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Tips On Avoiding Wage & Hour Lawsuits In Massachusetts: Tip #4
Among the most common types of wage and hour lawsuits in Massachusetts are independent contractor misclassification suits.
United States
30 May 2019
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Tips On Avoiding Wage And Hour Lawsuits In Massachusetts - April 2019
Even fair-minded employers, with sound policies, face "off-the-clock" claims. That is, employers have to defend against lawsuits in which employees argue that they worked hours for which
United States
3 May 2019
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Tips On Avoiding Wage And Hour Lawsuits In Massachusetts
Until recently, there has been much debate about the enforceability of arbitration agreements containing class action waivers. Courts disagreed as to whether employers could enforce these agreements
United States
4 Mar 2019
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Litigate Locally (Not Nationwide), Federal Courts Increasingly Tell FLSA Plaintiffs
Seyfarth Synopsis: Two recent decisions by federal courts in Massachusetts highlight barriers to litigating FLSA cases on a nationwide basis
United States
27 Dec 2018
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How Narrow Is A Discrimination Plaintiff's Road To Trial In The Eleventh Circuit?
Although an employee can prove discrimination by showing that an employer's reasons for adverse action are pretextual.
United States
13 Nov 2018
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The Baton Passes Back To The East Coast: Prior Salary Ban Passed In Delaware And Philadelphia Law Suit Challenging Prior Salary Ban Back On
There have been two big updates on the prior salary front. First, Delaware joins the growing number of states and local jurisdictions with its enactment of a law preventing employers from requesting salary history of job applicants.
United States
6 Jul 2017
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UPDATE: Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia Salary History Ban Ordinance Dismissed
Following Philadelphia's passage of a pay equity Ordinance that prohibits inquiries into salary history (on which we previously reported here), businesses are challenging the Ordinance.
United States
19 Jun 2017
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Businesses Challenge Philadelphia Law Prohibiting Inquiry Into Prospective Employee's Wage History
Businesses banded together to challenge, on First Amendment and Due Process grounds, the pay equity Ordinance which would ban inquiries into prospective employees' prior salaries.
United States
2 May 2017
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Businesses Challenge Philadelphia Law Prohibiting Inquiry Into Prospective Employee's Wage History
Businesses banded together to challenge, on First Amendment and Due Process grounds, the pay equity Ordinance which would ban inquiries into prospective employees' prior salaries.
United States
28 Apr 2017
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Signs Of (American United) Life For Independent Contractor Status In Massachusetts
The plaintiff in Ruggiero was an insurance agent who entered into a contract with American United Life Insurance Company ("AUL") to sell AUL's insurance products and recruit and train other agents to do the same.
United States
5 Jan 2016
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Where's The (Pork)? Justices Sidestep Meatiest Issues At Oral Argument In Tyson Foods
Companies burdened by an avalanche of wage and hour class and collective actions have been hoping that Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo might be the game-changing decision they have been waiting for.
United States
19 Nov 2015
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What The Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast For Wage And Hour Law
The National Labor Relations Board's decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., announced last week, dramatically expands joint employer liability under the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
4 Sep 2015
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Supreme Court Briefing Begins In Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, A Potential Wage And Hour Blockbuster
In a case that could change how wage and hour class and collective actions are litigated, Tyson Foods, Inc. recently filed its opening Supreme Court brief.
United States
27 Aug 2015
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