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July 30, 2013

The proposed acquisition of Saks by Hudson’s Bay Company is spurring investigations by at least three law firms.

New York – The proposed acquisition of Saks by Hudson’s Bay Company is spurring investigations by at least three law firms. Law firms Harwood Feffer LLP, Robbins Arroyo LLP and Kahn, Swick and Foti LLP are all investigating concerns such as whether the Saks board of directors is fulfilling its fiduciary duties, maximizing the value of the company, disclosing all material benefits and costs, and obtaining full and fair consideration for shareholders.

March 4, 2013

By Randy Frischer, Jonathan Forman, and Brad Poris, BDO USA, LLP

October 22, 2012

By Bruce M. Cross, Perkins Coie LLP

By Bruce M. Cross, BCross@perkinscoie.com

In the holiday rush, it's easy to overlook wage-hour issues. This article discusses common ones to which retailers should be alerted, including: temporary workers and independent contractors; unpaid interns and trainees; “off-the-clock” work, meal and rest breaks; seating requirements; cost of uniforms; workplace safety; and overtime exemptions.

Temporary workers

June 6, 2012

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP has launched a blog about the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Washington, D.C. – Law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP has launched a blog about the Americans With Disabilities Act. The blog, called the ADA Title III News & Insights Blog (Adatitleiii.com), is designed as an accessibility law resource for any business that opens its doors to the public.

April 11, 2011

By Lonnie Giamela, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP

By Lonnie Giamela, lgiamela@laborlawyers.com

Generation Y workers, defined as those individuals born between 1977 and 1995, are becoming an increasing part of our workforce.  These individuals occupy a wide variety of positions from cashiers at a retail store, to warehouse employees at a distribution center, to administrative employees at a corporate office.