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Last month, Federal District Court Judge Stanley A. Bastian dismissed at oral argument a shareholder suit challenging the Starbucks DEI initiatives. The Court has now issued a brief, yet informative...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Latest California court decision is another example of judicial hostility to employment arbitration agreements.
McGuireWoods LLP
On Aug. 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would significantly increase salary threshold amounts...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On August 14, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued a decision—Marcus v. American Contract Bridge League—clarifying and applying the standards for determining whether...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
ANew Jersey federal court has ruled that a company's self-disclosure of potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations did not render the company a state actor...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Ninth Circuit recently issued an opinion that signals some movement in the direction away from enforcing employment-related arbitration agreements.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On August 14, 2023, the New Jersey Supreme Court, in Crisitello v. St. Theresa School, held that the "religious tenets" exception to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On August 31, 2023, the Delaware Court of Chancery held, with respect to a non-compete provision in an employment agreement, that: (1) the choice of law provision selecting Delaware...
Perkins Coie LLP
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on August 30, 2023, which proposes revisions to the regulations issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Littler Mendelson
The legal battle continues between large cities and the State of Texas over state attempts to nullify local enactments on employment and other matters that exceed or conflict with state law.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A recent California district court addressed the question of whether, for insurance coverage purposes, a SOX whistleblower claim is a "securities claim," and answered that question in the affirmative.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On August 23, 2023, the Delaware Court of Chancery decided Frontline Technologies Parent LLC et al. v. Brian Murphy et al., a case which, in the Court's view...
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Hamilton v. Dallas County, held that plaintiffs no longer need to plead an "ultimate employment decision" before alleging a claim for disparate treatment under Title VII.
Foley & Lardner
If you are a loyal reader of our blog you know that employee protections have been broadening in recent times — be it by changes to laws, agency...
Littler Mendelson
A recent District of Columbia federal court ruling reminds employers that a severance agreement containing a release of claims under the False Claims Act does not guarantee...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Working as a contractor, or hiring contractors, provides the flexibility that many workers and companies desire. In some scenarios, the independent contractor status works well.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On August 18, 2023, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in deciding the case Hamilton, et al. v. Dallas County, overruled a nearly 30-year-old line of precedent that limited...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The EEOC is required by statute to submit to the White House and Congress a five-year strategic plan identifying the agency's major goals and objectives...
Proskauer Rose LLP
When Congress passed and President Biden signed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act ("the Act") last year, we predicted it was just the beginning of an all-out...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The use of contracting arrangements is widespread; however, around the world, we are seeing trends suggesting this type of work arrangement...
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