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NELP IBT EPI NELA Amicus Brief - New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira (U.S. Supreme Court)

On July 25, 2018, NELA joined the Economic Policy Institute and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in supporting an amicus brief authored by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira , pending currently in the U.S. Supreme Court. The case concerns...

New Prime v. Oliveira_NELP NELA Amicus Brief_072518.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Nesbitt v. FCNH, et al. (10th Cir.)

On October 4, 2017, NELA and a group of Business & Economics Law Professors filed an amicus brief in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, on behalf of Plaintiff-Appellant Rhonda Nesbitt and a putative class of her fellow massage therapy students, in Nesbitt v. FCNH, et al. This...

Nesbitt v FCNH_NELA Amicus Brief_10th Cir_Final.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Encino Motors, LLC v. Navarro (U.S. Supreme Court)

On April 6, 2016, NELA and the National Employment Law Project filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Respondents in Encino Motors, LLC v. Navarro (Case No. 15-415), currently pending in the U.S. Supreme Court. Our amicus brief is focused tightly on addressing...

Encino Motors v. Navarro_NELA and NELP Amicus Brief_040616.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo (U.S. Supreme Court)

On September 29, 2015, NELA filed an amicus brief jointly with AARP, Interfaith Worker Justice, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in support of respondents in Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo , No. 14-1146, pending in the U.S. Supreme Court. This case concerns certification of...

Tyson v. Bouaphakeo_AARP, NELP, NELA Amicus Brief.pdf


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NELA Files Amicus Brief In Wage Theft Case Before U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit

On July 2, 2015, NELA filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff-appellees in Monroe v. FTS USA, LLC, No. 14-6063 (6th Cir.). This case asks the court to affirm a jury’s verdict that FTS’s company-wide policy requiring its cable technicians to work overtime hours without compensation...


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NELA Amicus Brief: Monroe v. FTS USA (6th Circuit)

On July 2, 2015, NELA filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff-appellees in Monroe v. FTS USA, LLC, No. 14-6063 (6th Cir.). This case asks the court to affirm a jury’s verdict that FTS’s company-wide policy requiring its cable technicians to work overtime hours without...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Marzuq v. Cadete Enterprises (1st Circuit)

On October 29, 2014, NELA joined the National Employment Law Project (NELP) and other organizations to request leave to submit an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs-appellants in Marzuq v. Cadete Enterprises (d/b/a Dunkin’ Donuts), No. 14-1744, pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals...

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NELA Amicus Brief: In Jacob v. Duane Reade, Inc. (2nd Circuit)

On April 22, 2014, NELA joined the Impact Fund and 24 other nonprofit organizations that advocate for workers’ rights, including the Legal Aid Society, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, the National Employment Law Project and Public Justice, in submitting...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Roach v. T. L. Cannon Corp. (2nd Circuit)

In Roach v. T. L. Cannon Corp. , the district court denied class certification of a putative class of employees of an Applebee's restaurant chain who were denied wages to which they were entitled under federal and New York law based upon the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Comcast v....

Roach v. TL Cannon NELA Amicus Brief_Final.pdf


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, April 2013

In This Issue: LEGISLATIVE NEWS Raising Our Voices For Change: URGENT Reminder! NELA Needs Client Stories To Support Civil Rights Tax Relief Act & Arbitration Fairness Act NELA Endorses Tom Perez As Next Labor Secretary Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On D.C. Circuit Nominee Sri...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, January 2013

In this issue: Raising Our Voices For Change: A Special Message From Julie Strandlie, NELA's Legislative & Public Policy Director Legislative News Senate Judiciary Committee Today Again Delays Vote On Circuit Court Nominees President Obama Today Nominates Two To Serve On The U.S. Court Of...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, March 2013

In this issue: Legislative News Raising OUR Voices For Change: Reminder! President Obama Nominates Tom Perez As Next Labor Secretary Harkin, Miller Introduce Fair Minimum Wage Act Of 2013, Take Steps To Enact D.C. Circuit Nominee Halligan Filibustered Again, Circuit Court Hearings Continue ...


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NELA Amicus Brief: Wang v. Chinese Daily News (9th Circuit)

On March 28, 2013, NELA filed an amicus brief in support of a class of low-wage workers who are seeking rehearing before the Ninth Circuit in Wang v. Chinese Daily News . Plaintiffs, newspaper employees, brought suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act, California’s Unfair Business...

NELA Amicus Brief_Wang v Chinese Daily News re Rehearing Petition_03 28 132.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Braun v. Wal-Mart (Penn. S.Ct.)

On January 22, 2013, NELA joined the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) as amici curiae in support of a class of workers seeking to recover paid...

Braun Amicus Brief FILED 01 22 2013 in PA SCT.PDF


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NELA Amicus Brief: In re Wells Fargo Wage & Hour Employment Practices Litigation (5th Circuit)

On December 20, 2012, NELA filed an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a group of Home Mortgage Consultants (HMC) who alleged they were misclassified by their employer and therefore unlawfully denied overtime payments in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

In re Wells Fargo W & H Litigation_NELA Amicus_Final.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions (7th Circuit)

On November 15, 2012, NELA filed an amicus brief in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the plaintiffs in T eed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions . In this case, NELA filed in support of the plaintiffs’ efforts to preserve a favorable district court ruling on successor...

Teed_NELA Amicus Brief_Final.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk (U.S. Supreme Court)

On October 26th, NELA, joined by AARP, The National Employment Law Project, The Legal Aid Society, the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, the DC Employment Justice Center, filed an amicus brief in support of the Respondent, Laura Symczyk, in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk,...

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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...

DR Horton_5th Cir_NELA Amicus Brief_Final.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Scantland v. Knight Enterprises, Inc. (11th Circuit)

On August 10, 2012, NELA joined Interfaith Worker Justice, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP) as amicus curiae in Scantland v. Knight Enterprises, Inc. (Case No. 12-12614), pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, urging...

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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...

NELAAmicusBrief_Owen v Bristol Care_073012.pdf


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NELA, The Institute & NELP File 2d Cir. Amicus Brief To Protect FLSA Collective Action Rights

On May 18, 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: Sutherland v. Ernst & Young (2d Circuit)

On May 18, 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...

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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