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June 14, 2017

A holiday in greece cuts 2017 growth forecast

ATHENS (Reuters) – A holiday in greece cut its 2017 growth forecast to at least one.8 percent from 2.7 %, based on a mid-term budget plan unveiled late on Saturday, driven by uncertainty brought on by delays in concluding the most recent overview of bailout reforms. A holiday in greece and it is foreign creditors […]

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May 15, 2017

Employment Discrimination Complaintant Cannot Change Legal Theories at Trial

Employment Discrimination Complaintant Cannot Change Legal Theories at Trial In Rosenfeld v. Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, Corporation., the 2nd Appellate District held that the complaintant whose pleadings alleged intentional employment discrimination couldn’t assert a disparate impact theory the very first time at trial. The situation highlights the excellence between “disparate treatment” and “disparate impact” […]

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May 14, 2017

SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy Burden

SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy Burden This installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog looks at the Class Action Fairness Act’s amount in controversy requirement and this week’s Supreme Court decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Company, LLC v. Owens in which the Court resolved a circuit split, but not without controversy. […]

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May 12, 2017

U.S. Top Court Listens to Argument On Compensability Of Your Time Spent By Employees Undergoing Publish-Shift Security Checks

U.S. Top Court Listens to Argument On Compensability Of Your Time Spent By Employees Undergoing Publish-Shift Security Checks In Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk, the U . s . States Top Court heard dental argument lately inside a class action lawsuit situation regarding whether employees assigned by their employer to operate in an Amazon . […]

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May 9, 2017

One step closer to safer children in Florida

One step closer to safer children in Florida Earlier this week, the Florida Senate Transportation Committee unanimously passed SB 518, which would require children between the ages of four and seven to be restrained in a booster seat while in a car.  This is a big step forward in keeping these children safer during an […]

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May 6, 2017

Eighth Circuit Rules That NLRB Erred By Invalidating Employment Contracts Requiring Individual Arbitration

Eighth Circuit Rules That NLRB Erred By Invalidating Employment Contracts Requiring Individual Arbitration We formerly reported on the federal circuit split which has developed within the enforceability of arbitration provisions waiving class actions in employment contracts. Compare December 19, 2013 (D. R. Horton) and November 9, 2015 (Murphy Oil) with June 6, 2016 (Lewis). The […]

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May 5, 2017

GLOBAL: The rise of drones as an issue in sport

GLOBAL: An upswing of drones being an issue in sport [author: Danny Westmoreland] The rc aircraft which travelled a flag emblazoned by having an Albanian symbol within the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania in October 2014 introduced a premature finish towards the match among violent scenes, with fans invading the pitch and […]

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May 3, 2017

Senate Passes Burr-Feinstein Cybersecurity Bill

Senate Passes Burr-Feinstein Cybersecurity Bill The Senate has transpired the Cybersecurity Information Discussing Act (S.754, CISA), backed by Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the chair and vice-chair from the Senate Intelligence Committee, with a margin of 74 to 21. The ultimate election came after a number of votes on high-profile amendments concerning […]

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April 29, 2017

Reid Ruling Ignores Calif. Precedent

Reid Ruling Ignores Calif. Precedent Originally Published in Law360 – December 20, 2013. A good deal has already been written about the recent Reid case in California, but there is more to be said. On Oct. 7, 2013, Division 8 of the Second District Court of Appeals held in Reid v. Mercury Insurance Company, No. […]

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