Western Growers’ members that directly purchased linerboard, corrugated boxes and other corrugated containers and materials (“Containerboard Products”) from some of the world’s leading containerboard product manufacturers from 2004 through 2010, stand to share in millions of dollars in antitrust class action settlements collected to date. To participate in the settlement, you must submit a claim once the claims process begins.

Jeff Janas

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) issued its decision in a long-awaited case on the issue of joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In a 3-2 decision, the Board in Browning-Ferris announced an expansive new standard for determining which companies are “joint employers” of workers paid by labor contractor and franchisees.

Jeff Janas

Yesterday, the United States Eastern District Court of California ruled against two water districts that requested a temporary restraining order to prevent 88,000 acre-feet of water from being flushed into the Pacific Ocean. The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority (SLDMWA) and Westlands Water District (WWD) filed the request for a temporary restraining order (TRO) following an announcement by the Bureau of Reclamation to release water from Trinity Reservoir to protect Klamath River salmon.

Jeff Janas

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