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2015 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments: a powerful discovery tool
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

The amended rules aid in controlling the scope of discovery and managing its risks. Two months have passed since the effective date of the 2015


County right-to-work laws in Kentucky struck down by federal district court
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

As previously reported on the blog, last year several counties in Kentucky passed Right-to-Work ordinances that prohibited companies and unions


SUPER BOWL SPECIAL - NFL Teams Serve as a Reminder of Wage and Hour Issues
  • SmithAmundsen LLC
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

As many prepare this week for Super Bowl parties to cheer on their favorite team, NFL teams' treatment of cheerleaders serves as a reminder to


More Lessons in Class and Collective Actions From Lyft
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

There’s been a lot of buzz in the past few weeks surrounding Lyft’s proposed class action settlement in Lyft v. Cotter, NDCA Case No. 13-cv-04064-VC


Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Under Public Disclosure Bar Where Relators’ Counsel Had Previously Represented Another Relator Whose Identical Qui Tam Claims Were Dismissed
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

Suppose you're a relator who files a qui tam case against your former employer only to see your case dismissed on the grounds that you released the


Jury Awards Over $31 Million To Former Wal-Mart EmployeeBut Wal-Mart Probably Won’t Have To Pay Most Of It
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

McPadden v. Walmart Stores East, L.P., No. 14-cv-475, awarded more than $31 million to a former Wal-Mart employee who had worked for the company as a


Definition of “Deliberate and Willful” Misconduct Under the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act Revised and Expanded
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

Governor Rauner recently signed legislation that revised and expanded the definition of "deliberate and willful" misconduct under the Illinois


"Constructive Knowledge" Off-The-Clock Claim Rejected
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

Another federal appellate court, this time the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (with jurisdiction over Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas) has


EEOC Proposes Expansive Enforcement Guidance for Retaliation Claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued proposed enforcement guidance regarding retaliation


The Department of Labor Issues the Most Expansive Definition Yet of Joint-Employer Status
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

In its first major guidance of 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a definition of joint-employer status under the Fair Labor