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Informal Conversations with Department of Labor are Insufficient to Avoid Liquidated Damages in Class Action

In McLean v. Garage Management Corp., Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York reaffirmed the high standards an employer must meet in order to avoid liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act–holding that lessons learned from a previous … Continue reading

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Are You an Employee?

Recently the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken steps to protect the rights of employees, including those without a union, when they act collectively for mutual aid or protection.  As we reported in past posts the Board has determined … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Rules on Meal and Rest Breaks Class Action

The California Supreme Court recently issued its long awaited decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, 2012 Cal. LEXIS 3149 (Cal. Apr. 12, 2012), in which it reversed the decision of the Court of … Continue reading

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