class action news

Bloomberg BNA—Jay-Anne B. Casuga

The U.S. Supreme Court has a relatively light labor and employment docket so far this year, but attorneys tell Bloomberg BNA there are a number of petitions that the justices could end up considering. Outten & Golden Counsel Paul W. Mollica is quoted.

New York Post—Lisa Fickenscher

The 52-year-old restaurant chain has agreed to pay a whopping $19.1 million to settle accusations that it chronically underpaid its servers, bussers, runners and bartenders for years. Outten & Golden LLP partner Justin M. Swartz is quoted.

Fortune—Annalyn Kurtz

Outten & Golden LLP partner David Lopez is quoted re: what employers need to know about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Business Insider—Sadie Gurman

Outten & Golden LLP partner David Lopez is quoted re: possible appointment of Eric Dreiband as Justice Department's civil rights division.

Outten & Golden LLP attorney Jack Raisner and his partners filed lawsuits against both Westinghouse and SCANA at the beginning of August.



NPR—Yuki Noguchi

The Justice Department this week took the position that sexual orientation is not protected under civil rights discrimination laws. That contradicts a circuit court ruling from earlier this year.

Law360—Braden Campbell

Outten & Golden attorney Sally J. Abrahamson is quoted re: The U.S. Department of Justice weighed in on one of the hottest topics in employment law Wednesday, ... telling the Second Circuit that the statute does not prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.