Get Tough On the Little Things and Impact the Big Things

By | Legal Leaders Blog | May 24, 2013
Get Tough On the Little Things and Impact the Big Things

Sometimes leaders  need to be tough on some of the little things. These can have significant ramifications which are not always immediately obvious. However, because the benefits are not obvious, or seem unimportant at the time, many leaders don’t address them, also possibly feeling that they don’t want to be ‘petty’.

Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast V. Behrend—Bill Allen

By | LXBN | May 23, 2013
Bill Allen

It seems like have year has its definining Supreme Court class action suit—and this year it is Comcast Corp. v. Behrend. The ruling, which came down just a few weeks ago, makes it considerably more difficult for to certify class actions in certain instances. Some have thought it would only apply to antitrust issues—that includes the plaintiffs in today’s topic of discussion, Wang v. Hearst Corp.—but they’re quickly finding out it has broad implications, and could provide a powerful tool for employer-side lawyers. Joining me to explain why that’s the case is Littler‘s Bill Allen, author on their Wage & Hour Counsel blog.