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Wal-Mart sought a rehearing before a larger panel of judges. The employees claim Tyco hid the true value of the company when offering its stock as an investment option in the plan and knew the stock was a bad investment. But, as it turned out, the problems were only beginning. Thousands of workers...around the country are challenging workplace policies they say force them to work unpaid overtime, use their own money for company purposes or fudge work time reports. C.-based company and plaintiffs in the case said they had reached a settlement. District Judge Jack Weinstein ruled yesterday that despite its complexities, the case should go to trial next year as a class-action suit. On Monday, September 25, Big Tobacco got a rude reminder that its legal woes are not over yet. Philip Morris, Federal Judge Jack Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York certified a nationwide class action against the tobacco industry, involving the sale of "light" or low tar cigarettes. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the class-action lawsuit accusing Denny's of discriminating against Paula Hart and other unnamed employees. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of former reporter Hildy Medina, seeks class-action status for as many as 200 past and present employees. At issue was UPS' policy mandating that its drivers pass a government hearing test, even though the test isn't required to operate many of the company's vehicles. What is the primary function of a class-action lawsuit?
They want to allocate responsibily for arranging for shipping the widgets; insurance; export clearances; and customs. to ensure that any use, disclosure, or copying of Confidential Information, by or on behalf of the Receiving Party or any party receiving Confidential Information from the Receiving Party complies with applicable law, including for example any applicable law concerning (i) privacy or (ii) export controls. (Opinions seem to vary as to whether the term fiduciary relationship and confidential relationship are synonyms; the answer might depend on the jurisdiction. Day, Difference Between Fiduciary Relationships and Confidential Relationships (John Day Legal.com) (citing Tennessee cases).
The manufacturer and customer needn't bother negotiating the wording for those responsibilities. A requirement like this can be handy if the Receiving Party will be dealing with information whose distribution is restricted by law, for example personal health information or export-controlled information. The obligations of section 6.1.3 apply only during the Confidentiality-Obligation Period; during that time, though, those obligations will continue to apply to all Specimens of Confidential Information, even after any termination or expiration of the Agreement. of Confidential Information is any copy of, and any physical object embodying, Confidential Information — for example, any paper- or electronic copy and any specimen of hardware — where the copy or physical object is in the possession, custody, or control of: (i) the Receiving Party, and/or (ii) any individual or organization to which the Receiving Party made Confidential Information accessible.
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