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And on the Seventh Day, Let Them Rest or WorkIf They Want!
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

Last month in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the California Supreme Court addressed three questions about California’s “day of rest” statutes that


The Latest East CoastWest Coast Conflict: Massachusetts Courts Consider the Application of California Law in Non-Compete Litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

Hearkening back to the rivalry between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, Massachusetts courts (as well as others around the


“Controlling Employer” Doctrine Reviewed and Vacated by OSHRC Law Judge
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

In an interesting outcome, an OSHRC Administrative Law Judge recently vacated a citation to an alleged “controlling employer” based on 5th Circuit


The Antichrist at Work: 4th Circuit Affirms Judgment Against Employer for Failing to Accommodate Employee’s Religious Belief Regarding “Mark of the Beast”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

In EEOC v. Consol Energy, Inc., the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a judgment against an employer for failing to accommodate an employee’s


More “Mark of the Beast” - Fourth Circuit Affirms Denial Of Employer’s Post-Verdict Motions In EEOC’s Anti-Christ Discrimination Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a U.S. District Court’s denial of three post-verdict motions brought by an employer in an EEOC religious


Sixth Circuit Signs Off On EEOC Subpoena In UPS Disability Discrimination Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

The Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a U.S. District Court’s decision granting the EEOC’s application to enforce a subpoena in a disability


Sixth Circuit Shuts Down EEOC’s Appeal In Sex Harassment Suit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

In a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the EEOC, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a U.S. District Court’s grant of an employer’s motion for summary


U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Plaintiffs’ Voluntary Dismissal Does Not Transform A Decision Denying Class Certification Into An Appealable Final Decision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

In Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, No. 15-457 (U.S. June 12, 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a procedural issue that is of importance in any class


Update: Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia Salary History Ban Ordinance Dismissed
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

Following Philadelphia’s passage of a pay equity Ordinance that prohibits inquiries into salary history (on which we previously reported here


Third-Party Litigation Funding: Are Businesses At Risk For More Class Actions?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

A recent trend has emerged in the class action landscape whereby a third-party funder pays the owner of a civil claim an up-front monetary payment in