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A welcome ‘waive’ of Second Circuit cases: class action waivers deemed enforceable
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2013

For the better part of the last decade, the Second Circuit routinely and consistently struck down class action waivers in arbitration provisions. As


Court strikes down proposed class of female Wal-Mart employees again!
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

After suffering defeat in the United States Supreme Court, Plaintiffs in Dukes et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. returned to court in California in an


Printing hard copies of stolen source code: the difference between freedom and incarceration in the Second Circuit
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

Whenever an appeals court kicks off a 65-page opinion by describing you (or your client) as a thief, and posits that the question before it is


Don’t “friend me”: more state law limitations on accessing employee social media sites
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2013

Effective July 28, 2013, Washington became the eleventh state to have a law prohibiting employers from, among other things, asking its personnel for


Further down the rabbit-hole we go: California’s troubling treatment of incentive-based compensation systems
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

On July 17, 2013, the California Supreme Court denied review of the Second Appellate District's decision in Gonzalez v. Downtown LA Motors, 2013 Cal


You can’t get paid for sleeping on the job
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2013

Employees who live in employer-provided housing as part of their job may not so easily claim wages for 24-hour periods of work under California's


Fifth Circuit defines "whistleblower" narrowly under Dodd-Frank
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2013

On July 17, 2013, the Fifth Circuit issued the First Circuit court decision interpreting Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision


The buck stops here!: Gristedes Foods CEO may be personally liable for FLSA claims
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

Last week, in Irizarry v. Catsimatidis, Docket No. 11-4035-cv (July 9, 2013), the Second Circuit held that Gristedes Foods CEOand current NYC


Fourth of July post family fireworks: plot to steal client lists goes up in smoke
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

For many, Fourth of July festivities wouldn't be complete without a baseball game, a family barbecue, and of course, fireworks. But for one


U.S. Supreme Court rejects the mixed-motive analysis in retaliation claims
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court held on Monday that a plaintiff alleging retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII") must prove