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By Susan Ryan
Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what's happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
By Abigail Cahak, Noah Finkel
Seyfarth Synopsis: Even though the DOL abandoned its 20% tip credit rule in November 2018, one federal district judge has refused to defer to the agency, opting to defer to the old guidance instead.
By Gerald Maatman Jr.
Seyfarth Synopsis: Our latest blog gave readers a detailed breakdown of the second trend of our 15th Annual Workplace Class Action Report (WCAR), which was class certification rulings in 2018.
By Andrew Boutros, Michael Wexler, Alex Meier
On January 11, 2019, the Supreme Court accepted certiorari to reconcile fractured circuit tests on when the government may withhold information from a Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA")
By Kristina Launey, Minh Vu
Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
By Jaime Raba
On January 4, 2019, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District issued an opinion reminding us that under California law, tax returns are privileged and improper disclosure of them can even potentially rise ...
By Joshua Seidman, Tracy Billows, Ann Marie Zaletel, William Perkins, Ryan B. Schneider
Over the last decade, dozens of states and cities have infected the nation with a patchwork of paid sick leave laws and ordinances.
By Ariel D. Fenster, Ryan McCoy, Esteban Shardonofsky
Arbitration of employment claims continues to be a hot topic at the Supreme Court.
By Leo Li, Michael Wahlander
Plaintiffs' lawyers routinely invoke Labor Code provisions to conduct pre-litigation discovery by seeking employment records.
By Gerald Maatman Jr.
Seyfarth Synopsis: As our 2019 Workplace Class Action Report describes, 2018 was quite an interesting year for employers in terms of class certification rulings.
By Pamela Devata, Stacey Blecher
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
By Edward (Teddie) Arnold
25 days and counting, the partial government shutdown has left many federal employees with an endless weekend and no paycheck
By Nila Merola, Cameron Smith
Since 2008, GENDA has passed the Assembly 10 times, but has consistently failed in the Senate.
By Daniel Klein, Christopher Kelleher
While we await the proposed regulations due by March 31, 2019, the new Department of Family and Medical Leave has provided several points of clarification of which employers should be aware.
By Gerald Maatman Jr.
Seyfarth's Workplace Class Action Report was featured in a January 14 story from The Global Legal Post, "The billion dollar plus rise and fall of employment litigation
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