Monthly Archives: July 2015

11th Circuit Update: Whistleblower, Fair Labor Standards Act, ERISA

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Wiersum v. U.S. Bank, No. 14-12289 (11th Cir. May 5, 2015) Brief summary: Florida Whistleblower Act Claim Preempted by National Bank Act In Wiersum v. U.S. Bank, Marc Wiersum, former bank employee/Vice President, appealed the district court’s dismissal with prejudice of his Florida Whistleblower Act (FWA) claim, which it determined was preempted by the… Read More »

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11th Circuit Update: Breach of Contract, Discrimination

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Peter A. Wilson v. International Business Machines Corporation, No. 14-14977 (11th Cir. May 11, 2015) Brief summary: Employer’s Adjustment of Commissions for a Significant Transaction Not Breach of Employment Contract  In Wilson vs. IBM, former International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) employee Peter Wilson appeal the district court’s granting of summary judgment of his breach… Read More »

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