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Airline Industry Alert: Court Finds Airline Deregulation Act Does Not Preempt Miami-Dade County's Living Wage Ordinance

On September 21, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that the Airline Deregulation Act (ADA) does not preempt Miami-Dade County's Living Wage Ordinance (LWO). Amerijet Int'l, Inc. v. Miami-Dade...more

9/24/2015 - Air Cargo Airline Deregulation Act Airlines Airports Appeals Miami International Airport Minimum Wage Preemption Wage and Hour

Airline Industry Alert: Washington State Supreme Court Finds SeaTac Ordinance Increasing Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour Enforceable...

In a 5-4 decision, the Washington State Supreme Court has held that Proposition 1 – an ordinance which increased the minimum wage within the city of SeaTac for employees in the hospitality and transportation industries to $15...more

8/24/2015 - Air Carriers Airline Employees Airlines Airports Hospitality Industry Minimum Wage NLRA Preemption Sick Leave Transportation Industry WA Supreme Court Wage and Hour

Airline Industry Alert: Ninth Circuit Reverses Status Quo Injunction against Airline

In a unanimous decision, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a preliminary injunction arising out of an airline's alleged violation of the status quo provisions of the Railway Labor...more

6/10/2015 - Airlines Appeals CBAs Employer Liability Issues Railway Labor Act Teamsters

Airline Industry Alert: OT Class Action Against Southwest Airlines Fails to Take Off

Airlines achieved a major victory on May 19, 2015, with an order from the Central District of California granting Southwest Airlines Co.'s motion to dismiss in McKinley v. Southwest Airlines Co., United States District Court,...more

5/22/2015 - Airlines CBAs Class Action Dismissals Popular Railway Labor Act Southwest Airlines Wage and Hour

Third Circuit Finds that the Federal Railroad Safety Act's Anti-Retaliation Provision Does Not Cover Employees Treated for...

In a case of first impression with far-reaching implications for the railroad industry, the Third Circuit has held that the provision of the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) prohibiting discipline of employees for...more

1/23/2015 - Administrative Review Board Anti-Retaliation Provisions Bodily Injury Employer Liability Issues Railroads

Airline Industry Legal Alert: Ninth Circuit Hears Argument on Strike Injunction Against Non-Union Employees

Yesterday, Douglas Hall, a partner in the Airline Group of FordHarrison, appeared before an en banc panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to defend an injunction obtained on behalf of Aircraft Service...more

9/22/2014 - Airlines Airports Appeals Injunctions Strike Unions

Airline Industry Legal Alert: Ninth Circuit Finds FAA Preempts Safety-Related Wrongful Termination Claim

Executive Summary: The Ninth Circuit has held that the Federal Aviation Act (FAA) preempts state law wrongful termination claims where their resolution would require "the factfinder to intrude upon the federally occupied...more

4/30/2014 - Airlines Employer Liability Issues Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Termination

Airline Management Newsletter - February 2014

Ninth Circuit Upholds Strike Injunction Against Non-Union Employees - Executive Summary: The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the decision of a federal trial court, which granted a strike injunction against...more

2/18/2014 - Airlines Airports Aviation Industry Collective Bargaining Employer Liability Issues Injunctions Strike Unions

The Beginning Of The End Revisited

Litigation Value: Possible workers’ comp claim for Dwight for injuries sustained in trying to cross a “flaccid cord”; groundwork established for a breach of contract suit by Nellie if Andy follows through on his intent to...more

4/19/2013 - Breach of Contract Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Termination Workplace Hazards

Airline Management Newsletter - March 2013

In This Issue: - NMB Announces Voting Procedures Changes - Second Circuit Weighs In On AIR21 Burden-Shifting Framework - DOL Issues Final FMLA Crewmember Regulations ..Flight Crew Eligibility Standards ...more

3/29/2013 - Airlines Aviation Industry Burden-Shifting Contractors Discrimination DOL EEOC Flight Crews FMLA Mediation OFCCP Recordkeeping Requirements Wages

The Return Of The Nard Dog

In tonight’s episode, “Couples Discount,” no one really covers themselves in glory. You’ve got The Office denizens seeking to goof off one last time before Andy returns, and pretending about being in relationships with each...more


Watch Your Back Oscar

Litigation Value: $250,000 in attorneys’ fees and to settle Oscar’s claims – unless his guilt and his desire not to embarrass himself or out the Senator by disclosing their affair keeps him from making a big deal out of it....more


Die Hard … With A Christmas Vengeance

It is the annual Christmas episode of The Office, and its bittersweet as Jim and Pam talk about how this will be the last Christmas party for the both of them at Dunder Mifflin Scranton – much like it will be our last...more

12/7/2012 - Holiday Parties

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