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HTMLSecond Circuit Upholds Class-Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements in Certain Circumstances
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Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2013, previously published on August 16, 2013
A recent Second Circuit decision has resulted in a major victory for employers who seek to eliminate class actions and resolve employment disputes through arbitration. In Southerland v. Ernst & Young LLP, Case No. 12-304 (August 9, 2013), the court held that nothing in the Fair Labor Standards...

 

HTMLLife for the Employer After a Discrimination Claim
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Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2013, previously published on August 12, 2013
The workplace is often incredibly uncomfortable following an employee’s claim of work-related discrimination. The employer must balance its goal of productivity and profit while maintaining employee morale and equality on the job. At times, an employer facing a charge of discrimination may...

 

HTMLThe American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel Hits a Membership Milestone
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Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2013, previously published on July 25, 2013
The American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC), formed in 2012 by leading lawyers in the United States and Canada to improve the quality of the practice of insurance law, recently hit a milestone: 100 members.

 

HTMLFour New National Labor Relations Board Members Expected
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Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2013, previously published on July 22, 2013
An agreement reached on July 16, 2013, between Senate Democrats and Republicans to avoid filibuster reform should result in four new members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the reappointment of its controversial chair, Mark Gaston Pearce. Concerned over lengthy delays with...

 

HTMLNew York Renews Binding Arbitration for Three More Years
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Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2013, previously published on July 19, 2013
In 1974, the State of New York amended its law on collective bargaining for public employees (the Taylor Law) by imposing compulsory interest arbitration to resolve bargaining impasses in police officer and firefighter bargaining units. This amendment to the Taylor Law was intended to be temporary,...

 

HTMLNIST Releases Draft of U.S. Cybersecurity Framework
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Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2013, previously published on July 10, 2013
On July 2, 2013 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued a preliminary draft outline of the Cybersecurity Framework being developed pursuant to the President’s February 2013 executive order that requires the NIST to develop the framework though a private-public...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Retaliation Claims Imposes “But For” Burden of Proof Standard
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Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2013, previously published on July 2, 2013
People often say it’s not the crime that will do you in, it’s the cover-up. In some ways, that sentiment has been applicable to retaliation claims for alleged discrimination in the workplace. At least until this past Monday, when the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Definition of Supervisor for Title VII Claims and Rejects Broad Interpretation
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Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2013, previously published on July 1, 2013
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much anticipated ruling in a 5-4 decision which will help employers defend themselves against Title VII actions involving supervisors. In an earlier alert, we discussed the salient facts of Vance v. Ball State University, No. 11-556, Supreme Court of the...

 

HTMLNew York’s Highest Court Grants Rare Reargument of A Workers Compensation Case Which Effects Personal Injury Actions
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Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2013, previously published on July 1, 2013
In an extremely rare decision, the New York State Court of Appeals has granted reargument. In Auqui v. Seven Thirty One Ltd. Partnership, the court granted reargument of its prior ruling that granted the defendants’ motion to preclude plaintiffs from litigating the issue of the injured...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Decision on DOMA Clears Way for FMLA Application to Same-Sex Spouses
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Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2013, previously published on June 26, 2013
In a landmark decision today, United States v. Windsor, the Supreme Court decided by a 5-4 decision that § 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the liberty of the person protected by the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fifth...

 


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