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Taking a pass on a “reclass” class (or collective): court denies reclassified employees’ certification motion

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2015

The decision whether to reclassify employees whose exempt status is arguable can sometimes create something of a double bind for employers:

A “real administrative rat mess” (or takeaways from SCOTUS oral arguments in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch)

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., a closely-watched religious

Unclear TCPA regulations lead to windfall for class action plaintiffs’ counsel

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

In In Re Capital One Telephone Consumer Protection Act Litigation, Case No. 12-CV-10064, 2015 WL 605203 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 12, 2015), Judge James

Key takeaways from oral arguments in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the closely-watched religious discrimination case of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch

Geographically overbroad non-competes held to be unenforceable

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

In unrelated decisions, two federal courts recently refused to enforce non-compete covenants in employment agreements that lack reasonable geographic

NLRB Administrative Law Judge finds UFCW local illegally coerced employees by requiring them to visit union office

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On February 19, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge ruled that a UFCW local union illegally restrained and coerced grocery store employees by requiring

Fourth Circuit deals body blow to EEOC hiring check enforcement litigation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit dealt a lethal blow to the EEOC's hiring check enforcement litigation in EEOC v. Freeman, No

Supreme Court declines to address “honest belief” defense to CFRA claims

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

Many federal courts have endorsed the “honest belief” defense against interference and retaliation claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Non-solicitation covenant that is silent as to its scope may be unenforceable

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

An employment agreement covenant prohibiting solicitation of co-employees, but not indicating what solicitations were prohibited, has been held to be

New Jersey Supreme Court to review federal preemption of whistleblower claims

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

Last October, we blogged on the New Jersey Appellate Division's decision in Puglia v. Elk Pipeline, Inc., No. A-5273-12T4, 2014 WL 5042053 (N.J