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Has the Fifth Circuit opened the door for potential liability of staffing companies?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

In Burton v. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. and Manpower of Texas, LP, No. 14-50944, F.3d -, 2015 WL 4742174 (5th Cir. Aug. 10, 2015


New York district court denies conditional certification of second FLSA collective action
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Because of the low standard employed by many courts, decisions denying conditional certification in FLSA cases are generally in the minority, but


FAAAA keeps "trucking" through California meal and rest break laws
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2012

We have previously wrote about the recent success of California trucking companies defeating California meal and rest break claims by arguing that the laws are preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA


Publix to pay $6.8 million settlement over noncompliant background check forms
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

If your company's background check disclosure form includes a release of liability, take it out. Less than a year after a federal district court in


The deeper dive in Texas: Recent Appellate Court decisions affecting providers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

For this edition of the Deeper Dive, we travel to Texas for a look at some interesting cases involving healthcare providers decided on appeal in 2015


Weigand v. N.L.R.B: a double standard for social media?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On April 17, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board"


Whistleblowing protections under the Affordable Care Act it’s the law now
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

When most employers think of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the focus is on the countdown to January 1, 2014, when the


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


Legalized marijuana and the workplace: preparing for the trend
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2012

As the smoke from the 2012 election dissipates, one clear winner has emerged: marijuana


Are charge nurses supervisors? Sixth Circuit decision is cautionary tale for employers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2012

Over the past decade, the status of the charge nurse has been the subject of a great deal of uncertainty under the National Labor Relations Act (the Act