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Proskauer Releases Its Third Value Insights Survey Results And Analysis On Workplace Complaints In The #MeToo Era
March 19, 2019 (New York) – International law firm Proskauer has released its third Value Insights survey. This survey focuses on Workplace Complaints in the #MeToo Era.
United States
29 Mar 2019
[Podcast]: Can-My-Employees Participate In Political Activities?
In this episode of the "Can My Employees Do That?"
United States
5 Mar 2019
Elise Bloom Leads MLB Arguments In The Ninth Circuit (Video)
Elise Bloom leads the Proskauer team that represents Major League Baseball (MLB) and 29 Clubs in a wage and hour putative class/collective action brought by minor league baseball players.
United States
17 Sep 2018
Proskauer Releases Survey Results On Delivering Value In Labor And Employment Law (October 11, 2017)
In this rapidly changing business landscape, the pressure to adapt, foresee and manage legal risk while reducing spend continues to rise for in-house lawyers responsible for labor and employment.
United States
12 Oct 2017
Value Insights Report: Delivering Value In Labor And Employment Law
Proskauer's findings from our Value Insights: Delivering Value in Labor and Employment Law survey provide a resource for in-house counsel, serving as a benchmarking tool in managing labor...
United States
11 Oct 2017
Seventh Circuit Affirms Denial Of Class Certification For Failure To Show Commonality Under Dukes In Vacation Pay Suit
Plaintiffs Demiko McCaster and Jennifer Clark, who worked at two different restaurants owned by Darden Restaurants, Inc., alleged that Darden failed to pay them the accrued vacation pay allegedly owed to them...
United States
11 Jan 2017
Participate In Proskauer's Value Insights Survey
Currently, we are gearing up for this year's survey and want to hear from you.
United States
7 Dec 2016
What's Next For Traditional Labor With President-Elect Trump In Office?
President-elect Trump's strong base with blue collar workers helped him win yesterday's election, despite significant union backing for Hillary Clinton during the campaign.
United States
10 Nov 2016
New Jersey's Proposed Equal Pay Legislation Passes in Both Houses
On March 14, 2016, the New Jersey Assembly passed Bill A2750, a legislation aimed at closing the gender wage gap.
United States
30 Mar 2016
White Collar Exemption Regulations Move to Final Review Stage
On Monday the U.S. Department of Labor released its final overtime exemption rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
United States
16 Mar 2016
Supreme Court Takes Away A Class Action Defense Tool That We Couldn't Really Use Anyway
Some in the defense bar are decrying Campbell-Ewald as depriving the defense bar of an important tool, but it was not a tool that we ever really had.
United States
22 Jan 2016
Second Circuit Revives Contract Attorney's Misclassification Suit
On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., alleging violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
3 Aug 2015
Second Circuit Revives Putative Collective Action
On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc.
United States
28 Jul 2015
Second Circuit Adopts The "Highly Individualized" Primary Beneficiary Test In Unpaid Intern Lawsuits
The court rejected the six-factor test promoted by the U.S. Department of Labor, and applied by the district court in Glatt, finding that it was "too rigid" and ill-suited to apply to the "particular facts [of] all workplaces."
United States
9 Jul 2015
Supreme Court Rules That Agency Interpretive Rules Are Not Subject To Notice-And-Comment Rulemaking
Recently, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous judgment that government agency "interpretive rules" are not subject to notice-and-comment rulemaking, but cautioned that those same rules do not carry the "force and effect of law."
United States
19 Mar 2015
EEOC Issues New Guidance On Religious Garb And Grooming In The Workplace
On March 6, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") released a new question-and-answer guide and accompanying fact sheet on religious dress and grooming in the workplace, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
United States
11 Mar 2014
Massachusetts Paid Sick Time
Rhode Island recently has followed Connecticut in mandating paid sick time, and now bills pending in Massachusetts and Vermont may spread the requirement through New England.
United States
10 Mar 2014
Supreme Court’s Sandifer Decision Is Not Just About Changing Clothes
In Sandifer et al. v. United States Steel Corp., a unanimous Supreme Court clarified the meaning of "changing clothes" found in Section 203(o) of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA" or "Act"), ...
United States
15 Feb 2014
Broad Definition Of "Disability" Endorsed By Fourth Circuit
In its recently published opinion in "Summers v. Altarum Institute, Corp.", the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to hold that a sufficiently severe temporary impairment may constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
United States
6 Feb 2014
New York City Earned Sick Time Act To Be Expanded
The New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act") will take effect on April 1, 2014.
United States
30 Jan 2014
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