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Whatcha talkin’ bout: oral complaints made to employer constitute protected activity under FLSA, says Second Circuit

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2015

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., that oral complaints of a violation of the Fair Labor

En banc Sixth Circuit reverses itself and finds that nearly unlimited telecommuting is not a reasonable accommodation under the ADA

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

In EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., No. 12-2484 (6th Cir. Apr. 10, 2015), a case we blogged about previously here and here, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the

Forum selection clause in non-compete agreement unenforceable

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

A contractual provision designating the exclusive venue for filing a breach of contract lawsuit was held to be trumped by a 100-year old statute

Tech companies targeted for on-demand independent contractors

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

If you're working late at the office tonight, chances are you'll order food online. Trying to get home after a fun night out? A car is just an app

So is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation? Not so fast says the Sixth Circuit, reversing course.

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

Last week, an en banc panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals took a fresh look at whether Ford Motor Company's decision to deny an employee's

The EEOC settles its first transgender suit filed under Title VII

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

As we have previously reported, the EEOC has decided to pursue protections for transgender workers under Title VII's prohibition against "sex"

Pregnancy discrimination update: Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

In 1979, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was enacted to amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, after an earlier Supreme Court case

Out of the pizza oven, into the fire: any way you slice it, lenient standard at conditional certification stage doesn’t cut it

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

The two-step “send notice nowworry later” approach to FLSA collective actions in which courts approve notice to potential collective action

Ninth Circuit jeopardizes broad “no re-hire” clauses in California

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2015

In Golden v. California Emergency Physicians Medical Group, a divided Ninth Circuit panel held that a “no re-hire” provision in a settlement

ADA Title III lawsuits surge by more than 63, to over 4400, in 2014

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2015

In August 2014, we reported that the number of ADA Title III lawsuits filed against public accommodations rose by nearly 9 in 2013 over 2012. At