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10 Tips to Mitigate or Prevent Wage and Hour Litigation in the Post-Acute Industry
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Wage and hour lawsuits are being filed against employers under federal and state wage and hour laws at a record rate. Most wage and hour claims


New York: Women’s Equality Act Legislation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2016

In 2013, Governor Cuomo proposed multiple pieces of legislation, dubbed the Women's Equality Act ("WEA"), to protect and further women's equality in


Labor Department Announces Plan to Find Joint Employment in All Directions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

When I get lost (which is often, say my kids), I turn to a MAP. Fortunately, I always have my iPhone on me, so the Maps app can generally get me


The Board vs. the Courts: Will 2016 mark the final showdown for class action waivers in arbitration agreements?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

Arbitration agreements are practical tools that help employers protect confidential information and avoid the costs associated with traditional


Supreme Court Holds Unaccepted Offers for Full Relief Do Not Moot Class Actions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

Relying on “basic principles of contract law,” the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that an unaccepted settlement offer and offer of judgment under


California Court Clarifies How to Calculate Overtime on Flat Sum Bonuses
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

A California Court of Appeal has addressed a gap in California law to clarify what can be a tricky problem for employers how to calculate overtime


The FTC Weighs In on Big Data
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a new Report on Big Data, entitled "Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion


New Year's Resolution for 2016: Avoid Independent Contractor Misclassification
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2016

The use of nonemployee workers is more prevalent than ever, and challenges to these relationships are growing just as rapidly. Entire business models


OSHA Announces Significant Increases in Civil Penalties, Marking First Time Maximum Fines for Violations Have Risen Since 1990
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

On November 2, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. Obscured within the lengthy bill is a provision that not only


Oregon Limits Criminal Background Inquiries by Employers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

Oregon became the seventh state to ban the box for private employers, prohibiting any questions about criminal background on employment applications