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Wave Of Lawsuits Over Seats For Employees Hits Retail Stores

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Retail store operators may want to sit down for this one if they can find a chair. Nearly every national chain is under legal attack in California for failing to provide "suitable seating" for cashiers and other employees who are expected to spend most of their work day...

Whistleblower Lawsuit Accuses Home Depot Of Violating Buy American Act

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The photograph on Home Depot's website shows a line of smiling soldiers unloading a truck stacked with power tools and other company wares. The company says this shows "federal dollars go farther at The Home Depot." San Francisco Attorney Paul Scott says the photo also...

Williams Mullen: 11th Circuit Rules Home Depot Plan Fiduciaries Did Not Breach Their Duties Related To The Plan's Company Stock Fund

B y M ark S. Thomas and Robert W. Shaw In Lanfear v. Home Depot, Inc. , No. 10-13002 (11th Cir. May 8, 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit joined five other federal circuit courts in adopting a presumption that, in the absence...