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What the Browning-Ferris decision may forecast for wage and hour law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2015

The National Labor Relations Board's decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., announced last week, dramatically expands joint


How will Browning-Ferris change the test for joint-employer status for union and non-union employers?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

In a ruling that will affect most business relationships and extends far beyond either labor law or the concept of employment generally, the National


Supreme Court briefing begins in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, a potential wage and hour blockbuster
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

In a case that could change how wage and hour class and collective actions are litigated, Tyson Foods, Inc. recently filed its opening Supreme Court


Game changer? The Supreme Court agrees to consider standards for certifying FLSA collective actions and state law class actions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed yesterday to hear an appeal challenging a nearly $6.0 million judgment in a collective and class


2014 wage hour wrap up
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

2014 saw no letup in the deluge of wage and hour litigation. Year-to-year, federal wage and hour lawsuits filed in federal courts increased by


An “integral and indispensable” Supreme Court win for employers regarding what counts as time worked under the FLSA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled today that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to pay employees for time spent passing


The wage and hour litigation epidemic continues
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2014

Today, the Federal Judicial Center released the number of wage and hour lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the country during the 12-month


Horton hears a reversal: the Fifth Circuit overturns the National Labor Relations Board’s controversial D.R. Horton decision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2013

Employers that want to use traditional bilateral arbitration to resolve employment disputes won an important victory yesterday: the Fifth Circuit


Class arbitration waivers of any "colors" are enforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

Is a waiver of class arbitration enforceable in cases where the plaintiff's cost of individually arbitrating her federal statutory claim exceeds her


Early consensus: courts rely on Comcast v. Behrend in refusing to allow wage and hour cases to proceed as class actions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2013

Did the Supreme Court's decision last month in Comcast v. Behrend make it harder for plaintiffs to pursue wage and hour claims as class actions? An