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No tag-backs! Employee is entitled to FMLA coverage, even though not eligible

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

The playground game of tag has been played since at least the Cretaceous Period, with efforts by paleontologists to verify earlier origins of the game

FAAAA keeps "trucking" through California meal and rest break laws

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2012

We have previously wrote about the recent success of California trucking companies defeating California meal and rest break claims by arguing that the laws are preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA

No number, no job: classic rock song titles explain it best

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2015

When job applicant Don Yeager refused to provide a social security number to his prospective employer, he was shown the door. He sued, claiming that

Are charge nurses supervisors? Sixth Circuit decision is cautionary tale for employers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2012

Over the past decade, the status of the charge nurse has been the subject of a great deal of uncertainty under the National Labor Relations Act (the Act

Publix to pay $6.8 million settlement over noncompliant background check forms

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2014

If your company's background check disclosure form includes a release of liability, take it out. Less than a year after a federal district court in

Latest scoop from New Jersey on independent contractor misclassification may cause employers brain freeze

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

An ice cream parlor in Dania Beach, Florida, features The Original Kitchen Sink Sundae, which contains up to 30 scoops, plus chocolate syrup

Court slams EEOC on background check lawsuit

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2013

Last week, a district court in Maryland granted summary judgment in favor of Freeman, Inc. ("Freeman"), a service provider for corporate events, with

No sale -- sales commissions violate anti-kickback statute; prevent enforcement of nonsolicitation

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

A durable medical equipment (DME) distributor, Joint Technology, Inc., entered into an agreement to pay a salesman commissions ranging from 18 to 22

Court finds TwomblyIqbal pleading standard does not apply to class action defenses

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2012

The Supreme Court made clear in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007), and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662 (2009), that a complaint cannot simply parrot the elements of a claim but must make specific factual allegations regarding the actions the plaintiffs seek to challenge

A win for employers in California class action split shift wage dispute

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2011

A federal court in California recently held in a class action case that employers satisfy California's split shift wage regulation if they pay their employees who work split shifts at least the minimum wage for the actual time spent working plus one additional hour at the minimum wage rate