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FAA’s Transportation Worker Exception Covers Airline Ramp Agents, U.S. Supreme Court Holds

USA - June 7 2022 Individuals employed as ramp workers who frequently handle cargo for an airline are “transportation workers” exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act…

David R. Golder, Mia Farber, William Robert Gignilliat, IV, Scott P. Jang, Adam Lounsbury

Supreme Court to Review Fifth Circuit’s Oil Rig “Day Rate” Case

USA - May 2 2022 In April 2020, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that paying an employee a set amount for each day that he…

Justin R. Barnes, Jeffrey W. Brecher

North Carolina federal court holds it lacks jurisdiction over claims of out-of-state opt-ins

USA - April 26 2022 In the latest court ruling to address personal jurisdiction over out-of-state opt-in plaintiffs in Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, a…

David R. Golder, Mia Farber

Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 1

USA - April 25 2022 Welcome and thank you for joining us for this special edition of We Get Work, live from Miami, Florida and CCC2022. What follows are conversations on…

Susan E. Groff, Donald E. English, Jr, Stephanie E. Lewis, Jody Kahn Mason, Laura A. Pierson-Scheinberg, Greg A. Riolo, Cepideh Roufougar, Christopher Valentino

Fourth Circuit Explains How Burdens Should be Allocated for Objections to Class Settlement

USA - April 11 2022 Explaining for the first time “who bears what burdens when a class member objects to a proposed settlement,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth…

William Robert Gignilliat, IV