Today, the Federal Judicial Center released its annual statistics of the types of lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the country. The result for wage and hour lawsuits? A remarkable increase of 10% for the reporting year ended March 2013 over the previous 12-month period.
The United States Supreme Court recently brought final resolution to Mandeville-Anthony v. Walt Disney Co., a dispute over the ownership of Disney and Pixar’s animated movies “Cars” and “Cars 2,” and the spin-off television series “Cars Toon.”
It looks like the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) is on track to meet the first of several milestones in the implementation of Initiative 502 (I-502), Washington State’s recently passed marijuana reform law. According to a tweet earlier today from I-502 Implementation (@I502implement), we can expect to see the first draft of I-502 implementing regulations next week.
Failed bank lawsuit this year area on pace to total the largest annual number of lawsuits yet during the current bank failure wave, according to an April 2013 report from Cornerstone Research entitled “Characteristics of FDIC Lawsuits Against Directors and Officers” (here).
Yahoo’s Sweetened Parental Leave Policy Raises Practical FMLA Certification Issues for Moms and Dads in the Workplace
It seems that what Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer taketh, she giveth back. Or something like that. As you will recall, Mayer made waves several months back when she banned all Yahoo employees from working from home, a rather controversial move seen by some as unfriendly to working parents.
I have a favorite shirt that gets a few laughs when I wear it. Its message is “Change is good. You go first.” That is how I feel when I hear pundits talk about the future of pensions and the need for reform.