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A welcome ‘waive’ of Second Circuit cases: class action waivers deemed enforceable

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2013

For the better part of the last decade, the Second Circuit routinely and consistently struck down class action waivers in arbitration provisions. As

Court strikes down proposed class of female Wal-Mart employees again!

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

After suffering defeat in the United States Supreme Court, Plaintiffs in Dukes et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. returned to court in California in an

Printing hard copies of stolen source code: the difference between freedom and incarceration in the Second Circuit

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

Whenever an appeals court kicks off a 65-page opinion by describing you (or your client) as a thief, and posits that the question before it is

Don’t “friend me”: more state law limitations on accessing employee social media sites

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

Effective July 28, 2013, Washington became the eleventh state to have a law prohibiting employers from, among other things, asking its personnel for

Further down the rabbit-hole we go: California’s troubling treatment of incentive-based compensation systems

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

On July 17, 2013, the California Supreme Court denied review of the Second Appellate District's decision in Gonzalez v. Downtown LA Motors, 2013 Cal

You can’t get paid for sleeping on the job

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2013

Employees who live in employer-provided housing as part of their job may not so easily claim wages for 24-hour periods of work under California's

Fifth Circuit defines "whistleblower" narrowly under Dodd-Frank

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2013

On July 17, 2013, the Fifth Circuit issued the First Circuit court decision interpreting Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision

The buck stops here!: Gristedes Foods CEO may be personally liable for FLSA claims

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2013

Last week, in Irizarry v. Catsimatidis, Docket No. 11-4035-cv (July 9, 2013), the Second Circuit held that Gristedes Foods CEOand current NYC

Fourth of July post family fireworks: plot to steal client lists goes up in smoke

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

For many, Fourth of July festivities wouldn't be complete without a baseball game, a family barbecue, and of course, fireworks. But for one

U.S. Supreme Court adopts a narrow definition of a supervisor in harassment claims

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

Resolving a split among the circuits, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a "supervisor" for Title VII harassment liability is limited to those who have