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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

Two California juries to decide whether Uber and Lyft drivers are employees or contractors

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2015

The core business models of both Uber and Lyft have just been turned over to two separate California juries. These groups of randomly selected

“Spacious accommodations”: Supreme Court breaks new ground in pregnancy discrimination case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2015

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, revived a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by Peggy Young against United Parcel

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

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 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

Fourth Circuit rejects EEOC expert report riddled with errors

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2015

We’ve written before on the questionable statistics used by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in other cases, and a recent

Air marshal whistleblower v. TSA: Supreme Court to blow final whistle

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2014

On July 25, 2014, the U.S. Government will submit its opening brief to the Supreme Court in the decade-long battle that began when the Transportation

Physician fist fight HCQIA suspension etiquette

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2008

A physician whose competency was questioned by a colleague decided that confronting the physician colleague, demanding that the colleague stop questioning his experience, training, and competency, and threatening to sue him while blocking the doorway to prevent the colleague from leaving was the preferred approach to quality assurance

Deferred compensation forfeiture clause declared to be an unenforceable non-compete agreement

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2009

A Texas Court of Appeals recently held that a medical practice's deferred compensation program's forfeiture provision was an unenforceable non-compete agreement