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Employers Score Another BIPA Win
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

Class action plaintiffs continue to bring actions against Illinois companies under the Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA), which contains


The Spokeo Chronicles: FCRA Criminal Background Pre-Adverse Action Claim Dismissed for Lack of Standing
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2018

On December 21, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Moore v. Rite Aid Headquarters Corp., 2:13-cv-01515


Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.: Ninth Circuit rules that plaintiff has standing to pursue FCRA claims
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

A unanimous three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has again reversed a district court's dismissal of a putative class action on


Ninth Circuit Revisits Article III Standing For An Alleged FCRA Violation
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On August 15, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued another opinion in the saga of Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.a case dealing with


They’re Back DOL Announces the Return of Opinion Letters
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

In the second bit of wage hour news today, and in advance of Secretary Acosta’s hearing before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, the Department


DOL Opinion Letters Are Back
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that it will reinstate the Department’s long-standing practice of issuing opinion letters to employers


Chancery Court Dismisses Inseparable Fraud Claim Based on Derivative Claims That Former Shareholders Lacked Standing To Maintain
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

In In re Massey Energy Company Derivative And Class Action Litigation, C.A. No. 5430-CB (Del. Ch. May 4, 2017), the Chancery Court dismissed both the


US Department of Labor Withdraws Obama-Era Interpretation Letters On Key Wage And Hour Issues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

On June 7, 2017, the US Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its 2015 Administrator’s Interpretation on “independent contractor” status under the Fair


Saved - Or Sunk - By the Job Description?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

A job description identifying essential job functions can be an employer’s best friendif drafted correctly. Two recent cases illustrate the


DOL Withdraws Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Administrator’s Interpretations
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced on June 7, 2017, the immediate withdrawal of two Wage and Hour Division Administrator’s