On Tuesday of this week, we discussed the trademark infringement case filed by Lulu’s Market & Deli against Lulu’s Public House (depicted above), here is a link to a pdf of the Complaint.
As you will recall, we...more
The grocery business may be “fresh and easy,” but drafting a confidentiality and data protection policy that withstands the scrutiny of the current National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is not. The NLRB, in its recent 2-1...more
Grocer Refused Accommodation for Jehovah's Witness's Worship Services, Federal Agency Charged -
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. - Supermarket chain Food Lion, LLC violated federal law when it refused to provide a religious...more
Last week, the NLRB took an exceptionally broad view of what constitutes “concerted activity” and what kind of efforts are aimed at “mutual aid or protection” under the National Labor Relations Act. For employers, this could...more
There is another retail data breach to talk about in this Privacy Tuesday post – privacy & security bits and bytes to start your week....more
Richmond Store Denied Qualified Female Applicant Van Driver Job, Lawsuit Charged -
RICHMOND, Va. - Lee's Food Corp., doing business as Food Rite Community Supermarket, will pay $10,500 and provide other relief to ...more
In This Issue:
- Fourth Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment For Manufacturer In Exclusive Dealing Case:
Despite being one of two manufacturers that control 99% of the market, E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. has...more
In April, we wrote about the Vermont legislature’s approval of a bill that would require manufacturers to change the retail labels of certain foods to indicate that they are GMO. On May 8, 2014, Vermont enacted the final...more
SB 1381, California's revived genetically engineered food labelling bill, has passed through the California Senate Judiciary Committee. If enacted, SB 1381 would take effect on January 1 2016. As the bill has moved through...more
On February 24, 2014, Ontario’s minority Liberal government introduced Bill 162, Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014. If passed, the legislation would require restaurant chains and other food service providers with 20 or more...more
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
- Food industry opposes trans fat bar, proposes setting limitations. Major...more
Last week, in Irizarry v. Catsimatidis, Docket No. 11-4035-cv (July 9, 2013), the Second Circuit held that Gristedes Foods CEO—and current NYC mayoral candidate—John Catsimatidis faces personal liability for settlement...more
Twice in one week, the California Court of Appeal sided with employees in two cases against grocery giant, Safeway Inc.
Two federal circuit courts recently reversed district court decisions allowing non-signatories to compel arbitration. The analysis emphasizes that for a defendant to prove equitable estoppel compels arbitration, the...more
In a case that will significantly strengthen labor's hand regarding picketing activities in the state, the California Supreme Court reversed a Court of Appeals decision that had declared unconstitutional two state laws...more
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