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Offshore Oil Rig Workers' Overtime Claims Governed By FLSA, Not California Law
On June 10, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously ruled that state wage and hour laws do not apply to offshore drilling workers where federal law addresses the relevant issue.
United States
21 Jun 2019
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Fifth Circuit Holds Directional Drillers Are Independent Contractors
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that a group of directional driller consultants were independent contractors, not employees, in large part due to their highly specialized skills, ...
United States
28 Mar 2019
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Louisiana Court Finds Nonsolicitation/Noncompetition Agreement Is Enforceable
When Jay Baker, the vice president of Causin, L.L.C., quit to create a competing business, Causin sued to enforce Baker's nonsolicitation/noncompetition agreement.
United States
5 Mar 2019
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New Orleans Charter School Operator Ordered To Bargain With Union
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a New Orleans charter school was not a "political subdivision" exempt from the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
United States
22 Oct 2018
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Court Confirms Louisiana Anti-Discrimination Statute, Not Tort Law, Provides The Exclusive Basis For Employment Discrimination Claim
Plaintiffs have attempted a number of creative avenues to avoid the procedural and substantive limitations set forth under the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law (LEDL),
United States
22 Oct 2018
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Louisiana Supreme Court Rejects Governor's Appeal Of LGBT Executive Order Ruling
The court's refusal is the final decision on Executive Order JBE 2016 – 11. The order is unconstitutional as a matter of law.
United States
10 Apr 2018
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Louisiana Supreme Court Bounces Out On Arbitration Clause
A recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision over the enforceability of an arbitration clause has the justices battling it out. Against well-established precedent favoring arbitration clauses, the court recently found that a provision in an indoor trampoline park's participant agreement was unenforceable because it was adhesionary and lacked mutuality of consent.
United States
7 Dec 2016
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