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Gawker interns and the use of social media to notify potential class members

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

Social media has dramatically impacted many areas of law, and class and collective action litigation is no exception. Recently, a number of former

Think your handbook is legally compliant? NLRB says, “think again”

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2015

In the most recent memorandum issued by the General Counsel ("GC") of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") regarding workplace policies

Two California juries to decide whether Uber and Lyft drivers are employees or contractors

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2015

The core business models of both Uber and Lyft have just been turned over to two separate California juries. These groups of randomly selected

Bring Your Own Device (everywhere): legal and practical considerations for international BYOD programs

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2015

The cross-use of mobile devices for personal and professional purposes, commonly referred to as “Bring Your Own Device” or “BYOD”, is a relatively

“Spacious accommodations”: Supreme Court breaks new ground in pregnancy discrimination case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2015

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, revived a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by Peggy Young against United Parcel

Fourth Circuit rejects EEOC expert report riddled with errors

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2015

We’ve written before on the questionable statistics used by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in other cases, and a recent

Opalinski v. Robert Half International, Inc. a footnote in a prior opinion doesn’t signal the Supreme Court’s willingness to resolve who decides the availability of class arbitration

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2015

After reading the Supreme Court's opinion in Oxford Health Plans, LLC v. Sutter, 133 S. Ct. 2064 (2013), some might have concluded that the Court was

Pennsylvania Governor proposes severance tax

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has proposed a new state severance tax on natural gas drilling. The measure, which the governor introduced as a means

“Lies, dmned lies, and statistics”: Fourth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC on background check lawsuit based upon faulty statistical analysis

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

On February 20, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a Maryland federal district court’s entry of summary judgment against

Alice in Cook County, Illinois: a view through the looking glass at a ridiculous Wage-Theft Ordinance

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2015

Starting May 1, 2015, employers in Cook County will be subject to a new “Wage-Theft Ordinance” that could lead to employers incurring massive property