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NJ Supreme Court clarifies independent contractor standard under state wage laws

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2015

Last week, New Jersey's highest court ruled in Hargrove v. Sleepy's, LLC, No. A-70-12 (Jan. 14, 2015), that the so-called "ABC test" applies when

Time for an antitrust checkup: FTC announces 2015 thresholds under HSR Act and Clayton Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

January is a good time to take stock of compliance programs and set aside dated opinions and guidance to avoid relying on old rules, and antitrust is

U.S. Supreme Court tires (for now) of playing “whack-a-mole” with California over arbitration

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

On January 20, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for certiorari filed in CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC v. Iskanian, a case in which the

Third Circuit defines “extraterritorial” applicability of federal securities laws in United States v. Georgiou

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit added its voice yesterday to the ongoing judicial effort to construe the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010

Employer properly challenged CUIAB’s determination that worker was not an independent contractor

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

After leaving his job as a massage therapist at West Hollywood Community Health & Fitness Center (dba “Voda Spa”), Mario Serban applied for

Anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies save employer from $3.5 million punitive damages award

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • Puerto Rico, USA
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  • January 20 2015

On January 7, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico issued an opinion overturning a jury’s $3.5 million punitive damages

Employee recovers $131,000 for unpaid wages against former employer

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

Manuel Tabarrejo was employed as a caregiver by Princess Retirement Homes, Inc. (“PRH”). After Tabarrejo left his employment with PRH, he filed a

Time spent by warehouse workers in security screening is not compensable under Fair Labor Standards Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

The employer in this case, Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc., provides staffing to Amazon.com throughout the United States. Plaintiffs Jesse Busk

Employee could proceed with whistleblower lawsuit based on employer’s mistaken belief she had complained

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

Cecilia Diego, the former assistant director of Pilgrim United’s preschool, sued her former employer for retaliation in violation of public policy

Trial court properly denied class certification for unpaid meal break claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

The putative class members in this case moved for class certification on the theory that although Walgreens’s stated policy on meal breaks was proper