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U.S. Supreme Court issues ruling favorable to employers involved in disparate-impact litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2015

On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5 to 4 ruling in Texas Dep't of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc


Second Circuit teaches unpaid interns a lesson
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

In a closely watched case affecting the viability of unpaid internship programs at for-profit employers, the Second Circuit held that the "primary


USTA aces misclassification case before Second Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

With Wimbledon in full swing, and the U.S. Open just a few weeks away, the Second Circuit awarded game, set and match to the U.S. Tennis Association


Is an offer of at-will employment adequate consideration for a non-compete? Recent court rulings split three ways
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Three very recent decisions reflect the irreconcilable division of judicial authority regarding the adequacy of at-will employment as the sole


Fourth Circuit affirms EEOC’s resounding summary judgment defeat in ADA case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In a case we have previously blogged about several times due to spoliation sanctions imposed on the EEOC - most recently here - the U.S. Court of


One to watch: the House Judiciary Committee signs off on fairness in Class Action Litigation Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

We have something a bit different for our loyal blog readers today: a preview of an important bill that could have a significant impact on class


U.S. Supreme Court recognizes fundamental right to same-sex marriage nationwide: impact of the decision on employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In a landmark decision, today the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a fundamental right for same-sex couples to marry throughout the country. In a 5-4


Appellate court delivers for FedExsecond class cert denial affirmed by Ninth Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

When an employer has a denial of class certification remanded by an appellate court, it has a reason to worry. And while the employer might breathe a


New Jersey Supreme Court confirms aspiring whistleblowers can’t help themselves to confidential documents
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

In a pivotal decision with broad implications for aspiring New Jersey whistleblowers, yesterday the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate


Second Circuit tackles “whistleblower” protection under Dodd-Frank
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

Last week, the Second Circuit heard oral arguments in Berman v. NeoOgilvy, a case that places squarely before the Court the question of who is a