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Are we there yet?: do Northwestern Players have a union or not?

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2014

When a Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that scholarship football players at Northwestern University were

Major League Baseball hits home run in FLSA lawsuit

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
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  • USA
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  • April 21 2014

Last August, I posted about a collective (class) action Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuit filed against MLB as the result of using unpaid

College athletes and unions: a first strike from the NLRB

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

On March 26, the Chicago Region of the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB" or the "Board") decided that college football players at

It's all in the wrists

  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 14 2014

A federal court in New York recently denied a summary judgment motion in a workplace injury case that once more highlights how social media can play a

Daughter’s Facebook post leads to costly breach by father of a confidentiality clause in his settlement agreement with former employer

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2014

A recent decision by a Florida appeals court, Gulliver Schools, Inc. v. Snay, stands as a stark reminder of the perils of trying to maintain

Hope springs eternal . . . Except for a volunteer at Major League Baseball’s FanFest on the losing end of a wage and hour class action

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

In baseball, the beginning of spring means hope for fans of even the most hard luck teams. Unfortunately for one erstwhile fan, the first days of

Major League baseball volunteers are not employees under the FLSA

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

On March 26, 2014, the District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed John Chen's proposed Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective

Facebook post costs father dearly

  • William Fry
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

A recent decision of a Florida Court has ruled that a Facebook post by a teenager, mentioning her father’s settlement of his case against his former

EEOC meeting: social media discovery chills the exercising of rights

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently held a meeting to gather information about the growing use of social media

Releases of liability: do's and don't's for employers

  • Nexsen Pruet
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

Employers often use waivers and releases of claims in agreements with former employees, either as part of a separation agreement at the time