th7Y6M6GN7By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christina M. Janice and Alex W. Karasik

Seyfarth Synopsis: Following the NLRB’s expansion of the definition of “joint employer” in the high-profile Browning-Ferris case and the employer’s subsequent appeal to the D.C. Circuit, the EEOC filed an amicus brief supporting the broadening of both agencies’ tests for determination of joint employer status. This is a
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Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Laura J. Maechtlen

On January 27, 2011, 10 amicus briefs were filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Defendant in Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart.

While amicus briefs are not unusual in Supreme Court appeals, the number of amicus briefs filed in the Dukes case is unusual, and manifests

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