") General Counsel Peter Robb issued a new guidance memorandum (GC 18-04)
United States
23 Jul 2018
US Employment Litigation Round-Up For May 2018
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
United States
18 Jun 2018
No Holiday From Whistleblowers: A Scary Future Predicted For The Financial Industry
On July 30, 2016, the United States celebrated its National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
United States
23 Sep 2016
US Supreme Court Rules Employers Do Not Need to Pay Employees For Post-Shift Time in Security Lines
In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the US Supreme Court has ruled that Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require that employees be compensated for time spent going through (and waiting to go through) security screenings before leaving the workplace.
United States
17 Dec 2014
Recent Department Of Labor Settlement Highlights Need For Employer Caution When Characterizing Wages As "Per Diem" Payments
A recent $2 million settlement between the US Department of Labor and Hutco, Inc., a major labor services firm, highlights the care that employers must take to accurately characterize "per diem" payments to avoid liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act when calculating the wages due to temporary workers and independent contractors.
United States
12 Aug 2013
Successor Liability Applies To Claims Under The Fair Labor Standards Act According To Seventh Circuit Court Of Appeals
In a decision that might raise more questions than it answers, a federal appellate court has addressed the imposition of successor liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
11 Apr 2013
Fifth Circuit Holds That Employer’s Access To Data Stored On Employee’s Personal Cell Phone Not Shielded By Stored Communications Act
The intersection of individual employee privacy and the proliferation of the use of hand-held devices and smart phones for business purposes, including the increasing popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, continues to generate thorny questions for employers.
United States
28 Jan 2013
The Backlash to Employers Requesting Applicants’ Facebook Passwords
Social media has come to play an increasingly important role in how businesses operate.
United States
27 Apr 2012
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