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Sixth Circuit Declines to Address the Definition of Dodd Frank “Whistleblower”
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

On January 13, 2017, the Sixth Circuit in Verble v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, declined an opportunity to be the third federal appellate court


EEOC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Unlawful Harassment
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

The EEOC is seeking public comment on proposed Enforcement Guidance addressing unlawful workplace harassment under the federal anti-discrimination


California Employment Law Notes - January 2017
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

Jennifer Augustus filed this putative class action on behalf of all ABM security guards, alleging that ABM consistently failed to provide


OFCCP Sues Google, Seeking Pay Data
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

On January 4, 2017, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sued Google, claiming that the tech giant is illegally withholding


SEC Issues $5.5 Million Whistleblower Award
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • January 9 2017

On January 6, 2017, the SEC announced the first whistleblower award this year. The award of approximately $5.5 million, comes almost exactly a month


Seventh Circuit Affirms Denial of Class Certification for Failure to Show Commonality under Dukes in Vacation Pay Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2017

Last week, in McCaster et al. V. Darden Restaurants, Inc. et al., No. 15-3258 (7th Cir. Jan. 5, 2017), the Seventh Circuit relied on Wal-Mart Stores


Appellate Division Rules That Paid Blogger Was Not An “Employee” Entitled To Unemployment Benefits, Signaling Trend Toward More Searching Judicial Review of Agency Decisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

One of the recurring themes in workplace law in 2016 was the continued crackdown on independent contractor misclassification. Both federal and state


California Court Permits Whistleblowing Lawyer To Use Privileged Information
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

A California Federal Magistrate Judge in Sanford S. Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. et al., No. 3:15-cv-02356 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 20, 2016), recently


Honeywell Defeats Retirees’ Class Action Suit for Lifetime Health Benefits
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

A federal district court in Ohio dismissed retirees’ claims for lifetime healthcare benefits from Honeywell. Honeywell provided healthcare benefits


UPDATE: District Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in AARP Suit to Block Final Rules on Employee Wellness Programs
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Judge Bates) has denied AARP’s request to block the implementation of the EEOC’s final wellness