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Supreme Court’s Sandifer decision is not just about changing clothes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 13 2014

In Sandifer et al. V. United States Steel Corp., a unanimous Supreme Court clarified the meaning of "changing clothes" found in Section 203(o) of the

Broad definition of "disability" endorsed by Fourth Circuit

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

In its recently published opinion in Summers v. Altarum Institute, Corp., No. 13-1645, decided January 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals

AAA adopts optional appellate arbitration process

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2013

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) has released new rules establishing an optional appeals process for parties involved in arbitration

New York Court of Appeals approves warrantless GPS tracking of government employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

On June 27, 2013, a divided New York Court of Appeals held in Cunningham v. New York State Dept. Of Labor, that the state can use GPS tracking to

New York Court of Appeals permits warrantless GPS tracking of government employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

On June 27, 2013, a divided New York Court of Appeals held in Cunningham v. New York State Dept. Of Labor, that the state can use GPS tracking to

Supreme Court's DOMA decision affects employers' obligations under the FMLA

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2013

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined "marriage" as a legal union between one man and one woman

New York Court of Appeals clarifies important questions about tip-sharing statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

On June 26, 2013, New York's highest court for the first time weighed in and ruled on what types of employees are qualified to participate in

Eleventh Circuit rules on FLSA “nursing mothers” provision

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

On December 26, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued the first decision by a federal Court of Appeals concerning the provisions

Second Circuit narrowly reads FLSA exemptions in Novartis ruling

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a significant and potentially far-reaching decision, recently, when it held that Novartis’ pharmaceutical sales representatives are entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and related New York and California laws

U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturns Ninth Circuit, finding employer's review of personal text messages reasonable

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2010

Today, in a decision authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturned a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a case involving an employee’s assertion that a government employer had violated the Fourth Amendment by unreasonably obtaining and reviewing personal text messages sent and received on employer-issued pagers