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Definition of “employment” differs according to claim being made

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

Just in time for Halloween, we have another scary opinion from the California Court of Appeal. Until relatively recently, California honored the

The EEOC’s most important brief of the year filed with the U.S. Supreme Court the lines are drawn in the Mach Mining appeal

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

Yesterday evening the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed its Reply Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Mach Mining v. EEOC, Case No

Non-compete and non-solicitation covenants contained in bovine artificial insemination employment agreements held unenforceable

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

Several ex-employees now may compete with their former employer, and may solicit its employees and customers, after a federal judge in the Eastern

New York court side-steps issue of deference to state DOL

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

How much deference should courts give to interpretive guidance from the New York State DOL? At least for now, the answer remains unclear. In February

Court rejects limits to defense counsel’s communications with putative class members

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

On October 17, 2014, in Burrow v. Sybaris Clubs International, Case No. 13 C 2342 (N.D. Ill. 2014), Judge Harry Leinenweber of the U.S. District

Railroad ordered to pay $225,000 in whistleblower action where employee allegedly lied about prior injuries

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

A railroad's decision to terminate an apprentice electrician whose OSHA injury report revealed he had not been truthful in his employment record

New Jersey appellate court holds state whistleblower claim preempted by federal labor law

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

New Jersey's whistleblower statute, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA"), N.J.S.A. 34:19-1, is one of the most expansive whistleblower

U.S. Supreme Court passes on review of Illinois Employee Classification Act, leaving statute intact as “constructed”

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

An Illinois state law directed at preventing the misclassification of construction employees as independent contractors remains intact after the US

Are union members protected if they misbehave while participating in union activities?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia
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  • October 16 2014

Disciplining union members for engaging in conduct during the course of union activities (like protests) can be fraught with risk. Employers may

Perfecting the “pick off”: using a Rule 68 Offer of Judgment to get FLSA collective actions “out”

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

"Sometimes surrender is the best option." That is how Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York