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February 16, 2012

Another Federal Court Blasts Overbroad Complaint, Dismisses FLSA Collective Action Against Hospital

In yet another example of courts’ increasing hostility toward broad boilerplate complaints in Fair

Insight
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February 16, 2012

Agencies Issue Final Rule Regarding Summary of Benefits and Coverage

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury have issued final regulations under

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February 15, 2012

State Department Releases March 2012 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State has released the March 2012 Visa Bulletin, which summarizes visa availability.

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February 15, 2012

Second Circuit Holds that Dukes Prohibits Certification of ERISA Claim Under Rule 23(b)(2)

In Nationwide Life Insurance Co. v. Haddock, No. 10-4237 (2d Cir. February 6, 2012) [pdf], the Second

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February 15, 2012

California Implements Significant Changes to the Agricultural Labor Relations Act

Effective January 1, 2012, California's Agricultural Labor Relations Act (ALRA) was amended in ways

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February 15, 2012

The 2011 Global Employer: Highlights of Littler's Fourth Annual Global Employer Institute

Littler Mendelson recently conducted its Fourth Annual Global Employer Institute (GEI) in Washington,

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February 14, 2012

Another Unexpected Surprise for International Assignees: Section 457A (No, Not 409A!) of the U.S. Tax Code

By now, most lawyers advising international companies on compensation packages for expatriates that include

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February 14, 2012

Illinois Appellate Court Applies Reliable Fire Retroactively to Reverse and Remand Hair Salon Restrictive Covenant Case

In Reliable Fire Equipment Company v. Arrendondo [pdf], discussed here, the Supreme Court of Illinois

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February 14, 2012

White House 2013 Budget Proposal Would Boost Funding for Many Employment-Related Programs, Agencies

On Monday President Obama unveiled his $3.8 trillion proposed budget for fiscal year 2013. (pdf) Setting

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February 14, 2012

NLRB Nominations Sent to the Senate

On February 13, 2012 President Obama formally sent the nominations of Sharon Block, Terence Flynn, and

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