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Ninth Circuit finds mall owner’s state trespass and nuisance claims not preempted in a secondary boycott context a circuit split on preemption

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

In a recent case of note, the Ninth Circuit held that federal labor laws did not preempt a shopping mall owner's state law claims for trespass and

Another good ruling for employers who fear class arbitration

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

If you are loathe to engage in class arbitration, as most employers are, then a recent California appeals court decision, Garden Fresh Restaurant

Employees finally “Facebook” the music for “insubordinate” posts

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

In Richmond District Neighborhood Center, 361 NLRB No. 74 (2014) ("Richmond") the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") affirmed an ALJ's decision

Senators grill EEOC General Counsel Lopez in confirmation hearings

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions ("HELP") Committee held a confirmation for Charlotte Burrows as a new EEOC

Not so fast: 9th Circuit puts the brakes on boilerplate, bare bones FLSA complaints

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

For years, employers have been frustrated by lengthy and costly FLSA litigation prompted by little more than conclusory allegations that the

Court “rolls” back attorney fee award in sushi worker FLSA settlement

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

As we have noted in previous posts, courts have been paying increasingly close attention to the terms of FLSA settlements and, on occasion, refusing

Minnesota District Court shoots down the EEOC’s request for preliminary injunction over wellness program

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

On November 6, 2014, in EEOC v. Honeywell International, Inc. Case No. 14-CV-4517, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157945, (D. Minn. Nov. 6, 2014), Judge Ann

Put up or shut up: 8th Circuit shuts down overtime claim because plaintiff’s guestimates of his hours worked are insufficient

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

The facts are familiar: An employee who is classified as exempt files suit claiming misclassification and seeking overtime pay. Understandably, the

Washington Court holds employer farm’s ban on guests in employee housing illegal

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On November 3, 2014, Honorable Susan K. Cook of the Superior Court of the State of Washington in and for the County of Skagit entered an order

“Exceptional” class action dismissed by Supreme Court of Louisiana

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

On October 31, 2014, in Oliver v. Orleans Parish Sch. Bd., No. 2014-C-0329 (La. Oct. 31, 2014), the Supreme Court of Louisiana reversed a Fourth