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U.S. Supreme Court Makes It Easier To Sue Businesses
Posted on 23 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court made it easier to haul businesses into court on Tuesday, ruling that investors can sue them for purposefully withholding damaging information about a product and that employees can sue them for retaliation without... Read More

High Court Considers Whether Offer Of Judgment Moots Collective Action
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer's offer of judgment in an amount representing alleged unpaid wages plus attorney fees, costs and expenses under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 to an employee who brought a collective action under the... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court: Labor Complaints May Be Filed Orally
Posted on 23 Mar 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) anti-retaliation provision applies to complaints that are filed orally and written, the U.S. Supreme Court majority ruled March 22 ( Kevin Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics... Read More

U.S. High Court Hears Arguments In Appeal Over FLSA, Verbal Complaints
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Both written and verbal complaints are allowed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the attorney representing a former plastics company employee argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 13 ( Kevin Kasten v.... Read More