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HTMLFTC’s Report Provides Recommendations for Data
Justin R. Dickerson, John Nadolenco, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
Edith Ramirez, the chair of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission), has often said that “with really big data, comes really big responsibility.” What she meant was not always clear.

 

HTMLDelegation Clause Directing an Arbitrator to Decide Enforceability of an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable in California
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
Decision: In Tiri v. Lucky Chances, Inc., the defendant-employer filed a motion to compel arbitration of its former employee’s wrongful discharge action. The parties had entered into a written arbitration agreement that contained an explicit agreement to delegate to the arbitrator any...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Rejects Sampling Method for Determining Liability in Class Actions
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
Decision: In Duran v. U.S. Bank N.A., the plaintiffs sought to represent a class of loan officers who contended that they were improperly classified as exempt employees under the “outside salesperson” exemption to California’s overtime wage payment law, which applies to employees...

 

HTMLEmployers May Seek a Second Opinion Regarding an Employee’s Post-FMLA Fitness to Return to Work Duties Even After Reinstating the Employee
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
Decision: In White v. City of Los Angeles, a former district attorney investigator took a medical leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Prior to her FMLA leave, the investigator had behaved “erratically.” Upon returning from leave, she was advised that she would be...

 

HTMLPlaintiffs Seek Expansion of Video Privacy Laws
Zachariah J. DeMeola, John Nadolenco, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2014, previously published on May 28, 2014
Plaintiffs traditionally face an uphill battle in class actions alleging misuse of personally identifiable information (PII) gathered from Internet cookie tracking (i.e., data transferred between users’ web browsers and companies’ web sites). Courts often take the view that plaintiffs...

 

HTMLSixth Circuit Excludes EEOC’s Unreliable Disparate Impact Expert
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
Decision: The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Kaplan Higher Education Corp. reinforced the Federal Rules of Evidence requirement that each part of a proposed expert’s methodology be reliable in order for the expert’s testimony to be admissible.

 

HTMLClass of 30,000 Costco Workers Decertified in California Because Individualized Inquiries Predominate
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
Decision: In Stiller v. Costco Wholesale Corp., the Southern District of California decertified a statewide class of approximately 30,000 employees who were allegedly required to remain inside Costco warehouses at the end of their shifts without pay while lockdown procedures were completed. The...

 

HTMLAutomatic Renewal Class Actions Are On the Rise
Rebecca B. Johns, John Nadolenco, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2014, previously published on May 28, 2014
The automatic renewal of subscription services has become quite commonplace: typically, companies renew subscribed services and charge credit card numbers maintained on file until the customer cancels the service or either the credit card or the service expires. Companies, customers and even the...

 

HTMLFTC Authority to Bring Enforcement Actions Over Data-Security Standards Upheld
Stephen Lilley, Archis A. Parasharami, Lei Shen, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 18, 2014
In a recent decision, a federal judge concluded that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the power to regulate data security and thus rejected a company’s challenge to the FTC’s authority. If the decision stands, the FTC is likely to continue its scrutiny of businesses’...

 

HTMLEEOC May Proceed with Its ADA Challenge to UPS’s 100-Percent Healed Policy
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2014, previously published on March 24, 2014
Decision: The EEOC successfully defeated a motion by United Parcel Service (UPS) to dismiss the EEOC’s second amended complaint challenging UPS’s policy of discharging employees who cannot return to work after 12 months of leave. The EEOC alleged that UPS's policy violated the Americans...

 


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