A looming surge of cases threatens to expand the joint employment doctrine and fundamentally alter the operations of franchisors, retailers, and businesses utilizing independent contractors within the four walls of their...more
On December 9th., the Supreme Court unanimously held that time spent by hourly warehouse workers waiting for and undergoing mandatory security screenings before leaving the warehouse is not compensable under the Fair Labor...more
In This Issue:
- Can You Keep a Secret? There’s an App for That
- Do Snapchat or Confide Produce “Documents” in the Eyes of the Law? What about Evidence?
- Implications on Securities Fraud and Employment Issues...more
In rare agreement, the Supreme Court unanimously decided Monday that "changing clothes" as set forth in Section 203(o) of the FLSA includes donning and doffing protective gear, and can be non-compensable time under a...more
On January 6, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it would not seek Supreme Court review of two federal appeals court decisions striking down the NLRB's rule requiring employers to display "Employee...more