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Franchise "No-Hire" Agreement Class Actions And The Single Enterprise Defense
Seyfarth Synopsis: There are currently pending at least four class actions claiming that provisions contained in franchise agreements prohibiting the hiring of employees of other intrabrand...
United States
17 Apr 2018
Emerging Trend For Employers: Workplace Antitrust Class Actions
Over the past few weeks, we have been covering the release of our 14th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report. Today's post focuses on an emerging trend in the workplace class action space — regarding workplace antitrust class actions.
United States
6 Mar 2018
Court Certifies Class In Duke-UNC No-Hire Workplace Antitrust Lawsuit
On February 1, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina entered an order granting in part, and denying in part, the plaintiff's motion for class certification in a no-hire antitrust case.
United States
14 Feb 2018
NLRB Finds That Fast-Food Company Must Allow Employees To Wear "Fight For $15" Buttons
NLRB rules that fast-food company violated the National Labor Relations Act by maintaining a rule prohibiting employees from wearing unauthorized buttons or insignia and by instructing an employee to remove his "Fight For $15" button.
United States
11 Apr 2017
D.C. Circuit Upholds NLRB Finding That Employment Agreement's Confidentiality And Non-Disparagement Provisions Violated The NLRA
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently denied Quicken Loans, Inc.'s petition for review of an NLRB decision finding that confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions in the company's...
United States
22 Aug 2016
D.C. Circuit Upholds NLRB Finding that Employment Agreement's Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions Violated the NLRA
Back in 2013, an NLRB administrative law judge found that certain confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions contained in Quicken's Mortgage Banker Employment Agreement violated the NLRA.
United States
16 Aug 2016
More Updates On The Legal Challenge To DOL's Final Persuader Rule
With respect to the lawsuits challenging the Final Persuader Rule, further amicus briefs have been filed and hearing dates have been set for the plaintiffs' motions for preliminary injunctions.
United States
25 Apr 2016
More Updates On The Legal Challenge To DOL's Final Persuader Rule
The plaintiffs in the first lawsuit challenging the Final Persuader Rule have filed a motion for preliminary injunction, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks to file an amicus brief in support of that motion.
United States
19 Apr 2016
Two Additional Lawsuits Filed Challenging The DOL's Final Persuader Rule
The suit filed in Minnesota, Labnet Inc. d/b/a Worklaw Network v. United States Department of Labor (Case No. 0:16-cv-00844), was filed by a group of eleven law firms who are all members of an association of independent law firms.
United States
11 Apr 2016
First Lawsuit Filed Challenging The DOL's Final Persuader Rule
The lawsuit, Associated Builders and Contractors of Arkansas v. Perez (Case No. 4:16-cv-169), is the first of several likely suits challenging the Final Rule.
United States
8 Apr 2016
NLRB Sets Aside Election Results Due To Overbroad Work Rules
In an unpublished decision issued on February 17, the NLRB set aside the results of an election in which the tally of ballots was 18 for and 50 against the union...
United States
7 Mar 2016
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