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HTMLProduct Safety Update from Capitol Hill (Part Three)
Matthew Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Earlier this year, we began a series of blog entries to update our readers on legislative efforts on Capitol Hill that affect stakeholders within the product safety arena. Over the summer, we updated you on an amendment to an appropriations bill passed in the House of Representatives that would...

 

HTMLTenth Circuit Affirms Class Certification and Price Fixing Verdict Against Dow Chemical
Robert G. Kidwell, Helen J. Kim, Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
The Tenth Circuit recently affirmed both class certification and one of the largest verdicts issued in the U.S. this year, denying Dow Chemical Company’s (“Dow”) appeal in a price fixing case related to polyurethane products. In Re: Urethane Antitrust Litigation, No. 13-3215 (10th...

 

HTMLFDA Announces More Changes to FSMA Implementation Rules
Michelle Gillette, Dominique Windberg; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
On September 19, 2014, FDA announced potential changes to four rules that the agency proposed in 2013 to implement the Food Safety and Modernization Act (“FSMA”). FSMA was signed into law in January 2011 in response to many reported incidents of food-borne illness during the 2000s.

 

HTMLCPSC Gets it Right: Unanimously Regulates High-Powered Magnet Sets Through New Safety Standard
Matthew Cohen, Matthew R. Howsare, Charles A. Samuels; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
We do not typically take positions on product specific issues pending before the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), but the CPSC’s new safety standard for magnet sets demonstrates both why the agency exists and how it can use its regulatory authority to protect...

 

HTMLWho Hurts More? Another Battle in the Non-Compete Wars
Jessica W. Catlow; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
In Wells et al v. Daugherty Systems Inc., eight former DSI employees, who left to start a consulting firm named Aspirent, asked the court to prevent DSI from attempting to enforce their non-compete agreements. They did so in part because DSI was telling potential Aspirent clients that DSI was going...

 

HTMLUse of Big Data in Recruiting and Screening Could Mean Big Problems for Employers
Robert Sheridan; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Recently, Allison Grande of Law360 reported on the warnings representatives from the FTC and EEOC provided to employers about using big data in the workplace at a panel hosted by the FTC. This post briefly explores those warnings.

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 13: IRS Notice 2014-49 Offers Useful Guidance on Changes in Measurement Periods or Changes in Testing Methods
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
For purposes of complying with the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility rules (which are codified in Internal Revenue Code § 4980H), employers must identify their “full-time employees.” Final regulations issued under Code § 4980H provide two principle...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act: Focus on Adjunct Faculty
Patricia A. Moran; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The concepts of “hours of service” and “full time” loom large in the Affordable Care Act’s “employer shared responsibility” mandate (also known as the “employer mandate” or “pay or play mandate” and which we discussed in various...

 

HTMLFederal Court Stops the EEOC’s Assault on CVS’s Severance Agreement
Daniel Long; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
A federal court has tossed the EEOC’s controversial lawsuit against CVS seeking to invalidate its severance agreements. While the EEOC still has a similar lawsuit pending against another company in Colorado, employers can brief a sigh of relief for the moment.

 

HTMLEmployment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 10 of 11 - Derek Jeter and Big Macs: What Will Happen to Their Franchises Now?
Michael S. Arnold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
Sadly, for this writer, Yankee legend Derek Jeter’s playing days have come to a close. This summer we were able to watch the Captain and five-time World Series Champion take the final swings of his illustrious career where he finished 6th on the all-time hits list - a remarkable...

 


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