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How not to settle a class action

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

Settling a workplace class action is far more complicated than resolving other types of litigation. Yet, the fundamental building blocks of settling

EEOC pushes its strategic enforcement plan and advocates for transgender workplace protections under Title VII

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

No federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression. Nevertheless, in recent years, the EEOC has

After the charge has gone: court gives EEOC free reign to press systemic investigation even after charging party withdraws

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

As we have blogged previously, the EEOC is increasingly wielding its subpoena power in pre-lawsuit investigations and subpoena enforcement

Competitor avoids injunction because competition was not significantly aided and abetted by a signatory to non-compete

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2014

In a recent Texas federal court ruling, a competitor closely aligned with, and seemingly assisted by, a signatory of a non-compete covenant narrowly

Bittersweet victory: court affirms $3.4 million attorney’s fee award despite plaintiffs’ defeat on majority of claims

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2014

Even in the face of an apparent victory, a company may be stuck with an unexpected and outsized attorneys' fees tab. In a recent case that highlights

Commission pay post-Peabody

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

In a recent blog post, we discussed how recent California judicial court decisions may erode the once-solid foundation of traditional incentive pay

Court slams the brakes on “Black Car” drivers’ misclassification case

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Trying to catch a cab in New York City is not for the faint of heart. In addition to the traditional "yellow cabs," which often treat the city

We’re talking about practice: court finds document-reviewing temp attorney is engaged in practice of law and therefore exempt

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

On Monday, a federal judge in New York dismissed a proposed FLSA collective action filed by an hourly temp attorney on the grounds that the temp was

Game, set, and match: USTA aces umpire misclassification case

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

Although the U.S. Open came to an end earlier this month in Flushing Meadows, New York, match point remained to be played for the tournament's

Court gives some employers a break on meal period flexibility

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

California's Labor Code section 512, as applied by the California Supreme Court in its 2012 decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court