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Sixth Circuit refuses to uphold collective action waiver absent arbitration

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

My working title for this blog was "collective action grab bag," concerning the recent Sixth Circuit case in Killion v. KeHE Distributors, LLC, Case

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

Third Circuit: availability of classwide arbitration is an issue for the courts not arbitrators unless the parties agreed otherwise

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

Wednesday, the Third Circuit held that the determination of whether an agreement allows classwide arbitration is a question of arbitrability for the

EEOC’s battle against employee releases heats up

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2014

In February, we commented on the EEOC v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc. case, where the EEOC filed a "pattern or practice" lawsuit against CVS in Illinois

NLRB to McDonald’s: not lovin’ it

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

In a breathtaking announcement issued on July 29, 2014, the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has authorized the

Can employees really arm themselves with recording devices as they go about their daily work?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

Over the last months, we have traced the Board’s and Administrative Law Judges’ rulings on the legality of handbook rules and conduct in the

Ninth Circuit narrowly upholds class settlement in misclassification case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

We've commented several times recently on the increasing scrutiny courts are giving to class action settlements generally, and to attorney fee awards

No return date, no problem: Seventh Circuit reverses FMLA summary judgment for employer

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

On June 24, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an employee did not forfeit her right to leave under the Family and

Hawaiian Supreme Court issues ruling regarding restaurant service charges

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2013

When is a "service charge" a tip? And who gets it, the employer or the employee? These aren't just questions of etiquette, but are now serious issues

That persnickety and persistent NLRB

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2014

As has been reported in previous editions of the Health Law Update, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)-watching now is a required activity for all