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Court Says Don’t Cry Over Steamed Milk

A federal court granted Starbucks’ motion for summary judgment in a putative class action in which plaintiffs alleged Starbucks underfills lattes and mochas. The plaintiffs alleged that the underfilling of Starbucks drinks was a breach… more

Three Pay Equity Trends to Watch in 2018

Closing the pay gap between men and women is not only a target in the EEOC's Strategic Enforcement Plan, it is also a priority for state legislators. Indeed, 2017 ended with a rise in state pay disparity legislation that revealed… more

Renewable Energy Update - January 2018 #3

Focus - 2018 could see wave of West Coast climate pollution pricing - Reuters - Jan 17 If elected officials get their way, the entire West Coast of North America could be putting a price on pollution by the end of this year. As… more

Who Can Sue an Attorney—and How to Stop Them

Unlike some other torts, the class of plaintiffs who can bring legal malpractice claims against attorneys is fairly limited. Generally speaking, legal malpractice claims can only be raised by a limited set of people to whom an attorney… more

Term contracts: What you need to know

A recent decision of a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has opened the door to employees on maximum term contracts bringing unfair dismissal claims by overturning the principle that the expiry of a term contract is not a… more

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