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United States Supreme Court Holds That Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Extends to Employees of Private Companies Who Are...

In Lawson v. FMR, LLC, No. 12-3, 2014 WL 813701 (U.S. Mar. 4, 2014), the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 6-3 decision reversing the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, held that the whistleblower...more

3/14/2014 - Contractors FMR LLC Lawson v FMR Sarbanes-Oxley SCOTUS Subcontractors Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Newark Becomes Second City in New Jersey to Require Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

On January 29, 2014, Newark Mayor Luis Quintana signed into law an ordinance requiring mandatory paid sick leave for employees. This new ordinance goes into effect on May 29, 2014....more

3/10/2014 - Employee Rights Sick Leave

Update: New York Department of Labor Issues Final Wage Deduction Regulations

As we detailed in a previous posting (available here), in September 2012, Governor Cuomo signed into law new legislation which permits employers to make additional deductions from employees’ paychecks. Among other things, the...more

11/4/2013 - DOL Overpayment Wage Deductions Wages

A Decade In The Making: What Employers Can Expect From A Fully Staffed NLRB

On July 30, 2013, the United States Senate confirmed all five of President Obama’s nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”), marking the first time in 10 years that the NLRB has a full complement...more

10/29/2013 - Compliance Enforcement NLRA NLRB

Second Circuit Holds That The Fair Labor Standards Act Does Not Bar The Enforcement of Class Action Waivers

Over the past week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (“Second Circuit”) has issued two decisions in which it affirmatively held that: (i) a plaintiff cannot use the “effective vindication doctrine” to...more

8/15/2013 - American Express American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Citigroup Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Ernst & Young FLSA SCOTUS Vindication of Statutory Rights Doctrine

New York City Council Passes Act Requiring Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

On May 8, 2013, the New York City Council, by a 45-3 vote, passed the New York City Earned Sick Time Act which will require employers with 20 or more employees to provide paid sick leave to their employees (the “Sick Leave...more

5/16/2013 - Medical Leave New Legislation Notice Requirements Paid Leave

E.D.N.Y. Judge Reverses Course: Rule 41 Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal in FLSA Action Does Not Require Court Approval

On February 22, 2013, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan reversed his prior decision that required a plaintiff to seek court approval of a settlement before her action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) could be...more

4/5/2013 - Court Approval FLSA Settlement Voluntary Dismissals

Second Circuit Upholds Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements that Bar Title VII Class Actions, Finding that there is no...

On March 21, 2013, the Second Circuit issued its opinion in Parisi v. Goldman Sachs & Co., Case No. 11-5229, reversing a decision from the Southern District of New York, and holding that arbitration agreements which preclude...more

3/25/2013 - Arbitration Agreements Class Action Discrimination Federal Arbitration Act Goldman Sachs Pattern or Practice Sex Discrimination Title VII

Update: New Jersey Minimum Wage Bill Vetoed By Governor Christie

As widely anticipated, on Monday, January 28, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have increased the state’s minimum wage to $8.50 an hour, with future increases tied to the Consumer Price Index...more

2/13/2013 - Minimum Wage Withholding Requirements

Payment Required: New York Court Finds No Violation Of New York Labor Law Section 193 Where Unpaid Interns Did Not Receive Wages...

In Wang, et al. v. The Hearst Corporation, 12 CV 793 (HB) (January 9, 2013), Judge Harold Baer of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the Hearst Corporation’s (“Hearst”) motion for...more

1/24/2013 - College Credits Hearst Unpaid Interns Wage and Hour Wage Deductions

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