Revisiting a concept for the first time since 2009, a House of Representatives Sub-Committee recently conducted a hearing regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1406).
Saving the Anti-Hybrid Arguments for the Certification Stage May Be the "Superior" Way to Defeat a State Law Wage-Hour Claim
We have long argued that the best path for defeating a hybrid state law wage and hour claim is not through a motion to dismiss but by making a strong lack of superiority argument to defeat class certification.
NLRB authority is being challenged on several fronts following Noel Canning (for details on this decision, see RECESS APPOINTMENTS AT NLRB UNCONSTITUTIONAL, FEDERAL APPEALS COURT RULES.
Expert witnesses are a key part of many kinds of litigation. Late last year, the California Supreme Court reaffirmed the authority of trial courts to act as “gatekeepers” to exclude unreliable expert witness testimony.
The Third Circuit recently upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s finding that a separately organized nursing home facility is properly considered a single employer with its parent company.
At 10:00 A.M. on April 15th, the U.S. Supreme Court will entertain oral arguments in the dispute now known as the human “gene patenting” case.
Nearly two years ago, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a decision that upheld the concept of horizontal exhaustion of primary liability policy limits before triggering the obligation of an excess insurer, but also concluded that, in the context of that case, there was no stacking of liability insurance policies.
If a Company in China Steals Your Trade Secrets, Do You Have to Litigate Your Lawsuit in China? Maybe…
The theft of trade secrets by foreign companies, especially those in China, from American companies is a hot topic among lawmakers and in the press.