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Revocation of ex-convict’s job offer did not violate state law, says PA Court

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

Pennsylvania, like many states, has restricted employer use of criminal history in hiring and other employment decisions. Under the Criminal History

SDNY dismisses extraterritorial SOX and Dodd Frank whistleblower claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

Failing to heed a powerful message from the Second Circuit, overseas plaintiffs are continuing to seek to pursue SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower

Pennsylvania court recognizes that a payment required by law is not a “voluntary payment” requiring the insurer’s consent

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

If you are required by law to perform an act, the act is not "voluntary." This proposition may seem obvious enough to most, but one insurer recently

“Prior or pending litigation” exclusion bars coverage for litigation that was unknown to policyholder

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

Companies that do business with the federal government, or whose business transactions otherwise involve payments by the government, undoubtedly

ARB affirms blacklisting award to whistleblower

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

The ARB upheld a damages award in favor of a whistleblower after his former employer purportedly "blacklisted" him by providing an apparently

PAGA claims and arbitration a federal court parts ways with Iskanian

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

The California Supreme Court's decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC, (discussed here), held that class action waivers in arbitration

Pregnancy is a protected characteristic under the Florida Civil Rights Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

In April 2014, the Florida Supreme Court, resolving the split in the Florida District Courts of Appeal, held that the Florida Civil Rights Act

“Black car” drivers found to be independent contractors

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Recently, courts in highly-publicized independent contractor misclassification cases in the transportation sector have issued determinations finding

Landmark Oracle-Google Android copyright dispute may end up in Supreme Court

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

While many smartphone users were gazing upon their new iPhone 6 Plus's 5.5-inch screen with wonder, there was another notable development in the

Court affirms $3M jury award in Illinois whistleblower action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

On August 28, 2014, Judge James McCarthy issued a decision in Crawley v. Chicago State University, Case No. 10 L 12657 (Cook County, Ill., Law Div