CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A closely watched Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) case could have bearing on Illinois' one-of-a-kind biometric privacy law after an appeals court ruled last month the plaintiff alleged no actual harm, an attorney who defends businesses against such cases said during a recent interview.
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Spokeo case may return to U.S. Supreme Court after Ninth Circuit ruling about concrete harm, attorney says
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A closely watched Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) case in which an appeals court recently and again upheld a plaintiff's standing to pursue his claims in federal court might be on its way back to the U.S. Supreme Court, a labor and employment attorney said during a recent interview.
According to a Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s statistical study of class certification rulings in 2016, more conditional certification motions were granted within the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Ninth Circuit than any other courts in the country.
A group of seasonal workers who were hired to pick blueberries from Clear Springs Farming filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, citing discrimination and lack of compensation.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- A retiring employee is considered to be quitting, the California Supreme Court has ruled in McLean v. State of California.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has denied a trucking company's request to overturn a decision that said it retaliated against a former employee who left a trailer on the side of the road.
WOBURN, Mass. (Legal Newsline) — A Massachusetts Superior Court judge has ruled that missed phone calls directed to voicemail where no message is left are considered communication with a debtor.
Because of the implementation of statutory damages, FLSA lawsuits are on the rise. Companies like Jimmy John's are facing claims that they owe overtime wages to employees whom they previously only paid salaries.