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Supreme Court Limits Review of Certification Denials
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

One of the difficulties of class action litigation that continues to vex employers is the frequent inability to obtain meaningful review of


Time Spent In Post-Shift Security Checks Once Again Held Not Compensable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

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Labor Department Withdraws 2015-16 Joint Employment, Independent Contractor Guidance
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Did the new Labor Secretary finally throw employers a bone? We think so, but it’s too early to tell whether it’s delicious bacon-flavored or some


‘Affordable New York': The Revival of New York's 421-a Tax Exemption Program
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The expired tax incentive program known as “421-a” has been re-established under new legislation with the recent passage of New York state’s 2018


Sixth Circuit Adds to Circuit Split About the Enforceability of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Sixth Circuit just became the third federal court of appeals to hold that an arbitration provision requiring employees covered by the National


NLRB V. Alternative Entertainment, Inc. - Sixth Circuit Joins the Seventh and Ninth Circuits in Rejecting Class Waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

In a strangely timed opinion, the Sixth Circuit has entered the fray over whether class and collective waivers in employee arbitration agreements


Professional Cheerleader Case Presents Independent Contractor and Joint Employer Lessons
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

Unlike, say, mortgage loan officers or computer programmers, the population of professional cheerleaders is relatively small, but an ongoing case


Independent Contractor Trucker Dodges FAA Arbitration and Keeps His Class Action Alive
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

In Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc., No. 15-2364 (May 12, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confronted two arbitration-related


New NYC Law Requires Written Agreements for Solo Contractors, Even Nannies and Babysitters!
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

Anyone hiring a solo independent contractor in New York City will need to comply with the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, which takes effect May 15, 2017


OSHA Delays Start of New Online Recordkeeping Rule
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

On May 17, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that employers do not have to file injury and illness information online with