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Hiring company liable for big judgment
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

A Wisconsin jury recently awarded a judgment of $22.7 million to a company whose employees left, taking trade secrets with them. The judgment was


Confidentiality agreements really do mean “confidential”
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

Recently, the headmaster of a Florida prep school was let go and, as a result, sued the school for age discrimination. A settlement in the amount of


$420 million settlement deadline approaching for eligible Ohio employers
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2014

With the deadline a week away, only a small fraction of eligible Ohio employers have filed claims to receive their share of a $420 million state


Federal court holds that a physician is considered an “employee” for purposes of the EMTALA whistleblower protection
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Recently, a federal court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin held that a physician who has a medical staff appointment and clinical privileges at a


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


The beginning of the end for unions?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2014

On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two landmark decisions before it concluded its 2013-14 year. While the Hobby Lobby opinion has garnered


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