Sales Tax and Online Sales

On December 2, 2013—Cyber Monday—the Supreme Court declined certiorari to hear an appeal from two of the nation’s largest online retailers, Amazon.com and Overstock.com.  As is the tradition, the Supreme Court made no comment in its refusal to hear the appeal.[1]  The internet merchants were appealing a decision from the New York Court of Appeals, […]

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Can an Employer Have Employees Waive Their Rights to Pursue Litigation

In a move sure to please employers, the Fifth Circuit recently overturned the National Labor Relation Board’s ruling in D.R. Horton, Inc. v. NLRB.[1]  The case centered on whether an employer can require, as a condition of employment, an employee to waive his rights to pursue a class action complaint and instead to accept arbitration […]

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