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Colorado oil and gas drilling
In an important victory for Colorado’s oil and gas industry, the Colorado Supreme Court unanimously supported the decision of the Colorado Oil... Read More >
2019 EEOC Wellness Initiatives
On December 20, 2018, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) vacated the incentive provisions of its final wellness program regulations,... Read More >
Renewable energy and opportunity zones
The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created a tax incentive program (the “Opportunity Zone Program”) that has the potential to... Read More >
2019 Outlook on Supply Chain and Litigation
As we embark on the sixth year of the Manufacturing Law Blog, we continue our annual tradition of making predictions.  Last week, Matt... Read More >
Glass Slipper Cinderella
Ah, the tale of Cinderella, a classic childhood favorite. We all know it as the story of an orphan who is mistreated by her Evil Stepmother and, with... Read More >
ADA applies to mobile and website apps
As expected given the extreme volume of website accessibility lawsuits filed over the last few years, in the first few weeks of the new year, United... Read More >
California six months partial-paid parental leave
On January 10, 2019, newly elected California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed funding six months of partial-paid leave for new parents. The plan,... Read More >
Arbitration not binding
On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, where it decided independent contractor truck drivers... Read More >
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drone, uas, faa
Despite the ongoing federal government shutdown, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”)... Read More >
epa logo, epw, andrew wheeler
On January 16, 2019, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a hearing on the... Read More >
immigration law, eb-5, program extension
As we alerted previously, the U.S. federal government shut down at the end of the day on Dec. 21,... Read More >
immigration roundtable, h1b
H1B filing season is drawing near. Fiscal year 2020 applications for work to commence on October 1... Read More >
Dept of Commerce enjoined from including Citizenship question
The Department of Commerce has been enjoined by a federal judge from including the citizenship... Read More >

Federal Court News

courtroom scales, fcra, statute of limitations

FCRA’s statute of limitations can sometimes provide defendants with a cut-and-dry grounds for dismissal early in case, but not always. The Eastern District of Michigan recently denied a motion to dismiss based on the statute of...

pills, pharmacy, eight circuit

The Eighth Circuit has recently reviewed whether a pharmacy benefit manager (”PBM”) is a “health benefit plan” within the...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB

The pendency of three cases in circuit courts challenging the CFPB’s constitutionality has given rise to speculation as to whether the CFPB will continue to defend its constitutionality under Director Kraninger’s leadership. ...

Credit Cards, Sterling Jewelers

The CFPB and New York Attorney General have agreed to a settlement with Sterling Jewelers Inc. of a lawsuit they filed jointly in a New York federal district court alleging federal and state law violations in connection with...

FCC TCPA Digest

We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

In this issue, we examine several FCC...

State Court News

NY Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act

After 16 years of debate and discussion, the New York State Legislature recently passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (“GENDA”), which would...

Arbitration Agreement

An employer successfully compelled arbitration under an arbitration agreement that the plaintiff-workers had with their staffing agency, even though the staffing agency was not a defendant in the lawsuit.

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businessmen, delaware,

In 2017, courts across this country were split on whether plaintiffs could assert a class action alleging claims under the...

INTERNATIONAL LAW NEWS

construction site, true value, uk

In an eagerly awaited judgment, the Court of Appeal upheld the TCC’s judgment in Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited, confirming that the employer may adjudicate to establish the “true value of the sum due” in...

Court imposes sanctions on employer

The French Supreme Court sanctions a company for having produced complete employee pay slips in a litigation.

It is not news that the rules of evidence and data privacy laws may be...

Third party nationals in Poland

The Polish Government published on 11 January 2019 a first draft of the bill regulating terms of stay of UK nationals and their family members in Poland as a consequence of Brexit. Without this regulation UK nationals would...