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Proskauer Rose LLP
While driving a car rented through Lyft's "Express Drive Program," Jonathan Guarano struck the plaintiffs and caused significant injuries. Plaintiffs sued Lyft under the doctrine of respondeat superior...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Alexa Herrera filed this putative class action against her employer, alleging that Zumiez failed to provide reporting-time pay to employees at its California retail stores for their "Call-In" shifts.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As many states throughout the country have begun implementing phased reopening plans, so too has the NLRB begun to return to a semblance of normality. Representation elections resumed in early April...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In its recent review of Seyfarth's 2020 Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, EPLiC called it the "must have" resource that corporate counsel "cannot afford to be without it…"
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In this episode of our California COVID-19 series, Joe Beachboard and Linda Claxton discuss the state of employment litigation in California and the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
For the first time, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).
Littler Mendelson
Constructive discharge is a form of wrongful termination under the Puerto Rico Unjust Dismissal statute, Act No. 80 of May 30, 1976 ("Act 80").
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
lthough the Supreme Court of the United States has not yet taken up the issue, California courts routinely hold an employee cannot be compelled to submit to arbitration an action seeking penalties
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Furloughs. Layoffs. Loss of work visas. The state of employment in the U.S. is in flux due to the coronavirus, and employers and employees are left to figure out how to best deal with the changing...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a welcome piece of good news for staffing agencies, a California appellate court has reaffirmed the rule that a staffing agency cannot be held liable for alleged ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As employers begin laying the groundwork for reopening and returning their businesses to "normal," a large threat of a different form looms on the horizon. The Plaintiffs' bar is poised for...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In an attempt to extend the reach of state wage/hour laws to reach more defendants, Plaintiffs' lawyers have sought to expand the employment relationship in a variety of ways.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Since the beginning of 2016, the ERISA plaintiffs' bar has filed nearly two dozen complaints targeting university-sponsored 403(b) plans.
Littler Mendelson
On April 23, 2020, the Oregon Supreme Court declined to review a ruling by the Oregon Court of Appeals in which employers were held to a standard of "strict liability" for failing to ensure that non-exempt employees take their full 30-minute meal breaks.
Mintz
Jen Rubin discusses that state of arbitration in California in light of the state law which took effect on January 1, 2020 banning mandatory arbitration and the ongoing lawsuit
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: For nearly a decade, the aftershocks of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes have curtailed the success of plaintiffs attempting to certify class
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit has held that the standard for final FLSA collective action certification is less stringent than the standard for class action certification under Rule 23.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On March 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States, in Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African-American Owned Media, ruled that a plaintiff who alleges race discrimination...
Ford & Harrison LLP
On April 6, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal-sector plaintiffs in age discrimination cases brought under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) need not show that negative consideration of age is a "but-for" cause of an adverse employment action.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Monday, March 23, the United States Supreme Court, in a nearly unanimous opinion, ruled that a plaintiff asserting race discrimination claims in the making of a contract under 42 U.S.C. § 1981...
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