• 06.06.16

    OSHA's Electronic Submission Rule Finalized

    Three years in the making, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) finalized a new rule mandating the electronic submission of injury and illness data from employers.

  • 06.06.16

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: An Overview

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) was signed into law on May 11, 2016 and gives trade secret owners a federal cause of action for injunctive relief and monetary damages for the misappropriation of trade secrets, while also providing employee protections.

  • 06.06.16

    Eye on the Supreme Court—Corruption and Fraud Edition

    This session, the Supreme Court has undertaken the review of numerous cases that raise thorny issues arising in the white collar context. In our last newsletter, we reported on the Court’s March 30, 2016 decision in Luis v. U.S. which held in a criminal healthcare case that the pretrial ...

  • 05.24.16

    Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins: What Does It Mean for TCPA Lawsuits?

    As reported in our recent TCPA Connect, on May 16 the United States Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated ruling in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.

  • 05.24.16

    FTC Maintains Aggressive Stance Against Pay-for-Delay Deals

    A recent complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) indicates that the agency is continuing its aggressive pursuit of agreements between drug manufacturers that delay the entry of generic pharmaceuticals into the market.

  • 05.23.16

    U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Broad Preemptive Effect of ERISA

    On March 1, 2016, the United States Supreme Court, in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, No. 14-181, reaffirmed the broad preemptive effect of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001, et seq. (ERISA).

  • 05.19.16

    Labor Department Issues Final Amendments to Overtime Exemptions

    On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor issued publicly its long-awaited final regulations updating the "White Collar" exemptions to the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

  • 05.18.16

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Becomes Law

    Passed by an overwhelming majority of the federal legislature, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) became law with President Barack Obama's signature on May 11, 2016.

  • 05.17.16

    BREAKING: SCOTUS Rules on Spokeo, Significant Implications for TCPA Cases

    The Supreme Court of the United States ruled yesterday in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins that a plaintiff must show an injury in fact before pursuing a claim for violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a holding that could have major repercussions for consumer plaintiffs pursuing claims ...

  • 05.09.16

    California Increases Amount Paid for Family, Disability Leave

    In the latest changes to California employment law, Governor Jerry Brown signed an amendment increasing the payment to employees for family and disability leave in the state.



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