In these three consolidated cases, Plaintiff-Employees brought class action suits against their employers for unpaid wage claims under the Fair Labor
On June 21, with Justice Antonin Scalia writing for a 5-4 majority, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision for employers that are utilizing or are considering utilizing employment arbitration agreements.
In a suit arising out of alleged employment discrimination, Dillard’s Inc. appealed the district court’s decision to vacate an arbitration award to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In the case of Cheltenham Borough Council v Laird 2009 EWHC 1253 HC, the High Court has rejected the Council’s claim for damages for fraudulent or negligent misrepresentation against a Managing Director who failed to disclose a history of depression in her pre-employment medical questionnaire.
The Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 (Pub.L. 111-21), as described in detail in the May 14, 2009, issue of the Health Law Update, will provide the government with even broader enforcement powers under the federal False Claims Act (FCA).
During times of economic growth, Canadian employers have actively recruited foreign workers to assume temporary or permanent employment in Canada.