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DOL Pivots, Providing Guidance Likely To Mitigate Recent Blitz Of Minimum Wage Class Actions Related To Sleep Time And Off Duty Time Spent In Vehicles
Almost all long-haul drivers are exempt from overtime under the motor carrier exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
United States
29 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Says: Express Language Required To Arbitrate On A Class Basis
Executive Summary: Approximately one year ago, in Epic Systems Corp., the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of mandatory arbitration agreements that prohibit employees from
United States
14 May 2019
"Better Ingredients, Better Pay?" - Courts To Consider Legality Of Papa John's Reimbursement Policy For Delivery Drivers
Executive Summary: Employers in the restaurant industry have seen an increasing trend of litigation over reimbursement policies for delivery drivers.
United States
5 Mar 2019
Home Care Agencies Sued For Illegal Use Of Captive Insurance Company
Class action attorneys recently filed a first-of-its-kind class action against Edison Home Health Care and Preferred Home Care of New York alleging that the home care agencies used a "captive" insurance company...
United States
17 Dec 2018
U.S. Supreme Court's Watershed Decision Preserves Arbitration Agreements, For Now - Dissent Encourages Legislature To Attempt To Reverse The Decision
Yesterday, the Supreme Court, in a strongly divided 5-4 ruling, upheld mandatory arbitration agreements prohibiting employees from bringing employment claims on a class or collective basis.
United States
23 May 2018
DOJ Publishes Antitrust Guidance For HR Professionals Relating To No-Poaching And Wage-Fixing Agreements
In a series of investigations and subsequent court actions, HR professionals have been identified as being potential targets for investigation of allegations of violations of antitrust laws...
United States
10 Nov 2016
FLSA Conditional Certification Denied In NYS For 5,000 Home Care Workers
The plaintiff's attorneys sought conditional collective action status for unpaid overtime for up to 5,000 home health aides and personal care attendants employed over a three year period across six states.
United States
25 Aug 2016
Eighth Circuit Weighs In On Legality Of Class Action Waivers
On June 2, 2016, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that an arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver...
United States
22 Jun 2016
Seventh Circuit Decision Rejecting Class Action Waiver Sets Stage For Supreme Court Review
On May 26, 2016, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a class and/or collective action waiver contained in an arbitration agreement was unlawful...
United States
7 Jun 2016
SCOTUS Fair Credit Reporting Act Background Check Standing Case Remanded To Lower Court
On May 16, 2016, in a 6-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court remanded the closely watched Spokeo Inc. v. Robins case back to the Ninth Circuit for further analysis.
United States
24 May 2016
Lack Of Time Records? There's An Expert For That – U.S. Supreme Court Reinforces Use Of Time Study Experts In Class Certification
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court held that when an employer fails to create accurate time records, courts may rely on expert time studies not only to determine unpaid hours of work...
United States
30 Mar 2016
OFCCP Launches Class Member Locator
As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration, the OFCCP recently launched a website that lists, by contractor name, establishments that are in the process of developing a class member list...
United States
7 Oct 2015
Court Of Appeals Spices Up Class Certification "Death Knell" Laws For Chipotle
In appealing the order denying class certification, the plaintiffs argued that California's "death knell" doctrine applied, rendering the order readily appealable.
United States
10 Jul 2015
OT Class Action Against Southwest Airlines Fails To Take Off
Executive Summary: Airlines achieved a major victory on May 19, 2015, with an order from the Central District of California granting Southwest Airlines Co.'s motion to dismiss in McKinley v. Southwest Airlines Co., United States District Court, Central District of California Case No. 2:15-cv-02939-AB-JPR, finding the plaintiff's overtime claims to be preempted by the Railway Labor Act (RLA).
United States
26 May 2015
Managing Retail Employer Risk And The Janitorial Services Contractor-Subcontractor Relationship
The subcontractors also asserted claims under the California Private Attorney General Act ("PAGA") based on Ross' and USM's alleged violations of California law.
United States
20 Feb 2015
Supremes Leave PAGA Representative Claims Intact
Executive Summary: On January 20, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court denied review of CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC v. Iskanian ("Iskanian"), ...
United States
31 Jan 2015
Resource Update: Innovative Strategies For Defending Against The Rising Tide Of Wage And Hour Class And Collective Action Claims
Over the last decade, employers increasingly have been bombarded with wage and hour lawsuits filed by current and former employees under the FLSA and various state law equivalents.
United States
6 Oct 2014
Coerced Arbitration Agreement Not Enforceable In FLSA Collective Action
The Eleventh Circuit has affirmed a district court's decision denying an employer's motion to compel the arbitration of a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action.
United States
3 Sep 2014
California High Court Finds Class Action Waivers Enforceable; Waiver Of PAGA Action Is Not Enforceable
The California Supreme Court has held that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a state's refusal to enforce an arbitration agreement that includes a class action waiver.
United States
4 Jul 2014
Students In Clinical Training Program Were Not Employees Under The FLSA
A federal trial court in Florida recently issued a significant decision on the issue of unpaid trainees under the FLSA.
United States
5 Jun 2014
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