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Ninth Circuit Widens the Circuit Split on Whether Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

Last week, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust, Inc., No. 15-17352 (9th Cir


Arbitrating PAGA Claims: The Ninth Circuit Compels It in the Valdez Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

So much case law has come down in the past several years regarding California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) - and its ability to withstand


"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


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 Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Disparate impact cases are different in kind from the far more common disparate treatment claims that are the staple of single-plaintiff


No poaching here “no-hirenon-solicitation” provisions in transactional agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

So, what does last month’s antitrust lawsuits against eBay by the DOJ and the State of California mean for the continued use of merger and other types of agreements (like NDAs and confidentiality agreements) that often contain clauses restricting one party from soliciting or hiring the other’s employees?


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


2016 FCPA Year-End Report
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 25 2017

2016 was a record-setting year for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement, as both the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the U.S


Texas Judge Halts December 1 Implementation of Department of Labor's "Overtime Final Rule"
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

Christmas came early for many employers yesterday when, in a stunning turn of events, Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the Eastern District of Texas