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Locke Lord LLP

October 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

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October was an eventful month for legal developments in the area of independent contractor misclassification and compliance. In one of the nine cases reported below, the U.S. Department of Labor continues to aggressively...more

Fisher Phillips

October 2018: The Top 14 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

Hogan Lovells

Employment news - November 2018

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Informed choice – choosing English law relevant to jurisdiction - In The British Council v Jeffery and Green v SIG Trading Ltd the Court of Appeal confirmed that choosing English law to govern an employment contract is a...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

How Narrow Is A Discrimination Plaintiff’s Road To Trial In The Eleventh Circuit?

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Although an employee can prove discrimination by showing that an employer’s reasons for adverse action are pretextual, the Eleventh Circuit finds that an employee must do more than merely contest the...more

Fisher Phillips

What Will A Governor Newsom Mean for California Employers?

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While much of the attention this midterm election has been focused on Congress and federal issues - the “blue wave” and a “referendum” on the Trump presidency - California employers know all too well that employment and labor...more

Fisher Phillips

Top 10 Things Employers Need To Know About Midterm Election Results

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As many predicted, Democrats recaptured the House for the first time in eight years in yesterday’s midterm elections, while Republicans retained and strengthened their grip on the Senate. That will lead to a dynamic in...more

Carlton Fields

Don’t Count Your Chickens – Or State Citizens For CAFA Exceptions – Before They Hatch

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The Ninth Circuit vacated a remand order implicating the local and home-state controversy exceptions to CAFA jurisdiction in a putative class action by former California resident employees of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) for...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Fifth Circuit Says Don't Mix Incentive Pay With Fluctuating Workweek

Many employers rely on the fluctuating workweek (FWW) method to reduce their overtime obligations. FWW allows employers to pay a fixed salary and a half-time overtime premium to employees whose working hours significantly...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Key Wage and Hour Issues for Manufacturing Industry Employers – Part I

Join hosts Bud Bobber and Keith Kopplin as they discuss important wage and hour topics for manufacturing industry employers, including compensable work, pre and post-shift activities, donning and doffing, meal and rest...more

Fisher Phillips

Massachusetts Employers, Non-Compete Reform is Here!—How is Your Organization Addressing It?

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One month into Massachusetts’ new non-competition law, employers throughout the Commonwealth are learning what many predicted from the beginning—there are a lot more questions than answers. As Fisher Phillips previously...more

Cozen O'Connor

II-36- Holiday Party Tips, the 2018/2019 Federal Regulatory Agenda, and Noteworthy Cases On Suing and Being Sued

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This episode offers a Top 10 list of thoughts to minimize problems at your company's upcoming holiday party, discusses what's in the recently-published 2018/2019 federal regulatory agenda, and highlights two noteworthy cases...more

Stinson Leonard Street - Arbitration Nation

Seventh Circuit Ducks Hard Question on Class Arbitrability

The Seventh Circuit issued an opinion last week that sounded like it would be a big deal.  The case, Herrington v. Waterstone Mortgage Corp., 2018 WL 5116905 (7th Cir. Oct. 22, 2018), dealt with the fallout from SCOTUS’s Epic...more

Fisher Phillips

The Ghost of Borello Returns This Halloween! Court Holds Dynamex ABC Test Applies Only to Wage Order Claims

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As we have covered extensively, the California Supreme Court dropped a proverbial bomb earlier this year in the Dynamex case when it adopted a new legal standard known as the “ABC Test,” making it much more difficult for...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

Court Provides Further Clarification of CA’s New Independent Contractor Test

On May 1, we reported about the Dynamex Operations W., Inc. v. Superior Court opinion in which the California Supreme Court adopted a new standard (the “ABC test”) for determining if a worker may properly be classified as an...more

Stoel Rives - World of Employment

California Courts Slowly Interpret Dynamex

Almost six months ago, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Dynamex, which dramatically altered the landscape pertaining to the classification of California workers as either employees or independent...more

Buchalter

DYNAMEX UPDATE: Are There Still Independent Contractors in California?

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On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court, No. S222732, in which the Court chose to essentially scrap the nearly 30-year old test for determining...more

BakerHostetler

Yet Another Opinion Addresses the Availability of Class or Collective Arbitration and Whether It Is a ‘Gateway Issue’ for the...

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We didn’t expect to be discussing class or collective arbitration issues so soon, but we have repeatedly underestimated the resilience of these aggregate arbitration questions. Hopefully, the upcoming Lamps Plus, Inc. opinion...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

To Successfully Oppose Class Certification, You Have To Do The CSI

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Six years after the California Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Brinker v. Superior Court (2012) 53 Cal. 4th 1004, virtually every California employer understands the rules concerning an employer’s obligations regarding...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Second Circuit Panel Sharply Questions Lawyers Regarding FLSA Settlements

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I often settle FLSA actions, as do many other lawyers, defense and plaintiff. It makes sense for both sides, given the costs and uncertainties of litigation and the protracted time it takes for a case to weave its way through...more

Littler

Littler Global Guide - Belgium - Q3 2018

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Law Implementing GDPR Published in Belgian Official Gazette - New Legislation Enacted - The Belgian Law of July 30, 2018, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data was...more

Polsinelli

California Court of Appeal Approves Variable Hourly-Based Compensation Plan

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In recent years, California courts have complicated the lives of employers that utilize commission and piece rate compensation systems (i.e., “activity-based compensation”).  ...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Certified Tire: Not Your Average Compensation System

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Court of Appeal has upheld the validity of pay plans that guarantee a wage that meets or exceeds the minimum wage for all hours worked during a pay period, but that also enables the employees...more

Hogan Lovells

Employment news - October 2018

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Weekly newsletter on employment matters. In this weeks issue: - Testing the limits – no sexual orientation discrimination in "gay cake" case - No work, no holiday – holiday did not accrue during parental leave ...more

Littler

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q3 2018

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The new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018, which was enacted on September 13 and will come into effect in 2020, grants parents who experience the loss of a child under 18 or a stillbirth after 24 weeks of...more

Locke Lord LLP

September 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

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Independent contractor misclassification lawsuits swept across a swath of businesses last month, affecting companies in both the gig economy and traditional industries. Discussed below are class action and individual...more

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