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July 12th, 2017

Today’s News and Commentary — July 12, 2017

Published July 12th, 2017 -

JD Supra offers some analysis on the implementation of New York City’s “”Freelance Isn’t Free” Act, which took effect on May 15, 2017. The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, tasked with enforcing the new law, recently issued rule... More »


Supreme Court Grants Cert in Class Action Waiver Cases

Published January 13th, 2017 -

As reported in the BNA Daily Labor Report, the Supreme Court today granted review in Murphy Oil, Ernst & Young, and Epic Systems, three court of appeals cases that address the question of whether class action waivers in mandatory employment arbitration agr... More »


Second Circuit Drops the Ball on Workers’ Rights

Published April 27th, 2016 -

Ben Levin is Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. That sound you hear isn’t the air being let out of footballs.  It’s the collective groans of New England Patriots fans.  On Monday, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sec... More »


New Life for D.R. Horton?

Published November 10th, 2014 -

Last week the NLRB confirmed its 2013 opinion in D.R. Horton, in a case which may breathe new life into the Board’s conclusion that employers who require their employees to waive their right to collective action under their employment contracts violate § 7 of ... More »