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One of these things is not like the others: some class representatives just don’t belong

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2014

A seemingly never ending wave of call center class actions has been leveled against employers in recent years. The hallmark of these suits invariably

Despite Wal-Mart stores v. Dukes, court certifies hostile work environment class of current and former African-American employees

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On July 5, 2014, Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois certified a class of current and former

California Supreme Court construes “commissioned employee” exemption to favor employees

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Once again, California's highest court has reminded California employers that the law they face is more onerous than the federal law that applies

Courts will have to determine boundaries of Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Two years after upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Supreme Court has narrowed the Act's contraceptive coverage

Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code class actions

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Since the turn of the century, there has been a huge increase in the number of class action lawsuits filed in state courts alleging violations of

New guidance from the EEOC requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

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

Today, without the fanfare of a public meeting, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published Guidance on its website addressing the

Eleventh Circuit affirms Alabama federal court ruling that non-compete signed prior to employment is void

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

A few months ago, we reported on a federal court decision in the Southern District of Alabama declining to enforce a non-compete and non-solicitation

NLRB to employer: sexually harassing gestures on the picket line are protected activity

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

Continuing to push the limits of reason, the Board recently upheld an ALJ's decision finding that an employer unlawfully suspended a striking

Court rules in favor of restaurant, finding that New York City patrons were not deceived by a disclosed gratuity or by the omission of beverage prices from the menu

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A customer filed a class action lawsuit this past year against the owner of several well-known restaurants in Manhattan based on two novel theories

Retail detail: pregnancy discrimination, accommodations and issues for retailers

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

Retail employers struggle to avoid pregnancy discrimination and accommodation claims on a regular basis because the law on this issue seems to be