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New York State and Seattle Lead Discussion on Portable Benefits
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

In an effort to head off litigation by workers claiming they have been misclassified as contractors, companies using a largely on-demand workforce


Ride-Sharing Giant Uber Fires Back At Seattle Over Unionization Efforts
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

The first shot was fired by the City of Seattle last year when it passed an ordinance intended to assist with the unionization of ride-sharing


Dodging Disparate Impact Claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

There has been significant buzz lately regarding the risk of discrimination in the sharing economy. Not only has the Equal Employment Opportunity


FLSA Civil Penalties To Increase Again
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

For the second time in less than a year, the U.S. Department of Labor will soon publish increases in the civil money penalties it can impose for


Supreme Court Agrees To Wade Into Class Waiver Conflict
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

In a widely expected move, the U.S. Supreme Court just agreed to settle a dispute about whether employers can use mandatory class action waivers with


An Employer’s Horror Story For Friday The 13th: Retaliation Claim Survives 13-Year Gap
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

January 2017 is one of those rare months including a Friday the 13th, which might bring to mind a horror movie where a seemingly vanquished killer


Kentucky Becomes 27th Right-To-Work State
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

On January 9, 2017, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed into law a bill that made Kentucky a right-to-work state. The law took effect immediately


Federal Court in California Rules on DTSA’s “Extraordinary” Ex Parte Seizure Remedy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

When the Defend Trade Secret Act (“DTSA”) was enacted last year, there was much debate on the remedy provision permitting the ex parte seizure of


Are Employers Acting on What They Learn from Mass Shootings
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

After every public shooting, we discuss how to prevent and better respond to the next active shooter, but each subsequent shooting event suggests we


Groundhog Day Comes Early For West Coast Auto Dealers: Another Loss In Service Advisor Exemption Battle
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

In a disappointing but perhaps unsurprising decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals once again ruled that service advisors employed by automobile