Plaintiffs brought a class action on behalf of approximately 4,000 current and former employees of Boyd & Associates, Inc. which provides security guard services. Plaintiffs alleged that Boyd denied off-duty meal breaks and off-duty rest breaks and...
By David C. Burton , Beth Hirsch Berman and J. Nelson Wilkinson
In recent years, employers have faced increased, and increasingly expensive, class action litigation from current and former employees. In response, many employers have turned to arbitration...
By Steven W. Suflas, Mark J. Levin and Erin K. Clarke
On December 3, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling that an employer violates the National Labor Relations Act...