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Second Circuit "Purrs" On Cat's Paw Liability Case
Recently, the Second Circuit held that the "cat's paw" theory of liability may be used to support recovery for claims of retaliation where an employer negligently relies on information provided by a low-level employee...
United States
18 Oct 2016
District Court Turns The Other "Cheeks" On Parties' Proposed Stipulation Of Dismissal
In Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, the Second Circuit held that judicial or DOL approval is required for a valid dismissal of FLSA claims with prejudice.
United States
15 Jul 2016
NJ Supreme Court Finds For Employees In Two Recent Cases
The plaintiff was a 17-year employee of the Millville Rescue Squad ("MRS"), where he worked with his wife during the latter 8 years of his employment.
United States
7 Jul 2016
A Standardized Test Is Here: Connecticut Supreme Court Brings Clarity To The "ABC" Test For Independent Contractor Status
Notably, the court held that employers should be subject to a single standard for purposes of state unemployment compensation and the obligation to pay federal unemployment tax.
United States
23 Mar 2016
Brokers Take A Bath In FLSA Collective Action
The brokers initially succeeded in obtaining conditional certification of their misclassification claims under the relatively lenient FLSA standard in Griffith v. Fordham Financial Management, Inc.
United States
19 Feb 2016
Connecticut Supreme Court Expands Protection For Would-Be Whistleblowers
Connecticut whistleblowers were handed a siren to sound the alarm on employers this week.
United States
14 Oct 2015
Another Blow To DOL Position On Internships
The plaintiffs in Schumann v. Collier Anesthesia, P.A. were interns in an anesthesia practice that provided training for student-registered nurse anesthetists.
United States
23 Sep 2015
Full Court Press For Interns At Second Circuit?
As this blog previously reported, a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit ruled against two separate groups of interns in early July.
United States
21 Aug 2015
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