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Toms Shoes Faces Class Action Overtime Violation Suit

Toms Shoes faces a class action lawsuit for failing to pay its employees proper amounts of overtime under federal and California law.

Teena Musselman, who has worked for Toms since October 2016, filed the suit and seeks class action status for herself and coworkers who were hourly, non-exempt employees and entitled to overtime pay. 196 more words

Employment

NFL, Players Association Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Players’ Retirement Plan, Concussions

The National Football League (NFL), the National Football League Players Association, and members of the board of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan are being sued by a former NFL player who claims that the board breached its fiduciary duty to him in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and seeks class action status to include other players and former players who might also have been harmed. 596 more words

Employment

Exotic Dance Marathon Ends with $4.5 Million Misclassification Award

The Penthouse Club of Philadelphia was hit with a $4.5 million jury award for having misclassified its dancers as independent contractors. This case was filed in 2013, and the federal court just recently entered the… 415 more words

New Employment Law Developments

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For all the media time devoted to President Trump, many of you may have missed some actual law-making going on behind the scenes.  589 more words

Business Litigation

Neither Reason nor Science Supports Class Actions against Diet Soda Makers

A Food Court Follies Analysis

No doubt, many a diet soda will be consumed this weekend. Will any of those consumers, though, purchase that soda—in reliance on the manufacturers’ devious use of “diet”—because they think it will assist in weight loss? 689 more words

Civil Justice & Litigation

California Supreme Court Limits Employers’ Ability to Characterize Workers as Independent Contractors

Guest Commentary

By John F. Querio, a Partner, and Lacey L. Estudillo, an Appellate Fellow, with Horvitz & Levy LLP.

California courts and administrative agencies have long used a multi-factor common-law test, as summarized by… 1,013 more words

Regulation Of Free Enterprise

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Once upon a time, oh so long ago, I used to be very into making YouTube videos. I started in 2009 and uploaded at least once a month or so up until this past September. 1,149 more words

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