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NELA Amicus Brief: D.R. Horton v. National Labor Relations Board (5th Circuit)

On September 11, 2012, NELA and its associated educational and charitable organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, joined with two dozen workers’ rights organizations to file an amicus brief in support of the National Labor Relations Board (Board) in D...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Owen v. Bristol Care, Inc. (8th Circuit)

On July 30, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging affirmance of a district court’s rejection of a collective action ban in an arbitration...

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BNA Blog Spotlights 2012 NELA Convention Arbitration Panel

In a post on its Labor & Employment Blog (free registration required), Bloomberg BNA highlighted a recent panel discussion titled Employment Class Actions in the Wake of D.R. Horton , which took place during the Annual Luncheon at the 2012 NELA Convention in San Diego, CA on June 21...

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NELA Amicus: Parisi/Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs (2d Circuit)

NELA, along with a broad coalition of employee rights and civil rights organizations, including the Asian American Justice Center, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Employment Law Project, the National Partnership...

Parisi v Goldman Sachs_NELAAmiciCuriaeBrief_Final_070212.pdf


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Institute Symposium: Closing Panel Sets Stage For Ongoing Dialogue Among Bench, Bar and Academy

This post wraps up our coverage of The Institute's Symposium (" Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion?: Summary Judgment, Iqbal And Employment Discrimination ") at New York Law School on April 23, 2012. Read the previous panel and keynote recaps: here , here , here , and here . The...

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Institute Symposium: Recap of Second Circuit Judge Denny Chin’s Keynote Address

This post recaps the keynote address from The Institute's Symposium (" Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion?: Summary Judgment, Iqbal And Employment Discrimination ") at New York Law School on April 23, 2012. Read about the previous panels: here , here and here .Tomorrow we’ll wrap...

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Institute Symposium Panel III: Twiqbal Takes Center Stage

This post recaps the third panel from The Institute's Symposium (" Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion?: Summary Judgment, Iqbal And Employment Discrimination ") at New York Law School on April 23, 2012. Check back for additional posts recapping the keynote and the closing panel! The...

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Institute Symposium Panel II: Even If Some Summary Judgment Opinions Flunk Civil Procedure, Plaintiffs Must Submit More “A” Briefs

This post recaps the second panel from The Institute's Symposium (" Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion?: Summary Judgment, Iqbal And Employment Discrimination ") at New York Law School on April 23, 2012. Check back for additional posts recapping the other panels and the keynote! ...

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Institute Symposium: Judges Disagree About Whether Summary Judgment Deserves A Funeral

This post recaps the first panel from The Institute's Symposium (" Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion?: Summary Judgment, Iqbal And Employment Discrimination ") at New York Law School on April 23, 2012. Check back in the coming week for additional posts recapping the other panels and the keynote! ...

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Recap Of The Institute's Symposium At NYLS

Nearly 200 employee advocates, judges and academics joined NELA's charitable organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, on Monday, April 23 at New York Law School for a symposium called, " Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion?: Summary Judgment, Iqbal And...


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NELA, The Institute & NELP File Amicus Brief To Protect FLSA Collective Action Rights

On April 20, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Raniere v. Citigroup (2d Circuit)

NELA, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a collective action ban in an arbitration agreement...

Raniere v Citigroup_NELAAmicusBrief_Final.pdf


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Nearly 200 Participants Expected To Attend The Institute's Symposium On Summary Judgment

The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy (The Institute), NELA's public interest organization, has had overwhelming interest in its upcoming symposium, entitled " Trial By Jury Or Trial By Motion? Summary Judgment, Iqbal And Employment Discrimination ." Currently, registration...

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NELA, The Institute & CELA File Amicus Brief To Protect State Statutory Rights In Arbitration

On April 2, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy (The Institute), and the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to grant the plaintiffs’...

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Toolkit Paper: Preserving The Right To A Jury Trial By Preventing Adverse Credibility Inferences At Summary Judgment

The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy Toolkit Paper: Preserving The Right To A Jury Trial By Preventing Adverse Credibility Inferences At Summary Judgment examines three pernicious ways in which courts make determinations about the credibility of witnesses at summary judgment ...


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NELA Amicus Brief: D.R. Horton, Inc. & Michael Cuda (NLRB)

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) in a case against D.R. Horton, Inc. (Case No. 12-CA-25764) is poised to decide the question of whether an employer's contractual ban on class and collective actions violates workers' rights to engage in concerted activities under Section 7 of...

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VISION + ACTION: Inside The Institute, Winter 2012

VISION + ACTION: Inside The Institute, a quarterly e-newsletter jointly published by NELA and The Institute. The Institute Responds To Landmark NLRB Ruling In D.R. Horton Case Protecting Workers' Access To Justice Limiting The Reach Of Wal-Mart : The Institute's FLSA Collective Action...


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Toolkit Paper: Securing The Right To A Jury Trial: Attacking "Stray Remarks" At Summary Judgment

The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy Toolkit Paper: Securing The Right To A Jury Trial: Attacking "Stray Remarks" At Summary Judgment examines the history and development of the "stray remarks" doctrine, discusses the treatment it has received from the courts and commentators,...