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Employees can have their transfer and sue you too!

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

A recent court decision allows employees who request a lateral transfer to later change their minds and sue for discrimination based on the very

The Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Iskanian only hardens the federal-state divide over PAGA claims

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

The divide continues between California and federal law on whether an arbitration agreement can entirely waive an employee’s ability to seek

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

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

The widening California divide: the rejection of Iskanian by federal district courts and potential resolution

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

In an October 22, 2014, posting, we addressed the growing divide between California federal district courts and the California Supreme Court over

Agencies beware: Supreme Court leans toward air marshal whistleblower in oral argument

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

On November 4, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dep’t of Homeland Security v. MacLean, bringing closer to an end the lengthy dispute

Deconstructing DOMA: the DOL takes its first step down the path toward extended rights for same-sex spouses

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2013

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) just took the first of "many steps" it plans to take over the coming months to implement the United

California district court rejects proposed class action settlement

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

It is axiomatic that the class action vehicle exists for the benefit of the claimants. An inherent conflict of interest may arise between the class

Ohio district judges puts an end to nationwide FLSA collective action brought against Lowe’s

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

While we have occasionally bemoaned the lenient conditional certification standard in FLSA collective actions, as the recent case of Triggs v. Lowe's

Alert! Raising the stakes: NLRB expands remedies for labor law violations

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

The price of poker just went up for employers facing unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB, or Board). On