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Employees seek to take bite from Apple (and urban outfitters)

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

Chances are that if you ask someone what they remember from the cult-classic Paul Verhoeven film Total Recall, they'll recall (among other things

Not settling for less: the EEOC’s latest challenge to employee releases

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

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently filed a "pattern or practice" lawsuit against CVS Pharmacy, Inc., alleging that CVS

Background check forms face increased scrutiny in federal court

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

Businesses should check their background check consent forms and their pre-adverse action waiting periods, after a recent federal court decision out

California District Court rejects 33 attorney fee award in class action wage and hour case under common fund theory; finds 25 appropriate

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2012

One of the primary catalysts for class action litigation both in the employment context and outside of it is the availability of attorney’s fees

Sixth Circuit delivers knockout to EEOC in another background check case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The EEOC suffered a major setback on April 9th when the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in the highly watched background

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

Fourth Circuit affirms sanctions against the EEOC in action fraught with delays

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

Many employers who have dealt with the EEOC in large cases suffer frustration over inexplicable delays combined with at times unreasonable requests

Russell v. Citigroup Inc. language in revised arbitration agreement torpedoes its application to pending class action

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

A Sixth Circuit panel found the text of an updated arbitration agreement indicated it did not apply to a wage and hour class action already pending

No poaching here “no-hirenon-solicitation” provisions in transactional agreements

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

So, what does last month’s antitrust lawsuits against eBay by the DOJ and the State of California mean for the continued use of merger and other types of agreements (like NDAs and confidentiality agreements) that often contain clauses restricting one party from soliciting or hiring the other’s employees?

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