On September 29, 2015,a current employee of LandSafe, Inc. filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking overtime pay. He brought the case on behalf of Staff Appraisers (also known as Residential Appraisers) who worked for LandSafe, Inc. across ... Read More »
Home health care workers must receive overtime compensation under Colorado law, a federal judge ruled. The workers, who work inside the homes of sick and elderly clients, have long been the subject of dispute over their overtime status. The United States Supreme Court in 2007 ruled that such ... Read More »
Nichols Kaster, PLLP, a firm focused on employee and consumer rights is pleased to welcome its new associate Eleanor Frisch. Prior to joining Nichols Kaster, Eleanor served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Wollman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Eleanor ... Read More »
Corporate America has been tireless in trying to sharply limit, or simply eliminate, all class action lawsuits. When corporations break the law by doing things such as not paying workers for time they work, paying women less than men, or by violating privacy rights in willful ways, Corporate ... Read More »
Recent decisions from the federal courts of appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits have disagreed about the extent to which corporate whistleblowers are protected from retaliation by their employers under the Dodd-Frank Act.
Dodd-Frank was passed in 2010 in the aftermath of the great recession ... Read More »
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