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Employers take note: “Publix to pay $6.8 million for alleged FCRA violations”
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

So goes the headline of this recent story detailing a settlement between supermarket chain Publix and a class of employeesapplicants for employment


Sham credit-card company tricked union employees into paying fees
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

Texas-based Union Workers Credit Services isn't affiliated with any workers' unions, and the credit cards it issues can be used only in its own


Supreme Court interprets employer’s pregnancy discrimination obligations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important opinion in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against UPS. After UPS driver Peggy Young became


Could this be you? Employees injured while on the road
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

The Supreme Court recently issued a ruling favorable to employers whose employees travel for work. The employee, a visiting nurse, provides in-home


Does posting a LinkedIn status violate a non-solicitation agreement?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

A Connecticut company brought suit against a former employee alleging violations of a non-compete agreement and the Connecticut Uniform Trade Secrets


Can a business be liable for misappropriation of trade secrets of its independent contractor?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

In a federal court case pending in Illinois, Stevens v. Interactive Financial Advisors, Inc., Case No. 11 C 2223 (N.D. Ill., Feb. 24, 2015) (Kennelly


A new defense for tortious interference
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2015

A recent decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court may lead to groundbreaking changes for the claim of tortious interference of contract. The case


Employer-managed 401(k) plans may be impacted by a fifth third bank lawsuit
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

In April 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case involving Fifth Third Bank employees who sued the bank for allegedly investing 401(k


Sixth Circuit affirms denial of class certification in Davis v. Cintas Corp.
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2013

On May 30, 2013, a unanimous panel for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision affirming the denial of class certification under Rule 23(b)(2) in Davis v


When it comes to choice of law provisions, choose wisely
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2014

A Pennsylvania court ruling illustrates why companies should take care in selecting which state law will govern their noncompete agreements with