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We’re talking about practice: court finds document-reviewing temp attorney is engaged in practice of law and therefore exempt

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

On Monday, a federal judge in New York dismissed a proposed FLSA collective action filed by an hourly temp attorney on the grounds that the temp was

Game, set, and match: USTA aces umpire misclassification case

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

Although the U.S. Open came to an end earlier this month in Flushing Meadows, New York, match point remained to be played for the tournament's

Court gives some employers a break on meal period flexibility

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

California's Labor Code section 512, as applied by the California Supreme Court in its 2012 decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court

Ten-day interruption in employment necessitates new non-compete

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

An employee who had executed a two-year non-compete was let go. He returned to work 10 days later but was not asked to sign a new agreement. More

“Mutual trust and confidence” not necessary in Australia

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 11 2014

The High Court of Australia has handed down its much awaited decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2014 HCA 32. All five members of

Uniform break policies are not uniformly suited for class treatment

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

Ordonez v. RadioShack, Part II is the end-of-summer sequel you do not want to miss. It features our protagonist, the "uniform rest break policy," a

The defense amicus briefs submitted to the SCOTUS in EEOC v. Mach Mining

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

Today Seyfarth Shaw LLP submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the American Insurance Association in Mach Mining v. EEOC

Title VII religion plaintiffs must prove that employers know about religious beliefs

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

We all know that Title VII prohibits religiously based discrimination. So at first glance it seems an odd result to hear that the Fifth Circuit

A wrong is righted: Darden’s policies vindicated in decertification of nationwide collective action

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

In a huge win for restaurant companies everywhere, Judge William Dimitrouleas of the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

No “deal” on sales reps’ class certification bid against Groupon, but they are invited to take a second bite at the apple

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

A federal court in Chicago recently denied class and collective action certification in a wage-hour case brought by sales representatives for Groupon