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Out-of-state resident subject to VA choice-of-venue clause (access required)

Where a woman who works and resides in Massachusetts agreed to a Virginia choice-of-venue clause in her employment agreement, the clause was enforceable when the company sued her alleging she wrongfully competed with it after she resigned. Background Susan LePage, ...

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Vocational workers are ‘employees’ under NLRA (access required)

Where the National Labor Relations Board concluded that the relationship between a vocational services program and disabled janitors was akin to a “typically industrial” relationship, thus making the janitors “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and substantial evidence supported ...

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Class conditionally certified in FLSA overtime suit (access required)

Where call center workers submitted declarations to support their claims that a company-wide policy required them to work before the start of their shifts, through unpaid meal breaks and after their shifts ended, their motion for conditional certification was granted. ...

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Class conditionally certified in FLSA ‘rounding’ suit (access required)

Where plaintiffs alleged their employer underpaid hourly employees by rounding time entries, and offered affidavits showing they worked the same or similar hours, performed the same or similar duties and operated the same or similar equipment as all putative subclass ...

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