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By Gerald Maatman Jr.
As profiled in our recent publication of the 13th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings have a profound impact on employers and the tools they may utilize to defend high-stakes litigation.
By Patrick Muffo
The doctrine of definiteness requires a patent to clearly state what the inventor considers to be their invention.
By Coby Turner, Christopher Im
Employers are usually mindful of the many laws governing employee medical leaves and how they interact.
By Edward Fox
EDMC negotiated certain changes to the terms of the Secured Debt in September 2014 and, in return, EDMC agreed to guarantee repayment of the Secured Debt (the "Secured Guarantee").
By Adam Young, Craig Simonsen
The Affordable Care Act faces an uncertain future under the Trump administration, which will affect whistleblower provisions enforced by OSHA.
By Paul Galligan, Samuel Sverdlov
Requests for religious accommodations are challenging for employers because employers have limited means to determine the veracity of an employee's religious obligations...
By Eric Hill
Airline customer service representative denied pay for pre-employment 10-day classroom training program under the FLSA and California Labor Law.
By Kevin Fritz
Google Maps now provides information on accessibility, but the information may not be particularly reliable or useful to gauge accessibility.
By Seyfarth Shaw LLP
With the publication of our Annual Workplace Class Action Report, the reaction from clients and loyal blog readers has been fantastic.
By Gerald Maatman Jr.
The Report is the sole compendium in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to workplace class action litigation, and has become the "go to" research and resource guide for businesses and their corporate counsel...
By Benjamin Briggs, Brent Clark, Mark Lies II, Adam Young, Craig Simonsen
Business organizations have once again brought suit against OSHA's new electronic reporting and retaliation rule...
By Jamila McCoy
On January 10, 2017, Alabama GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions began confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee for his potential role as Attorney General in the upcoming Trump administration.
By Brent Clark, James Curtis, Craig Simonsen
Employers that are regulated under any of the 22 federal whistleblower protection laws are encouraged to review company policies...
By Sam Schwartz-Fenwick, Ronald Kramer
The PBGC is seeking more information on hybrid or two-pool withdrawal liability calculation methods.
By Patrick Burke
The Eleventh Circuit recently refused to set aside a bank fraud conviction, rejecting defendant's argument that advances in technology should change the way court's adjudicate alleged violations...
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