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June 13, 2017

Putative Class and Collective Action Under Enjoined U.S. DOL Overtime Rule Appears to Face Strong Argument for Dismissal

On June 7, 2017, a plaintiff brought a putative class and collective action for alleged wage and hour law violations. Some claims are based on a DOL overtime rule that was enjoined and never took effect.

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February 5, 2017

NLRB's General Counsel Issues Memo on Arbitration Issue Pending at Supreme Court

As a result of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to address whether class and collective action waivers are lawful in an arbitration agreement, many employers have asked whether similar pending cases will be held in abeyance.

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January 13, 2017

Supreme Court Will Review Three Cases Involving the Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases involving the lawfulness of class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.

Littler Report
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November 9, 2016

With the Election (Mercifully) Behind Us, What Will a Trump Administration Mean for Employers?

The 2016 Presidential election was arguably the most contentious, unpredictable, and politically polarizing race in this nation's history. What will a Trump win mean for employers?

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September 1, 2016

Wage and Hour Self-Audit: Five Steps Toward California Compliance

In this podcast, Littler Shareholder Bruce Sarchet unveils his personal “5-Step…

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August 23, 2016

Ninth Circuit Finds Arbitration Agreement That Required Employees to Bring Claims in “Separate Proceedings” Illegal Under the NLRA

The Ninth Circuit has held that an arbitration agreement that required employees to bring claims in “separate proceedings”, thereby prohibiting class and collective actions, violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity under the NLRA.

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May 27, 2016

Seventh Circuit Finds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Illegal and Unenforceable Under the NLRA

The 7th Circuit has found that a company's arbitration agreement, which prohibits employees from participating in “any class, collective or representative proceeding,” violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity under the NLRA.

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May 17, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Not Every Violation of a Federal Statute is a Ticket to File a Federal Court Lawsuit

On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, a case raising the procedural question whether any and all violations of a federal statute are sufficient for a plaintiff to file a lawsuit in federal court.

Littler Report
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April 12, 2016

Labor & Employment Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry

As the healthcare landscape shifts, so do the risks and challenges healthcare industry employers face.

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March 14, 2016

Wisconsin Supreme Court Weighs in on the Compensability of Pre- and Post-Shift Work

On March 1, 2016, the Wisconsin Supreme Court clarified the circumstances under which employees’ pre- and post-shift donning and doffing constitutes compensable work.

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