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A return to common sense: casual service excluded from redundancy calculations
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 6 2018

Nearly two years ago to the day, we expressed outrage at a Fair Work Commission decision that, in our view, incorrectly held that casual service must


California Supreme Court Leaves Open The Possibility Of A De Minimis Defense For Wage And Hour Claims - But Not Under The Facts Of This Case
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 2 2018

Last week, in Troester v. Starbucks Corporation (Case No. S234969), the California Supreme Court weighed in for the first time on the viability of a


Your Employee Is a Victim of Domestic ViolenceWhat Should an Employer Do?
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2018

New Zealand parliament recently passed a law granting employees 10 days of extra paid leave each year for victims of domestic violence to change


Ninth Circuit Declines to Hold CRA Responsible for Subscriber’s Misapplication of Credit Report
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

In Shaw v. Experian Information Solutions, Inc., No. 16-56587, 2018 WL 2424105 (9th Cir. May 29, 2018), the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment on


New NLRB Guidance Gives The Green Light On Common Sense Employee Work Rules
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2018

Last December, the NLRB recently established a new standard for determining the lawfulness of facially neutral employee handbook policies that “may”


Congress OKs Sweeping Rewrite of Dodd-Frank
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

The House today voted to give final congressional approval to a sweeping rewrite of the nation’s banking rules that would roll back key elements of


NLRB Says Portions of Hospital Policy on Dress and Grooming Standards Invalid
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

Recently, the NLRB held in a 2-1 decision that a California hospital’s policies barring employees from wearing unapproved pins or badge reels violated


How Creative is One of Ordinary Skill - DSS Tech. Mgmt. v. Apple Inc.
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
  • USA
  • April 16 2018

In an attempt to challenge the patentability of an issued claim, petitioners every so often come across a prior art reference that discloses all the


But what does it really mean?
  • Ince & Co LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2018

The interpretation of contracts has always been a tricky subject. The Court of Appeal decision in Nesbit Law Group LLP v Acasta European Insurance


ERISA class actions: Ninth Circuit rules that a third-party administrator is NOT an ERISA fiduciary with respect to the terms of its own compensation
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2018

Common sense often makes good lawThe Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) imposes fiduciary duties on certain