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Supreme Court Punts On Issue Of "Standing" To Pursue Class Action Claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

Earlier this week, by a 6-2 vote, the Supreme Court issued a "no decision" decision on an issue important to employers facing class action litigation


What The $100M Uber Settlement Means To All Employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The ride-sharing company Uber recently announced a preliminary $100 million agreement to settle claims alleging that it improperly classifies its


Three things to do: end-of-the-year labor and employment checklist for 2015
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2015

What better way to prepare for the new year than to review the biggest developments in the world of labor and employment law that took place over the


FCRA class actions
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The slowly rising waves of Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class-action litigation are beginning to crash against employers. And if you thought that


Using conviction records as a screening tool
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

The retail industry is beset by shrink both from internal and external sources


Lawsuit serves up lessons for restaurateurs
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

A decision issued this summer by a federal district court in New York provides important lessons for professionals in the food services and restaurant industry regarding employee defection and trade secrets issues


Credit checks in California now tougher than ever
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

Effective January 1, 2012, California employers will have to avoid yet another potential legal hazard that haunts businesses with the threat of costly penalties: the unauthorized use of consumer credit reports regarding job applicants and current employees


An intoxicating trade secret: Sam Adams versus Anchor Steam
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

Describing itself as doing business in the “Better Beer” part of the beer market, Boston Beer Corporation the maker of Sam Adams beers filed a lawsuit yesterday against competitors Anchor Brewing Company and Anchor Brewers & Distillers the maker of Anchor Steam beers as well as Judd Hausner


Ninth Circuit reverses course on Computer Fraud & Abuse Act
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 16 2011

More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good


Ninth Circuit rules for employers in protecting trade secrets
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good