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Fisher Phillips LLP
By a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled today that the Federal Arbitration Act does not allow a court to compel class arbitration when the agreement does not clearly provide for it.
BakerHostetler
We've noted before that while conditional certification motions are often granted, such classes fare far less well at the second decertification stage and just as poorly on the eve of trial.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Last year, the California Supreme Court decided Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, a landmark decision that dramatically increased the risk of misclassifying individuals
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(May 6, 2019) - A once obscure group of chemicals known as perfluorinated chemical substances (PFAS) have gripped national headlines in recent months, due to increasing concerns over potential health risks.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
We will continue to track the status of any proposed amendments to the CCPA.
Reed Smith
Material privacy and data security risks are set to rise again with the coming implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in January 2020.
BakerHostetler
Multilevel marketing company ViSalus sells a variety of drinks, snacks, meals and supplements that are bundled into "kits" that the company claims promote health,
Mintz
On Jan. 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA or Act) is set to empower the state attorney general to file suit against "businesses" that collect their "personal information."
Mintz
Predictably, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988, 2019 U.S. LEXIS 2943 (U.S. April 24, 2019),
Duane Morris LLP
In Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., a decade-old proposed class action against a franchisor, the Ninth Circuit ruled on May 2, 2019
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 26, 2019, the Northern District of New York held that a group of Plaintiffs failed to satisfy their burden to establish commonality and predominance under Fed. R. Civ. P. 23
Dentons
The Hon. Philip S. Gutierrez of the Central District of California recently dismissed a class-action complaint filed against Boulder Brands USA, Inc. (Defendant).
Arnold & Porter
On May 13, 2019, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, affirmed a Ninth Circuit ruling that permitted a massive consumer class action against Apple concerning the Apple App Store to proceed, even though the prices ...
Dentons
On April 24, 2019, the US Supreme Court ruled on the question of whether the Federal Arbitration Act (the "FAA") "bars an order requiring
BakerHostetler
Sometimes being right is not a virtue, especially when it comes to the Federal Arbitration Act § 1 exemption. We predicted uncertainty after the New Prime v. Oliveira decision and got it.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In Gammella v. P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc., Massachusetts's highest court, the Supreme Judicial Court, has weighed in on several recurring class action litigation issues
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: Approximately one year ago, in Epic Systems Corp., the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of mandatory arbitration agreements that prohibit employees from
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Lamps Plus, Inc., et al. v. Varela, No. 17-988, on April 24, 2019.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Who sits as Chair of the EEOC unquestionably has a significant impact for all employers interacting with the Commission.
Cooley LLP
These rules – except as described below – are applicable to All institutions participating in the Title IV programs.
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Jones Day
Data privacy- and security-related class actions appear to be on the rise, and effectively defending them requires the right mix of substantive and procedural knowledge.
Jones Day
On the heels of the European Union's General Data Protection law, which went into effect in May 2018
BakerHostetler
We bring you, today, a second installment in Tootsie Roll Industries' (TRI) Junior Mints slack-fill saga.
Hogan Lovells
For a summary of the 2016 final regulations, please see our previous alert.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In a recent case, Correia v. NB Baker Electric, Inc., the California Court of Appeal held that employers cannot require employees to arbitrate their representative claims under the California Private Attorney General Act of 2004.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
We recently highlighted DOL opinion letter 2018-27, which rescinded the 80/20 rule and was a welcome change for employers in the restaurant industry.
Dentons
On April 24, 2019, the US Supreme Court ruled on the question of whether the Federal Arbitration Act (the "FAA") "bars an order requiring
BakerHostetler
San Diego resident Jessica Littlejohn seems to be a committed fan of SweeTARTS candy.
Hogan Lovells
Over the last several weeks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted notices of intent to file statements of interest in five "no-poach" class actions .
Singh & Associates
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of India, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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