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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. won a bid Wednesday to decertify an overtime collective action consisting of more than 500 management trainees, with a New York federal judge ruling that too many differences existed in the workers’ ability to exert managerial authority for them to proceed as a class.
A Wednesday U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a New York law restricting credit card fee disclosures regulated retailers' speech puts similar statutes around the country on shaky ground.
The Second Circuit's decision Monday reviving a gay ad executive's discrimination suit against Omnicom Inc. added fuel to the ongoing debate about if and how Title VII applies to sexual orientation bias and put a new arrow in the plaintiffs bar's quiver, but experts say the ruling also highlights the need for definitive guidance from the U.S. Supreme Court or Congress.
Hedge fund Standard General LP did not defame American Apparel Inc. founder Dov Charney in a press release about his firing, a California appeals court ruled on Tuesday, cementing the dismissal of Charney’s $30 million defamation suit under the state’s anti-SLAPP statute.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai doubled down Wednesday on his theme of a new “light touch” approach that promotes investment at the FCC, advocating for an internet freer from “heavy-handed” regulation in a speech that also touted new telecom cooperation between India and the U.S.