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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
At issue were two long-standing and apparently competing bodies of federal law
United States
25 May 2018
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Seventh Circuit Emphasizes Limits Of Advice-Of-Accountants Defense In Affirming Summary Judgment For FCA Defendant
Instead, the court, with a dissent by Judge Posner, upheld a grant of summary judgment for the defendant on knowledge grounds.
United States
1 Nov 2016
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Fifth Circuit Affirms False Claims Act's Anti-Retaliation Provision Cannot Be Used Against Individuals Who Did Not Employ Plaintiff
On July 1, 2016, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the district Court's dismissal of Plaintiff's False Claims Act ("FCA") retaliation claim against all individual defendants in the case.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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Fifth Circuit Holds Non-Employee Agent Is Protected By False Claims Act's Retaliation Provision
The Fifth Circuit issued an important ruling addressing the type of relationship that is required between a relator and a defendant for the relator to have a right to bring a retaliation claim...
United States
6 Oct 2016
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New FLSA Rule Raises Minimum Salary Thresholds For Exemption from Overtime
As a result of these changes, millions of workers will lose their current FLSA-exempt status on December 1, 2016.
United States
23 May 2016
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National Labor Relations Board Releases Unanimous Decision In Favor Of Northwestern University And The NCAA
On August 17, 2015, the NLRB declined to assert jurisdiction in Northwestern University and College Athletes Players Association, the union-organizing case involving grant-in-aid scholarship football players at Northwestern University.
United States
21 Aug 2015
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NLRB Allows Employees To Use Employer Email Systems For Organizing Purposes, And Issues New Speedy Union Election Rule
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has implemented dramatic changes that will greatly limit the ability of employers to respond to union organizing efforts.
United States
13 Jan 2015
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Massachusetts Federal Court Rules That The ADA Applies To Online-Only Business As A "Place Of Public Accommodation"
Under The ADA, "Place[S] Of Public Accommodation" Must Not Discriminate Against An Individual On The Basis Of Disability.
United States
15 Jul 2012
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Supreme Court Upholds Individual Mandate: The Employer Impact
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
United States
4 Jul 2012
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Clarifying The Presumption Against Extraterritoriality: California Northern District Court Rejects The Application Of Federal And California State Wage And Hours Laws To Work Performed Overseas
In a decision issued on May 3, Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed – with prejudice – the bulk of federal and California state wage and hour allegations made against Ropes & Gray client Adventures Rolling Cross-Country (ARCC), a California-based travel camp operator that provides international educational and adventure camp experiences for youths.
United States
29 May 2012
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United States Supreme Court Clears Way For Arbitration Clauses Limiting Class Action
In its recent decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of arbitration clauses that disallowed classwide arbitration, striking down a California rule barring such provisions.
United States
 
10 Jun 2011
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