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10 Tips to Mitigate or Prevent Wage and Hour Litigation in the Post-Acute Industry
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Wage and hour lawsuits are being filed against employers under federal and state wage and hour laws at a record rate. Most wage and hour claims


The Board vs. the Courts: Will 2016 mark the final showdown for class action waivers in arbitration agreements?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

Arbitration agreements are practical tools that help employers protect confidential information and avoid the costs associated with traditional


Labor Department Announces Plan to Find Joint Employment in All Directions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

When I get lost (which is often, say my kids), I turn to a MAP. Fortunately, I always have my iPhone on me, so the Maps app can generally get me


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


California Court Clarifies How to Calculate Overtime on Flat Sum Bonuses
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

A California Court of Appeal has addressed a gap in California law to clarify what can be a tricky problem for employers how to calculate overtime


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


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?


A win for employers in California class action split shift wage dispute
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2011

A federal court in California recently held in a class action case that employers satisfy California's split shift wage regulation if they pay their employees who work split shifts at least the minimum wage for the actual time spent working plus one additional hour at the minimum wage rate


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


“Lies, dmned lies, and statistics”: Fourth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC on background check lawsuit based upon faulty statistical analysis
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2015

On February 20, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a Maryland federal district court’s entry of summary judgment against