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Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied a request to review the issue of whether the Fair Labor Standards Act grants employees a non-waivable right to bring a collective action and thus, renders arbitration agreements with...more
No Liability for Off-the-Clock Work Absent Employer Knowledge -
A California appeals court refused to hold Kaiser Foundation Health Plan liable for alleged off-the-clock overtime about which it lacked knowledge. In...more
In this Issue:
- Editor's Overview
- Risk of Addiction Relapse May Entitle Plan Participants to Disability Benefits
- Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest
An Ontario arbitrator has held that an ambulance attendant was entitled to be accommodated by the employer, by permitting him to “ride 3rd” in an ambulance despite a potential but not actual risk to his safety.
Commentary on prescriptive periods (statutes of limitation) in the UAE as published in The Oath...more
Overall, 2011 was a record breaking year for the EEOC. During the 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) won a record-breaking $365 million for discrimination victims. In addition, the EEOC’s...more
In this issue: Employee's Alcoholism Does not Rise to the Level of an ADA Disability, Leading to Dismissal of Claims; Court Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement for Lack of Consent; $2.1 Million Judgement in Washington...more
After deciding four arbitration cases during the previous term, the United States Supreme Court decided only one case regarding arbitration during its 2010 term (commencing in October 2010 and extending until June 2011)—but...more
This article, reprinted from the Westlaw Journal, Corporate Officers & Directors Liability, discusses mandatory pre-dispute arbitration clauses in consumer financial services contracts and the Supreme Court's April 2011...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
Patents: Predictable Variations of Simple Mechanical Technology May Be Obvious, Even in the Face of Structural and Operational Differences; Judges Squabble Over the Interpretation of Claims in Light of the...more
In This Brief:
*Court Revives Age Discrimination Claim, Finding "Me Too" Evidence Admissible
*Post-Employment Customer Non-Solicits: Good Practice or Lawsuit Invitation?
*U.S. Supreme Court: Unconscionability...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Account Executives Not Exempt Administrators Under California Law
*No “Grossly Inflated” Attorneys’ Fees on $11,500 Retaliation Verdict
..Arbitration Agreement with Discovery Limitation...more
IN THIS BRIEF:
*California labor commissioner allows employers to deduct from exempt employee leave balance in less than half-day increments
*Employee complaint about unpaid overtime, albeit mistaken, supported wrongful...more
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