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Second Circuit Affirms Rulings In Long-Standing Suit Involving Title VII Class Claims Brought By New York City Teachers

Gulino v. The Board of Education of the New York City School District of the City of New York, No. 13-cv-1001 (2d Cir. Feb. 4, 2014): A recent decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling by the lower...more

2/28/2014 - Board of Education Civil Rights Act Class Action Teachers Title VII

Second Circuit Emphasizes That Inconsistent Reasons For Employee Termination Can Be Sufficient To Overcome Summary Judgment

Kwan v. The Andalex Group LLC, No. 12-2493 (2d Cir. Dec. 16, 2013): A recent decision by the Second Circuit not only revived a former employee’s retaliation claims but further highlighted the litigation risk when an...more

1/31/2014 - Employer Liability Issues Protected Activity Retaliation Summary Judgment Termination

New York Court Of Appeals Creates Negligent Drug Testing Claim

Landon v. Kroll Laboratory Specialists, No. 2013-142 (N.Y. Ct. of Appeals Oct. 10, 2013) (Lippman, C.J.): A recent decision by the New York Court of Appeals has far-ranging implications in the area of employee drug testing....more

11/4/2013 - Drug Testing Negligence

Second Circuit Enhances Employers’ Ability To Avoid FLSA Collective Actions Through Arbitration Agreements

Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP, No. 12-304 (2d Cir. Aug. 9, 2013): In a significant victory for employers, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals endorsed class waivers of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claims even if such...more

9/2/2013 - American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Class Action Arbitration Waivers Ernst & Young FLSA

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