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One More Win for the Union: 24 Hours Less to Campaign in Mail-Ballot Elections
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

On January 29, 2016, the NLRB in Guardsmark, LLC, 363 NLRB No. 103 (decision), changed over 50 years of precedent under the guise of "clarifying" a


When Will We Know If Title VII Applies To Cases of Sexual Orientation Discrimination?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

A Judge in the Northern District of Illinois has found that the protections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do not extend to cases of


If Pain, Yes Gain -- Part XVI: Winter 2016 Brings Flurry of Paid Sick Leave Activity
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

One area of employment law that certainly isn't hibernating this winter is mandatory paid sick leave. Since the start of 2016, mandatory paid sick


The California Regular Rate Of Pay: Not Be So Peculiar
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2016

We normally write about how California law differs from American law generally. Today, though, we highlight a recent California case that rejected


Briefing For The Big Bucks: CRST Asks U.S. Supreme Court For Attorneys’ Fees From The EEOC
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

We have been tracking the developments (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here) in this case since its inception. Now it has reached the


Court Certifies Title VII Discrimination Case Based On Discretionary Decision-Making
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

In Rollins v. Traylor Brothers, Case No. 14-CV-1414 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 21, 2016), Judge John Coughenour of the U.S. District Court for the Western


Summertime Blues? Solicitor of Labor Eyes July Publication of Overtime Regs
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

Pinning down a publication date for the DOL's final revisions to the white-collar exemption rules has proven difficult for anyone outside of the


FLSA Administrative Exemption - It Is Not What You Think It Is
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2016

The number one class action lawsuit for several years running is FLSA claims for overtime pay. The lawsuits can be based on inaccurately recorded or


Meowing Dogs and Barking Cats: Supreme Court’s Grant of Cert on Exempt Status of Automobile Service Advisors May Result in Reminder that Exemptions Are Functional and Flexible
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to resolve the question of whether “service advisors” at car dealershipsworkers whose primary job


Lifting the Weight: Conditional Certification Denied for Personal Trainers Claiming Off-the-Clock Work
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Last week, a federal judge in the Northern District of Illinois lifted the weight of collective action certification off Life Time Fitness, Inc. and