Court Rejects Swipe Fee Settlement

The “swipe fee” class action suit is back in play after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision upholding the settlement.  A $7.25 billion settlement had been reached back in 2012, but that agreement was challenged in court by the National Restaurant Association and the National Retailers Association on antitrust…

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NLRB Petitions SCOTUS on Invalid Appointment

Speaking of “joint-employer”, rendered by the National Labor Relations Board, we noted the NLRB has filed a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court of the United States regarding to review the decision invalidating rulings by the illegally appointed acting General Counsel Lane Solomon.  The case came through the US Court of Appeals for the…

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