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Volunteers alleging employment status lose Title VII case, but court applies vigorous analysis first

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

Everyone's looking for volunteers. The Salvation Army recruits helpers with the promise of "Doing the most good." Volunteers of America invites

National Labor Relations Board permits employees to use workplace email systems for union activity

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

In a landmark 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") reversed its own precedent and found that employees now have a

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

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 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

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

DOL refills states’ war chests for independent contractor misclassification crackdown

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $10.2 million in grants to 19 states for continued independent contractor misclassification detection and

Sixth Circuit affirms opt-in requirement for lead FLSA collective action plaintiffs

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

One of the consequences of the rise of Fair Labor Standards Act litigation, particularly in the collective action context, has been an increase in the number of circuit court decisions addressing FLSA procedural issues

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?

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