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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 23 Mar 2011
Supreme Court holds that oral complaints can form the basis for a FLSA retaliation suit
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an employee's Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) retaliation claim can be based on an oral complaint made by the employee to his employer regarding wages or other issues covered by the Act.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 8 Mar 2011
Supreme Court declines to hear case involving the exempt status of pharmaceutical sales representatives
Just weeks after the Ninth Circuit created a circuit split by ruling that pharmaceutical sales representatives are exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act's outside sales exemption (see our earlier post on that decision), the Supreme Court has declined to hear Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 1 Apr 2010
The Ohio Supreme Court holds that the Franklin County Board of Commissioners erred in awarding a painting contract for Huntington Park
The Ohio Supreme Court recently reversed two lower court decisions in holding that the Franklin County Board of Commissioners failed to exercise sound discretion in awarding a painting contract for Huntington Park, the home of the Columbus Clippers baseball team.