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"A to Z" of What California Employers Need to Know for 2017
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

With the New Year come new laws that affect California employers. The following is the “A to Z” of changes in the law that may affect your business


Lewis v. Epic Systems Opinion - Seventh Circuit Swimming Against the Tide on Mandatory Individual Arbitration
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In a sweeping May 26 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit shook up the arbitral landscape and created a remarkable circuit


No sale -- sales commissions violate anti-kickback statute; prevent enforcement of nonsolicitation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

A durable medical equipment (DME) distributor, Joint Technology, Inc., entered into an agreement to pay a salesman commissions ranging from 18 to 22


EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch: when religion and fashion collide
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 decision, ruled in favor of a 17-year-old practicing Muslim, Samantha Elauf, who applied for a job


Court finds TwomblyIqbal pleading standard does not apply to class action defenses
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2012

The Supreme Court made clear in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007), and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662 (2009), that a complaint cannot simply parrot the elements of a claim but must make specific factual allegations regarding the actions the plaintiffs seek to challenge


OSHA Announces Rule Clarifying Workplace Injury Reporting That Imposes ‘Continuing Obligation' on Employers to Maintain Injury Records for Five Years
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

On Dec. 16, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued the latest major record-keeping rule change that the agency had set


Sixth Circuit District Courts Dismiss Retiree Benefits Claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

Less than two years ago, the United States Supreme Court overruled 32 years of Sixth Circuit authority that had the practical effect of shackling


A WARNing to private equity regarding potential liability for employment decisions by portfolio companies
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

A federal district court in Indiana recently ruled that a plaintiff's class action lawsuit could proceed against both a New York private equity firm


The NLRB finds no protected activity involved where employee is fired for a Facebook posting
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

Like many people, Robert Becker, a salesperson at Karl Knauz Motors’ BMW dealership in Chicago, had his own Facebook page


Ninth Circuit upholds TERO requirements in Indian country mineral leasing
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

Conducting commercial operations on tribal lands can pose significant challenges for non-Indian companies. Demonstrating sensitivity to the cultural