Robert N. Holtzman

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Supreme Court Continues Trend Of Carving Back Class Actions

The United States Supreme Court returned its focus to the parameters of class action litigation in three important decisions issued during its most recent term. The decisions in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, 133 S. Ct. 2304 (2013), Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter...

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Labor & Employment

EEOC’s New Guidance Regarding The Use Of Arrest And Conviction Records: Background Screening Practices Take The Foreground

On April 25, 2012, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (the “Guidance”)....

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Waivers Of Class And Collective Claims In Arbitration Agreements: Recent Developments

As described in Kramer Levin’s August 2010 Employment Law Update, the United States Supreme Court held in Stolt-Nielsen v. Animalfeeds Int’l Corp., 130 S. Ct. 1758 (2010) that parties could not be compelled to submit class antitrust claims to arbitration when the arbitration clauses...

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Technology | Telecommunications

The NLRB Gives All Employers Cause For Concern

A newly activist National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB” or the “Board”) has given all employers – whether or not their workplaces are unionized – reason to pay close attention to its activities. While many of its initiatives will be subject to...

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Using Restrictive Covenants To Protect Alternative Asset Managers

Alternative asset managers know that today’s valued employee may become tomorrow’s competitor. You may suddenly find yourself competing against a person who, after having years of access to your strategies, processes, confidential information, and clients, learned the business at...

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