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Ninth Circuit Finds Arbitration Agreement That Required Employees to Bring Claims in “Separate Proceedings” Illegal Under the NLRA
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

On August 22, 2016, in Morris et al. v. Ernst & Young, LLP,1 a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit followed the lead of the


Seventh Circuit finds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Illegal and Unenforceable under the NLRA
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2016

On May 26, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its decision in Lewis v. Epic-Systems Corp., finding that the company's


Second Circuit rules internal whistleblowers are protected under Dodd-Frank
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • September 10 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit created a federal appellate split today when it revived a Dodd-Frank Act retaliation claim by an


Supreme Court confirms EEOC conciliation efforts are subject to judicial review
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

On April 29, 2015, in a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a circuit split in holding that the Equal Employment Opportunity


Dynamic year expected in labor and employment law
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

President Obama's re-election, a newly active NLRB, and important decisions pending before the Supreme Court promise to make 2013 an interesting year


Sixth Circuit affirms that severance is not "wages" subject to FICA, creating circuit split
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2012

In United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 18820 (6th Cir. Sept. 7, 2012), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling that severance payments were not wages subject to Social Security and Medicare taxes ("FICA" taxes).


U.S. Supreme agrees to resolve circuit split over ERISA plan reimbursement rights
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • July 10 2012

On June 25, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the decision of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in U.S. Airways v. McCutchen.


Seventh Circuit concludes that "travel time" following clothing change is not compensable, setting up a circuit split
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • May 15 2012

In a case that explicitly acknowledges a consequential circuit split, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has concluded that the time that an employee spends walking from the locker room to his work station after changing into work clothes is not compensable if the applicable collective bargaining agreement does not require compensation for the time spent changing clothes.


William E. Trachman
  • Littler Mendelson PC

Deidre A. Grossman
  • Littler Mendelson PC