Topic: wage-hour

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Data Collection, Background Checks, Two-Step Acquisitions, Securities Fraud

On the go? Get the JD Supra Corporate Brief delivered to your inbox, every weekday morning. Sign up here. New guidance from the Digital Advertising Alliance sets forth specific requirements for the collection and use of data from mobile devices… (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) Financial institutions that use criminal background checks to screen job… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Unauthorized IP, Unpaid Interns, Insider Tweeting, Venture Capital

The greatest invention since sliced bread? Email delivery of the JD Supra Corporate Brief. And you can sign up right now. Do you know whose IP is in your suppliers’ stream? (White & Case) What’s hot in cybersecurity? This… (Corporate Law Report) You might be surprised to know who’s been sued by former unpaid interns… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: IRS Guidance, Shareholder Requests, Recess Appointments, Bank Secrecy

The bad news: It’s Monday. The good news: The JD Supra Corporate Brief is here. The legal news: below… The Supreme Court likes arbitration. A lot (Pepper Hamilton) This overview of new IRS guidance on “minimum value, affordability, and wellness programs” under Obamacare is a must-read for all employers (Mintz Levin) How to respond to… Read more »

Court Finds See’s Candy Policy of Rounding of Employee Hours Lawful

In late October, employer See’s Candy Shops was handed a sweet victory by the California Court of Appeals in a ruling that validates the company’s practice of rounding employee time entries to the nearest tenth of an hour. From Laura Reathaford of law firm Proskauer: “The Court of Appeal rejected Silva’s contentions and held that… Read more »

Wage and Hour Lawsuits: What Could They Cost You?

“… Pennsylvania’s Superior Court upheld a jury verdict of $187.6 million against retail giant, Walmart, Inc. in part for denying employee’s meal and rest periods as promised in their employee handbooks. Walmart’s violation regarding breaks and meal periods was not statutory but rather contractual.” (From Walmart’s Employee Handbook Cost them $187.6 Million; What Could Your… Read more »

Overtime Laws In California: Supreme Court Rules For Non-resident Employees in Sullivan v Oracle

For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are telling us about California overtime rules based on the June 30, 2011, Supreme Court ruling in the Sullivan v Oracle wage-hour lawsuit:  Sullivan v. Oracle Corporation: Non-Residents Who Perform Work in California Are Governed By California Wage Hour Laws – Including Daily Overtime Rules (International Lawyers… Read more »