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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

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

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

Are charge nurses supervisors? Sixth Circuit decision is cautionary tale for employers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2012

Over the past decade, the status of the charge nurse has been the subject of a great deal of uncertainty under the National Labor Relations Act (the Act

“Lies, dmned lies, and statistics”: Fourth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC on background check lawsuit based upon faulty statistical analysis

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

On February 20, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a Maryland federal district court’s entry of summary judgment against

A win for employers in California class action split shift wage dispute

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2011

A federal court in California recently held in a class action case that employers satisfy California's split shift wage regulation if they pay their employees who work split shifts at least the minimum wage for the actual time spent working plus one additional hour at the minimum wage rate

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

Don’t forget about the fair credit reporting act: background check class action suit filed against trucking company

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2013

As we have noted in a number of prior posts here, here, and here, background checks can be a helpful tool for management, especially during the

Court denies conditional certification of overtime class of loss prevention employees

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2011

Yet another court has denied conditional certification of an FLSA overtime case