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Third Circuit Joins Seventh and Ninth Circuits Holding that Federal Common Law Standard for Successor Liability Applies to FLSA Claims

Last week, the Third Circuit issued a precedential decision holding that the federal common law standard for successor liability is applicable to claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The plaintiff filed a class and collective action complaint alleging … Continue reading

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Social Media Accounts Are Fair Game in Discovery

A recent Pennsylvania State Court order granting a defendant’s motion to compel the production of one of the plaintiff’s Facebook log-in credentials found that social media accounts–even if set to private–are fair game in discovery. In Largent v. Reed, Case No. … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Loses Bid to Prohibit Class Arbitrations

A California federal judge denied JPMorgan’s motion to compel arbitration on an individual basis.  Two former JPMorgan employees filed a class action complaint alleging violations of state and federal labor laws on behalf of JPMorgan appraisers.  As part of their … Continue reading

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