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Ninth Circuit Concurs that Workweek, Not Individual Hour, is Relevant Timeframe for Determination of Minimum Wage Compliance
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

In an issue of first impression, the Ninth Circuit joined the Second, Fourth, Eighth and D.C. Circuits (and the position adopted by the Department of


District Court Case Highlights Advantages of ERISA Severance Plans
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

Specialists have long touted certain significant advantages to employers that come along with maintaining ERISA severance plans, and a recent


What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • November 15 2017

“What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration. This is the eleventh in a


New Jersey’s Appellate Division Finds Part C of the “ABC” Independent Contractor Test Does Not Require an Independent Business
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

In a potentially significant decision following the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling in Hargrove v. Sleepy’s, LLC, 220 N.J. 289 (2015), a New Jersey


Here’s a Tip, Minnesota: Discharging Employees for Refusing to Share Gratuities is Prohibited
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 17 2017

Discharging an employee for refusing to share tips is illegal under the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA), according to the Supreme Court of


Nike Prevails in California Bag Check Case
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

Because of concerns about employee theft, many employers have implemented practices whereby employees are screened before leaving work to ensure they


Sharply-Divided Washington Supreme Court Holds That Sureties, Like Insurers, Must Pay Attorney Fees to Prevailing Parties When They Wrongfully Deny Coverage
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2017

King County contracted with three construction firms (collectively, “VPFK”) to construct a tunnel. The contract required substantial completion by


Eleventh Circuit Rules That Stipulated Dismissal Of Named Plaintiffs And Defendant Triggers Putative Class Members’ Deadline To Appeal
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

In Love v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 15-15260 (11th Cir. Aug. 3, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled


Arguments for Class Arbitration with an Agreement That Doesn’t Mention It, Again Fail
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

The predicted demise of litigation over the availability of class arbitration has not taken place. And the new cases occur in many areas of the law


Section 403(b) Plan Design and Operation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

This practice note discusses the rules that apply when eligible tax-exempt organizations (or their employees) establish tax-sheltered annuities