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Fifth Circuit Affirms Defense Verdict and Dismissals of Off-Label FCA Claims
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

Last week, the Fifth Circuit affirmed a defense verdict and the earlier dismissal of several False Claims Act claims related to the alleged off-label


U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Plaintiffs’ Voluntary Dismissal Does Not Transform A Decision Denying Class Certification Into An Appealable Final Decision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

In Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, No. 15-457 (U.S. June 12, 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a procedural issue that is of importance in any class


11th Circuit Denies Private Federal Right of Action for Withheld Tips
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held earlier this week that a plaintiff who received at least the minimum wage and any overtime pay owed


Recent DOJ Settlements Reflect Post-Yates Trend in Holding Individuals Financially Accountable
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

In the wake of the Yates memo eighteen months ago, DOJ offered an early signal that its commitment to focus more on individual accountability would


Labor Department Withdraws 2015-16 Joint Employment, Independent Contractor Guidance
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Did the new Labor Secretary finally throw employers a bone? We think so, but it’s too early to tell whether it’s delicious bacon-flavored or some


False Claims Act Cert. Monitor: Defendant Asks Court to Resolve Asserted Rule 9(b) Split and Reverse FCA Liability for "Contingent" Obligations
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

Victaulic, a manufacturer of pipe fittings, asked the Supreme Court in late May to review a Third Circuit decision we have written about twice before


Court Grounds O’Hare Janitors’ Collective Action For Off-the-Clock Work
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

A federal district court last week decertified and effectively grounded a collective action of O’Hare Airport janitorial staff who claimed that their


Unmet Garmin Factor 3 Proves Fatal for Additional Discovery Request
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 26 2017

In Polygroup Ltd. v. Willis Electric Co., Ltd., the Patent Trial and Appeal Board denied a Patent Owner request for documents already provided in a


Union Adherent’s Antics Not Protected By Act, NLRB Rules
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

The NLRB recently issued a rare decision completely dismissing all allegations against an employer; rarer still because it was unanimous. In Brooke


9 traits of a bang-up workplace investigation
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

What makes a workplace investigation so good that you just can’t wait to show the EEOC investigator what you did? And you’re like, “Plaintiff’s lawyer