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Fourth Circuit affirms sanctions against the EEOC in action fraught with delays

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

Many employers who have dealt with the EEOC in large cases suffer frustration over inexplicable delays combined with at times unreasonable requests

Eleventh Circuit refuses to enforce post-suit arbitration agreements based upon employer misconduct

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

The British have a phrase "too clever by half" to describe complex schemes that ultimately won't work. We all know from cases such as Concepcion

Sixth Circuit holds that duty to arbitrate survives expiration of employment contract, requires individual arbitration

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2014

With the Supreme Court having issued a series of decisions overruling many of the roadblocks to the enforcement of arbitration agreements in the

Supreme Court accepts certiorari in security screening case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2014

We've written at least twice now on class actions arising out of time spent by employees going through security lines, primarily at the end of their

Massachusetts court refuses to certify case involving alleged independent contractor misclassification

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently issued a case involving the straight-forward application of the Supreme

Eleventh Circuit affirms dismissal of RICO claims

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

Is there a statute with a better acronym than RICO? The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, apart from its great acronym, has been

Washington (state) district court dismisses putative ADA class action

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

As we’ve commented before, disability claims are particularly poor fodder for class actions. Unlike other protected traits, there are often threshold

New York district court dismisses putative ERISA class alleging illegal kickbacks

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

Sometimes in the rush to meet Rule 23(a) and (b)'s requirements, what gets overlooked is whether there is any underlying claim in the first place. In

Incentive awards, bounties, and adequacy of representation

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

A common feature of class action settlements, whether in employment actions or otherwise, is the payment of an incentive award to the named plaintiff

Does D.R. Horton apply arbitration agreements without a class action waiver?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

Our sister blog, Employment Law Spotlight, recently reported on the decision of an NLRB administrative law judge regarding the legality of an