A health care staffing company's recent bid to pursue high court review of a Ninth Circuit ruling on when per diems factor into overtime pay elicits some key takeaways, including that while per diems should be closely tied to actual expenses they can still vary based on hours worked, attorneys say.
When Diana Wang got the head intern position at Harper's Bazaar, she thought she'd finally landed her big break. Instead, she helped lead an uprising of many different unpaid interns. Outten & Golden LLP attorneys represented unpaid interns in multiple cases, including Harper's Bazaar, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Conde Nast, Hearst, and The Charlie Rose show.
It's not easy representing workers in their disputes with large, powerful employers in wage and hour cases, but Outten & Golden LLP partner Justin Swartz has forged a successful career in this contentious practice area out of a drive that dates back to his early years growing up in a transitional Pittsburgh.
A proposed class action accusing financial services company Social Finance Inc. of discriminating against immigrants will continue after a California federal judge junked the company's bid to push the allegations into arbitration.
At least three wealth managers — and 388 other publicly traded companies — have pledged to end an employment practice that critics say is harmful to victims of sexual harassment.
The number has soared from just five firms in September 2019, when Rachel Robasciotti of impact investing manager Adasina Social Capital and two collaborators began asking more than 3,500 public companies whether they require arbitration of employees’ sexual harassment claims. Robasciotti and other advocates argue that arbitration enables companies to conceal the claims from investors and the public while protecting serial harassers.
Businesses and early-career workers are gearing up for this summer's internship season, spurring employment attorneys to caution that keeping internship programs compliant withthe law is no day at the beach.
This summer, new issues tied to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be layered on top of longtime legal pitfalls associated with internship programs, like wage and hour intricacies and harassment risks, attorneys said.
Here, Law360 shares some tips for maintaining smooth legal sailing when it comes to internships.
Employment law firm Outten & Golden LLP announced today the promotion of Cassandra W. Lenning, Christopher M. McNerney, Amy F. Shulman, Daniel S. Stromberg, and Chauniqua D. Young to partnership effective January 1, 2021.