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By Anna M. Stancu
In the wake of a deluge of sexual harassment accusations being leveled against high profile figures, and the ensuing #MeToo social media movement ...
By Stephen L. Taeusch, Reanne Swafford-Harris
On November 7, 2017, after a four-day trial, a federal jury in Los Angeles, California returned a verdict in favor of Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. in a class action filed against the company by former employee Francisca Guillen.
By Joni Noggle
The California Court of Appeal recently held that employees' workers' compensation decisions barred them from pursuing similar claims under the Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") ...
By Ryan Krueger, Matthew Tobias
Last month, the Sixth Circuit revived a lawsuit brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") alleging that a retailer's commission policy was unlawful in Stein v. hhgregg, Inc., 2017 U.S. App.
By Ken Yood, Matthew Goldman, Jordan Grushkin
On November 13, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rule, "Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center ...
By Curtis Dombek
The Trump Administration has made good on its promise to cut back on the liberalized Cuban policy implemented by the Obama Administration with a new regime that introduces new travel restrictions ...
By Fatema Merchant, J. Scott Maberry
Remember how we talked about bipartisan legislation introduced in March 2017 (which seems like a million years ago) to investigate the Russian media outlet RT for spreading propaganda ...
By J. Scott Maberry
The summer of 2017 saw the U.S. Department of Justice's docket still teeming with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases.
By Lauren Lewis
As we previously reported, New York State adopted the New York Paid Family Leave Law ("Paid Leave Law") back in April 2016.
By Reanne Swafford-Harris, Stephen L. Taeusch
Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the "Earned Safe and Sick Time Act" into law. The new law, which will take effect on May 5, 2018, expands the purposes ...
By Jonathan Moss, John Stigi
In Waggoner v. Barclays PLC, No. 16-1912 (2d Cir. Nov. 6, 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a Rule 10b-5 securities fraud action, affirmed the district court's order ...
By Jonathan E. Meyer
Following up on our prior posts, we now turn to the future of cybersecurity. In so doing, we are reminded that, just as technology and the Internet are rapidly changing, so is the need for defenses ...
By Jonathan Aronie
An Analysis of NDAA Section 846's Online Marketplace Provisions
By David J. Passey, John G. Crisp, Elizabeth A. Kelly
Earlier today the House of Representatives voted on and passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. If passed by the Senate, the Act would significantly change the current federal income tax regime in the United States.
By Jonathan Sokolowski
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
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