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Supreme Court: class action waiver trumps federal statutory right *

- July 1 2013
Continuing its string of recent pro-arbitration decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision enforcing class action waivers in…

Co-authors: Sarah A. Good , Roxane A. Polidora, Connie J. Wolfe, Christine A. Scheuneman, Amy L. Pierce.

7th Circuit holds successor liable for FLSA claims, despite buyer's disclaimer *

- April 11 2013
In Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions, LLC, the 7th Circuit in an opinion written by Judge Posner held that, absent a good reason to withhold…

Co-authors: Thomas N. Makris, Alex Parachini , Leo T. Crowley .

California Supreme Court issues employer-friendly decision on mixed-motive defense *

- February 12 2013
On February 7, 2013, the California Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Harris v. City of Santa Monica. The California high court upheld the…

Co-authors: Ellen Connelly Cohen.

California employers get a break on meal and rest claims but still face class action filings *

- April 18 2012
In a highly anticipated decision, on April 12 the California Supreme Court in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court held that employers are not obligated to ensure that nonexempt employees take their meal breaks.

Co-authors: Darcy L. Muilenburg, Erin C. Carroll, Thomas N. Makris, Kathryn A. Nyce.

Sullivan v. Oracle Corporation: California-based employers must pay non-resident employees overtime for work in California *

- July 7 2011
On certification from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court held that California's overtime provisions apply to non-resident employees of California-based employers who work in California for full days or weeks, and that violation of these provisions properly forms the basis of an Unfair Competition Law claim.

Co-authors: Karen M. Harkins, Laura K. Latham.

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