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Patent Suit Venue Rules Reinforced Post-TC Heartland

Had the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals gone a different direction in a recent order, some companies might have been uneasy about having employees...

FTC Following ‘Influencers’ for Deceptive Brand Promotion

The federal government wants to make sure consumers can tell when social media users are getting paid to plug a product online — even...

Employers See Few Options as DACA Winds Down

The Trump administration’s intention to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created uncertainty among DACA’s beneficiaries. It also left Colorado employers wondering...

Overtime Rule Dies in Federal Court

A rule that once presented a wage-and-hour compliance juggernaut for employers just suffered a blow that might sink it for good — at least...

Data Scraping, Now Common, Breeds Legal Questions

Data scraping is a growing practice that forms the backbone of some online businesses and is a competitive threat to others. But the legal...

Spokeo Plot Thickens With 9th Circuit Ruling on Remand

A federal appeals court has issued a new ruling following the U.S. Supreme Court’s remand of Spokeo v. Robins, but it still leaves the...

NLRA Lawsuit, Put Google Between ‘a Rock and a Hard Place’

As employers have seen in national news, terminating an employee for controversial views doesn’t end the controversy. Google finds itself in an unenviable legal position...

Tenth Circuit Sides with Staffing Agency in ADA Case

A staffing agency got a win at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals last month over a failure-to-accommodate claim. But the seemingly rare appellate...

Congress Takes Shot at Browning-Farris

Between the courts and Congress, the days of the National Labor Relations Board’s expanded joint employer standard might be numbered.

Consumer Watchdog Arbitration Rule Stirs Pot

Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rolled out a new rule that bans companies from using arbitration clauses intended to prevent class action suits.