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The Top Employment Cases Of 2016: Midyear Report

Law360, New York (July 1, 2016, 6:59 PM EDT) -- With half of 2016 in the books, the employment law landscape has already seen several big decisions in the appellate courts, including a Seventh Circuit decision striking down the use of class waivers in arbitration agreements, and several settlements that have shined a harsh spotlight on the practice of labeling workers independent contractors instead of employees.

Here, Law360 looks at the cases that left the greatest mark on employment law in the first half of 2016.

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Appellate - 5th Circuit

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1442 Jobs (Civil Rights)

Date Filed

February 10, 2015


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Appellate - 5th Circuit

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2899 Other Statutes

Date Filed

June 5, 2015


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Appellate - 7th Circuit

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3710 Fair Labor Standards Act

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September 14, 2015

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