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New Oregon Court of Appeals opinion broadens liability for independent investigations

Disciplining an employee who has complained of unlawful conduct is always tricky, but a recent opinion from the Oregon Court of Appeals may make that prospect even more fraught with risk. In Ossanna v. Nike, Inc., 290 Or. App. 16 (2018), the court e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Appeals court again rejects arbitration in Rams relocation lawsuit

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District issued an opinion Tuesday that again rejected the Rams and owner Stan Kroenke’s request to force claims made over the team’s relocation to arbitration. The action is the most recent development in an Apr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Uber Wins Court Appeal Over Drivers" Working Classification

Uber Technologies scored a legal victory over drivers after a federal appeals court dismantled the class-action status of a lawsuit that had sought to reclassify independent contractors as employees......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 25th, 2018

No class action for unhappy Uber drivers: U.S. appeals court

Uber Technologies Inc won a legal victory on Tuesday as a federal appeals court said drivers seeking to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors must arbitrate their claims individually, and not pursue class-action lawsuits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2018

Uber can force drivers into arbitration: U.S. appeals court

A federal appeals court on Tuesday granted Uber Technologies Inc's request that drivers be required to use arbitration to pursue claims made in three lawsuits that they were misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2018

Dominion: No plans to slow ACP construction, despite federal ruling

Despite what appears to be another judicial roadblock when it comes to the long-planned Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Dominion Energy has no plans to slow construction in North Carolina. On Monday, a 62-page 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion v.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Opponents of Portland"s fossil-fuel terminal ban could head to Oregon Supreme Court

The fight over Portland's ban on new bulk fossil-fuel terminals — often cited as a groundbreaking climate-change policy — might not be over. Opponents have asked the Oregon Supreme Court to review a Court of Appeals decision that overturned a Land.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2018

FBI Chief Insists Kavanaugh Background Probe Was "Consistent" With Other Investigations

Despite the fact that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sailed through his confirmation hearing with bipar.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 10th, 2018

No second take from appeals court in "Hollywood South" case

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is refusing to reconsider a decision that could mean prison time for a movie producer and an attorney convicted of fraud involving Louisiana's "Hollywood South" film tax credit program......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 10th, 2018

Arrows Up seeks relief from Texas Court of Appeals

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 8th, 2018

Lawsuit could stymie plan for megatower

The landlords that control a small building on the Lower East Side claim they have secured a key court opinion that could allow them to block the development of a soaring tower that would cantilever... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 6th, 2018

U.S. seen likely to win in effort to shut down WTO"s appeals court

The United States is likely to succeed in shutting down the World Trade Organization's supreme court because other WTO members are powerless to stop it, diplomats, lawyers and officials said at a conference in Geneva on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2018

U.S. seen likely to win in effort to shut down WTO"s appeals court

The United States is likely to succeed in shutting down the World Trade Organization's supreme court because other WTO members are powerless to stop it, diplomats, lawyers and officials said at a conference in Geneva on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

South Korea"s appeals court suspends Lotte Group chief"s jail sentence

A South Korean appeals court said on Friday it found the chairman of Lotte Group guilty of charges including bribery and breach of trust, but suspended his jail term, setting him free......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

South Korea"s appeals court suspends Lotte Group chief"s jail sentence: Yonhap

A South Korean appeals court on Friday found the chief of Lotte Group guilty of charges including bribery and breach of trust, but suspended his jail term, setting him free, according to Yonhap news agency......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Oregon grape grower sues California winery at center of controversies

The suit in federal court dates back to the 2016 harvest and 50 tons of allegedly abandoned pinot noir......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case Goes Back to Trial

A U.S. appeals court ordered the new trial in a suit accusing the band of copying a riff from the band Spirit for the intro to its 1971 song......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 28th, 2018

Biz groups join state AGs supporting AT&T in antitrust fight

AT&T’s legal battle with the U.S. Department of Justice received two major boosts this week when several major pro-business organizations and nine state attorneys general filed separate amicus briefs asking a federal appeals court to approve AT&.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Apple Gets Reversal for University of Wisconsin Patent Case

Apple will no longer need to pay $234 million in damages to the licensing arm of University of Wisconsin over patent infringement after a federal appeals court ruled in the tech company’s favor......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 28th, 2018

CSX, accused of "unreasonably high" rates, files federal appeal

CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) has called upon the U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a federal regulator's ruling that CSX calls "contrary to law, clearly erroneous, arbitrary and capricious, an abuse of discretion, and not supported by substantial evidenc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee to vote Friday on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Friday on whether or not to move the Supreme Court nomination of Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate floor for confirmation. The Executive Business Meeting, a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 28th, 2018