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March 10, 2016

Sixth Circuit Refuses to Apply Stricter FLSA Collective Action Certification Standard

In concluding that the proper standard for certifying FLSA collective actions is whether the plaintiffs are "similarly situated," the 6th Circuit ruled that the application of the stricter Rule 23 class action standard was inappropriate.

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February 22, 2016

NLRB Continues Attack on Class and Collective Action Waivers

There seems to be no end in sight to the standoff between the NLRB and at least a majority of the federal courts over the legality of arbitration agreements that require employees to waive the right to lead or participate in class or collective actions.

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January 4, 2016

Federal Courts Increase Scrutiny of Employer Compliance with the FCRA's Adverse Action Requirements

In the last two years, the number of employment class actions under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act has ballooned.

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December 18, 2015

High Court Again Finds a California Court Failed to Place Arbitration Agreements on Equal Footing With Other Contracts

A recent Supreme Court decision indicates it will not necessarily accept a state court’s claim that generally applicable principles of contract law preclude enforcement of an agreement governed by the FAA.

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October 14, 2015

California Laws Are Being Used to Advance Human Rights Claims Based on Global Supply Chain Activities

Recent class actions have claimed that companies have violated California consumer fraud and unfair competition laws resulting from alleged forced labor in their global supply chains.

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October 5, 2015

Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) Amended to Address Some Excesses

On October 2, 2015, Governor Brown signed urgency legislation that immediately amends California's PAGA to address increasing civil litigation alleging technical violations of itemized wage statements (pay stubs) issued to employees.

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August 4, 2015

The Big Move Toward Big Data in Employment

The world of Big Data has arrived, and it is beginning to affect employers and their decision-making in ways undreamed of even a few years ago.

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June 9, 2015

West Virginia Employment Update: The Mountain State is Becoming Much More Attractive to Employers

West Virginia's Legislature and Governor have taken dramatic steps this legislative session to improve the business climate for employers.

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March 25, 2015

New York State Supreme Court Finds 24-Hour Home Care Attendants Must be Paid for Sleep and Meal Periods

The New York State Department of Labor ("NY DOL") has consistently enforced the New York Labor Law ("NYLL")

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November 11, 2014

NLRB Reaffirms D.R. Horton Decision Invalidating Arbitral Class Action Waivers

In a controversial decision that rejects the precedent of numerous federal and state courts, the National

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