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Pavlack Law Scores Appellate Victory in Putative Class Action Case: Bell v. The Bryant Company

WP Admin | Nov 29th, 2013

This week’s discussion focuses on the recent Indiana Court of Appeals case that found: (1) a Rule 12(C) motion in appropriate to determine class action allegations, (2) collection of late-fees are part of the "usual leasing services" of a property manager, and (3) that a property manager expressly acting as the agent of a property owner does not collect rent and fees for its own behalf.

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7th Circuit Holds Lack of OSHA Regulation Cannot Provide Negative Inference in FLSA Case

WP Admin | Nov 18th, 2013

This week’s discussion looks back at a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision from the end of October that rejected the proposition that the absence of an OSHA regulation requiring showering and changing of clothing by foundry workers meant that it was not required by the nature of the work. The case also advances a position of the Seventh Circuit against courts trying to handle complexity through simplified means.

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