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Foley & Lardner LLP | USA | 29 Jul 2016
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Issues Reminder of Power of Federal Arbitration Act
In the last generation, the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly promoted the policy under federal law in favor of arbitrating claims, including in the
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Jul 2011
Agency workers their rights, your duty
Agency workers, also known as 'temps', are relied upon by many businesses, with an estimated 1.3 million on assignment in the UK at any given time.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Mar 2010
Agency worker not protected from discrimination
In a case highlighting a gap in discrimination legislation, the Court of Appeal has held that a temporary agency worker could not pursue discrimination claims against either the end user client for whom he performed work or the agency that supplied him (Muschett v HM Prison Service).
Day Pitney LLP | USA | 12 Oct 2007
Parties must diligently pursue discovery under Rule 56(f)
When opposing summary judgment, particularly in the early stages of a case or before discovery is complete, attorneys should keep in mind the range of tools at their disposal including Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(f), which provides for a continuance to conduct additional discovery.