The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently discussed class certification in state court wage and hour cases, endorsing the same civil procedure rules in that context as is applicable to other class actions.
On April 15, 2019, a California Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment for the employer in an action alleging class-wide violations of the hyper-technical provisions of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.
New Mexico’s state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year. The state has enacted at least 9 new laws affecting employers, covering many topics from health care access to criminal background checks.
Suspending an employee during a workplace investigation is sometimes necessary. But before an employer decides to suspend a U.K. employee, it should consider several factors to reduce the risk of potential claims of forced resignation.
In a work session held on April 3, 2019, the Labor & Social Welfare Commission of Mexico’s House of Representatives issued the last draft of the decree to reform the Federal Labor Law. This article summarizes key provisions of the proposed reform.
The firm was also recognized for superior performance in the following categories: at least 50% of associates are women, at least 25% of equity partners are women and highest percentage of associates on part-time schedules.