Michael Newman

Michael Newman

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

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Class Certification Rules Clarified: Harder for Plaintiffs to Certify Classes

On September 3, 2013, in Wang v. Chinese Daily News, Inc., the Ninth Circuit clarified the restrictions on class certification imposed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes. The net effect of this ruling is to make it harder for...more

9/10/2013 - Class Action Class Certification Dukes v Wal-Mart FLSA Rule 23

Crowdsourced Workers: Are They Employees or Independent Contractors?

What happens when modern innovations in the workforce (made possible by the advent of the internet) collide with traditional concepts of employment? You get lawsuits like Christopher Otey v. Crowdflower, Inc., filed late...more

3/19/2013 - Class Action Crowdsourcing FLSA Independent Contractors Misclassification

Employers Must Give Breast-Feeding Mothers Time And Privacy Under The Affordable Care Act

Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), an employer is required to provide the following for breast-feeding mothers who are employees...more

3/5/2013 - Affordable Care Act Breastfeeding FLSA Healthcare

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