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February 1, 2015
Corporate Counsel
Gone but Not Quite
Edward Brill is quoted on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk, which determined that workers don not have a federal right to be paid for time spent in post-shift security searches, and noted for filing a brief on behalf of a retail industry trade group and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
January 30, 2015
L'Express Emploi
Refuser Une Promotion: Six Erreurs à éviter
Nicolas Léger is quoted on steps employers should take when an employee refuses a promotion.
January 30, 2015
January 29, 2015
The Deal
Siga Hopes to Give Out Exec Bonuses
Martin Bienenstock, Scott Rutsky and Ehud Barak are noted for representing the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of Siga Technologies Inc.
January 29, 2015
‘Substantial Cessation’ ERISA Rules Amended
Justin Alex is quoted on how the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. has been interpreting the “substantial cessation” rules of Section 4062(e) of ERISA.
January 29, 2015
New Jersey Law Journal
Outside Counsel 'Experts' Needed for Cybersecurity, GCs Say
The firm is noted as outside counsel to ff Venture Capital, and for working with the company on issues ranging from compliance to document drafting.
January 29, 2015
Circuit Differences Lessen after M&G Polymers Ruling on Retiree Benefits
Howard Shapiro is quoted on the U.S. Supreme Court vacating a Sixth Circuit decision that left M&G Polymers USA LLC on the hook for a class of retirees' lifetime health care benefits and sending the case back down for a lower court to analyze the collective bargaining agreements at issue under ordinary principles of contract law.
January 29, 2015
OFCCP Seeks to Update Sex Discrimination Regulations
Connie Bertram is quoted on the implications for employers of updated sex discrimination regulations proposed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
January 28, 2015
Inclement Weather Poses FLSA Challenges
Katharine Parker is quoted on wage issues for employers when offices are closed due to inclement weather, notably that exempt and nonexempt employees are treated differently under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
January 28, 2015
Hollywood Reporter
Recording Academy Gets Tough on Grammy Awards Ticket Scalping
Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks and Jennifer Jones are noted for representing the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences in a lawsuit brought against the Hollywood Entertainment Group and Craig Banaszewski over scalping tickets to the Grammy Awards.