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The California divide: federal courts refuse to follow state Supreme Court’s Iskanian decision

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

One of the last barriers to full enforcement of arbitration agreements with class action waivers sustained another blow last week. A California

Another federal court decertifies FLSA collective action of hospital workers challenging auto-deduct policy

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

We have previously discussed that, while medical providers have become a common target of plaintiffs asserting wage and hour claims arising out of

California district court finds bankrupt named plaintiffs not adequate representatives

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

Anyone questioning whether the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), has had an impact need look no

OSHA expands employers’ reporting requirements for work-related injuries and fatalities

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

On Sept. 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced revisions to its rule that

District judge allows rail union to side step Rule 23 with pattern-or-practice claim

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

A federal district judge in Hammond, Indiana, has permitted a rail union to pursue injunctive remedies in a Title VII pattern-or-practice

Conservative Kansas joins the liberal Ninth Circuit in rejecting the independent contractor classification of delivery drivers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

Last month we blogged about two Ninth Circuit opinions that deemed FedEx Ground drivers to be employees rather than independent contractors under

Court dismisses EEOC’s attack on severance agreements, but not on the merits

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

The EEOC's lawsuit against CVS, which alleged that the company's severance agreements were impermissibly restrictive, has been dismissed, but not for

NLRB adopts new test for independent contractor misclassification, applies it to find FedEx drivers are employees who can unionize

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

The NLRB has tossed a new vegetable into the enormous salad of independent contractor misclassification tests. As companies might expect, the new

Seventh Circuit rejects attorney fee award premised on administrative costs

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

As we've commented before, class actions frequently take on a life of their own. They involve large sums of money, frequently raise difficult

Court sends plaintiffs back to the locker room unhappy when it denies conditional certification

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

In January 2014, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell raised eyebrows (and ire) when he announced that the league was considering eliminating the extra