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Around the web, May 16

Special employment-law edition:

  • Brazilian beer taster wins worker's comp claim after developing alcoholism [WaPo]

  • In Rockwell case, Supreme Court led by Scalia somewhat tightens up on False Claims Act whistleblower lawsuits [NLJ, Workplace Law Prof]; House holds hearing on expanding such suits [Workplace Law Prof again]

  • Pharmaceutical sales reps are latest growth area for overtime lawyers [NLJ]

  • Lack of mentoring proves expensive: Morgan Stanley sets aside $46 million to settle gender-bias employment charges [AP/Law.com]

  • Reason for Alvin Lurie to smile: another court rejects "cash-balance" pension plan challenge [Workplace Law Prof yet again]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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