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NJ Supreme Court considers breadth of state whistleblower protections for “watchdog” employees

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court heard oral argument on Tuesday, January 20, in the closely watched case, Lippman v. Ethicon, Inc., addressing the scope

Review of the NLRB’s specialty healthcare test for “appropriate” bargaining units part II

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

Nestle Dreyer's Ice Cream Co. v. NLRB is a case pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that very well may determine the

Employee or independent contractor? In New Jersey, it’s as easy as “ABC”

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

New Jersey employers now have an answer to a question that had previously been mired in uncertainty: What test is used to determine whether an

U.S. Supreme Court declines to referee slugfest between federal and California courts on enforceability of arbitration agreements

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the Court declined to take the case of CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC v. Iskanian, in which an employer asked the

Appellate court holds that non-compete agreement assigned pursuant to bankruptcy court order is enforceable by assignee

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

Courts are divided on the enforceability by an assignee of a non-compete covenant relating to personal services where the covenant does not state

Iowa Appellate Court provides leverage to employers in class action settlement negotiations

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

On January 14, 2015, in Kragnes v. Schroeder, No. 13-2065 (Iowa App. Ct. Jan. 14, 2015), the Iowa Appellate Court upheld the district court's

Illinois Court orders disclosure of defendant’s communications with counsel after allegations of improper contact with class members

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

On January 8, 2015, in S37 Management, Inc. v. Advance Refrigeration Co., No. 06 CH 20999 (Ill. Cir Ct. Jan 8, 2015), an Illinois Circuit Court

Showdown at the Fifth Circuit continues: the EEOC files its opposition brief in Texas’ challenge to criminal background guidance

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

Last year, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed a high profile lawsuit brought by the State of Texas against the EEOC

Seventh Circuit denies rehearing regarding Indiana Right to Work Law

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rejected the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150's bid for

California dreaming: getting paid for sleeping on the job

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

Many employers have assumed that California wage and hour law generally follows federal law, unless, of course, the California Legislature had