Challenging the classification of workers as independent contractors continues to be a growing area of focus for plaintiffs’ attorneys.
Is No Class Action Waiver Safe? NLRB Judge Invalidates an Employer’s Non-Mandatory Arbitration Agreement with Non-Union Employees
Even further expanding the NLRB’s shocking holdings in D.R. Horton and Murphy Oil on June 26, 2015, an NLRB administrative law judge (“ALJ”) ruled that even a non-mandatory arbitration agreement that is voluntarily entered into by employees is unlawful if it requires employees to waive joint, class or collective actions in all forums, judicial and arbitral.
This Blog is Not about Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, But… “The Internship” fails the first test of merit for a comedy: “Is it funny?”
Liability insurers are sometimes faced with a difficult scenario: Their insured has been sued in a class action with potentially large stakes.
In June 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund Inc. (“Halliburton II”), a putative class action in which Halliburton investors alleged that the company made misrepresentations designed to inflate its stock price, in violation of section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 10b-5. 134 S. Ct. 2398 (2014).
Warning: That scientific article you just read may be completely bogus.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases during its Fall 2015 term that could further transform the wage and hour class action landscape. We briefly discuss those two cases below.