• 11.12.14

    State Voters Pass Paid Sick Leave, Wage Increases

    The polls have closed and the votes are in: the midterm elections will have a significant impact on employers across the country as voters in multiple states embraced recent trends with regard to paid sick leave and increases in minimum wage.

  • 10.29.14

    DOL Grants Could Signal More Misclassification Actions

    Employers have faced a tidal wave of litigation over the alleged misclassification of employees as independent contractors, with workers ranging from FedEx drivers to National Football League cheerleaders challenging their status.

  • 10.22.14

    9th Circuit Affirms Vicarious Liability–For Anybody–Under TCPA

    In a blow to Telephone Consumer Protection Act defendants, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a defendant may be liable for violations of the statute made by a third party – even where the violator was not the advertiser of the product.

  • 10.17.14

    EEOC Sues Over Transgender Discrimination

    In its first cases alleging bias against transgender employees, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against a Florida eye clinic and a Michigan funeral home.

  • 10.01.14

    The Need to Correctly Classify Employees

    Providing a $1.25 million lesson in the importance of correctly classifying employees, the Oakland Raiders settled a lawsuit brought by the team’s cheerleading squad, the Raiderettes.

  • 09.22.14

    Complimentary TCPA Update Webinar: The Year in Review and What Lies Ahead

    One year has passed since the implementation of the Federal Communication Commission’s revised Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rules.

  • 09.18.14

    California Enacts Paid Sick Leave

    Employers in California must now provide three paid sick days per year for workers, pursuant to a new law going into effect on July 1, 2015.

  • 08.18.14

    Capital One Sets Record With $75M TCPA Deal

    In what is believed to be the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) settlement on record, Capital One Bank, related companies, and their third-party collection vendors reached a $75 million deal to settle suits on behalf of a class of customers who received calls at over 21 million ...

  • 08.06.14

    California Supreme Court Weighs In On Commission Wages

    Employers in California that pay commission wages should familiarize themselves with a new decision from the California Supreme Court limiting payroll choices.

  • 07.24.14

    Southern District Opinion Allows Seizure of Emails From Host Provider

    A Southern District of New York Magistrate Judge last week approved the government’s ability to conduct searches and seizures of entire email accounts stored by third-party providers like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! and Apple without having to establish probable cause that all the emails seized ...



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