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New York employer's flex-time policy precluded holding employee accountable for tardiness
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2013

Flex-time policies are fairly common among U.S. employers, and allow employees to arrive and leave work within a defined time range, instead of


Employer not required to conduct background check, and not liable to customer who was pistol-whipped by employee
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2012

In Harris v. KFC U.S. Properties, Inc., a federal district court in Pennsylvania ruled that the operator of a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in Philadelphia was not liable to a customer who was pistol-whipped by a store clerk


Company not required to reinstate temporary employee after FMLA leave of absence where temp agency did not request that employee be reinstated
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In Cuellar v. Keppel Amfels LLC, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the relatively novel issue of whether a company has an obligation to


Yelp sued by volunteer writers for alleged misclassification and unpaid wages
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In Panzer v. Yelp, plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleging they should be compensated


Iowa employee lawfully terminated for absences after failing to notify employer of need for FMLA leave
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2013

In Bosley v. Cargill Meat Solutions, Tanya Bosley worked for Cargill for several years. During that time, she missed work on occasion and called in


Settlement approved of class action over requirement that Footlocker employees wear athletic shoes purchased at employee expense
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2012

In Kullar v. Footlocker, a California court of appeal approved a settlement of a class action lawsuit for almost $1.3 million covering about 18,000 employees arising out of, among other claims, an employer requirement that the employees wear athletic shoes to work that had to be purchased at the employee's expense


California employers allowed to round employee time to nearest one-tenth of an hour for calculating overtime
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2012

In a case of first impression, a California court of appeal ruled that employers may round nonexempt employee time to the nearest one-tenth of an hour for purposes of calculating overtime pay


Inability to work more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week not ADA disability
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2012

In Boitnott v. Corning Inc., the federal Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeal (covering Virginia) held that a worker able to work eight hours in a day and 40 hours a week was not disabled under the ADA


24 hour fitness settles overtime claims by trainers and managers for $17.5 million
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2013

The operator of a national chain of Fitness centers agreed to settle the wage claims of over 860 trainers and managers for about $17.5 million. In


Employee allowed to proceed with age discrimination claim after he was discharged for swearing and raising his voice
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

In Ridout v. JBS USA, LLC, Lyle Ridout was discharged as superintendent at a pork processing plant in Iowa after an incident arising out of an