By Ron Holland, Marjorie Clara Soto, Priya Singh and Lauren Ziegler on Jul 21, 2022
Posted In Employment
On June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States finally issued its long-awaited decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana. The Court partially overturned Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC (Iskanian), determining that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts the aspect of Iskanian’s holding that precludes the division of Private Attorneys...
By Lauren Ziegler on Dec 29, 2020
Posted In Employment, Labor
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and an increased focus on social justice, stakes have never been higher for employers to make and document good employment decisions. Those that make poor employment decisions—or do not sufficiently document good decisions—face significant exposure and unwanted scrutiny, both internally and externally, during a time when many employers are...
By Lindsay Ditlow, Pankit Doshi, Michael J. Sheehan and Lauren Ziegler on Oct 15, 2020
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment
With the school year underway, employers in the United States face a new challenge: childcare-related leave and accommodation requests by employees. With widespread remote learning and evolving legal obligations to provide paid leave to working parents, employers must navigate unique staffing challenges while complying with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and other state...