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L&L Employment Q&A series: Rio Olympics 2016 (no. 15)
  • Loyens & Loeff
  • Luxembourg, Netherlands, Belgium
  • August 3 2016

On 5 August, the Olympics in Rio will start and employers will likely be faced with employment issues related to the Olympic fever. For example, what

Minor league baseball players’ minimum wage, overtime claims proceed to class certification stage
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

Former minor league baseball players are one step closer to gaining class certification of their wage and hour lawsuit against 22 Major League

SDNY holds that USTA umpires are independent contractors, not employees
  • Wilk Auslander LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

A New York federal court recently held that umpires for the United States Tennis Association ("USTA") were not entitled to overtime pay under federal

U.S. Supreme Court vacates Ninth Circuit ruling in Wang v. Chinese Daily News
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

On October 5, 2010, we reported on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Wang v. Chinese Daily News, 623 F.3d 743 (9th Cir. 2010).

Black Swan interns spotlight failure to pay minimum wage
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

On September 28, two unpaid interns who worked on the movie “Black Swan” filed suit in federal court in New York against Fox Searchlight Pictures claiming unpaid wages, penalties and interest on behalf of themselves and 100 other interns who also worked on the film

Good news on the social media front
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

It seems that the NLRB files a complaint every month against an employer claiming an illegal reaction to a Facebook posting, taking the position that social media complaints are protected activity if they touch on topics of employee collective concern.

Can employers in an FLSA overtime case issue subpoenas concerning an employee's social media, banking, and texting activities?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

Increasingly, employers are wrestling with how best to monitor and limit employees' use of the Internet to conduct non-work-related activities.

Ninth Circuit finds newspaper misclassified reporters as exempt employees and failed to provide meal periods
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2010

The Ninth Circuit, in Wang v. Chinese Daily News, Inc., upheld a jury verdict in favor of reporters suing a newspaper on wage and hour claims.

Vancouver 2010: are you prepared?
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • February 16 2010

With the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games having just begun, there will be several implications on the workplace.

What do reality television shows and employment law have in common?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2009

Class actions, of course.