Victor Schachter

Victor Schachter

Fenwick & West LLP

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Fenwick Employment Brief - June 2013: Alert: “Unpaid Interns” Held to be Employees Who Should Have Been Paid

As this FEB went to publication, a federal district court in New York issued an important — and very instructive — decision on the compensation of unpaid interns at for-profit companies. In Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures,...more

6/20/2013 - FLSA Internships Minimum Wage Unpaid Interns Wages

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 2013: Allegedly “Rogue” Employees Expose Employer to Potential Misappropriation Liability

Even though a company took proactive steps to ensure new employees did not bring or use a former employer’s information to their new job, the company may still be on the hook for the subsequent misconduct of allegedly “rogue”...more

6/19/2013 - Confidential Information Disclosure Requirements Liability Misappropriation Trade Secrets

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 2013: Court Rejects Walmart’s Bid to Kick Negligent Hiring Claim by Contractors’ Employees

A California federal district court held that companies may owe a duty of care to their prospective contractor’s employees in the hiring of such contractors. In Carrillo v. Schneider Logistics, Inc., plaintiff Everardo...more

6/18/2013 - Contractors Duty of Care Hiring & Firing Negligent Hiring Wal-Mart

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 2013: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Classwide Arbitration, Finding Arbitrator “Arguably” (Even if...

In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more

6/17/2013 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Contract Interpretation Oxford Health v Sutter SCOTUS

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 2013

In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more

6/17/2013 - ADA Arbitration Class Arbitration Contractors Disability Discrimination EEOC Exempt-Employees Facebook Hiring & Firing Misappropriation Non-Exempt Employees Pregnancy Sarbanes-Oxley Social Media Unpaid Interns Wal-Mart

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