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The Second Circuit finds entry-level accountants to be exempt learned professionals under the FLSA

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Earlier today, in Pippins v. KPMG, the Second Circuit held that entry-level accountants are professionals exempt from overtime under the FLSA. While

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

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

Sexual harassment claims: no flood but the odd spot may become a trickle!

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On 15 July 2014 the Full Federal Court awarded a victim of sexual harassment $100,000 as compensation for her distress caused by the sexual

Pregnancy, redundancy, discrimination what’s ok and what’s not?

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

Employers often have the misconception that employees who are pregnant or on parental leave cannot be lawfully dismissed or otherwise have their

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