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Where Anti-Discrimination Law Stands 4 Years After Bostock

On the fourth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Bostock ruling, Evan Parness and Abby Rickeman at C... (more story)

Crafting An Effective Workplace AI Policy After DOL Guidance

Employers should take proactive steps to minimize their liability risk after the U.S. Department of Labor released... (more story)

Politics In The Workplace: What Employers Need To Know

As the 2024 election approaches and protests continue across the country, employers should be aware of employees' ... (more story)

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Marathon Has To Arbitrate Subcontracting Row, 9th Circ. Says

A Ninth Circuit panel on Thursday supported a lower court's decision to make Marathon Petroleum arbitrate a union's grievance over subcontracting under a project labor agreement, saying the company can't use i... (more story)

Honda Illegally Directed UAW Sticker Removal, NLRB GC Says

Honda violated federal labor law by telling employees to remove United Auto Workers stickers from their safety helmets and committed other unfair labor practices, National Labor Relations Board prosecutors all... (more story)

A National Labor Relations Board judge found that an Ohio teacher was fired for unacceptable remarks about her students, not for her role in a union drive by the American Federation of Teachers' Ohio unit. (Photo by Graeme Sloan/Sipa USA via AP Images)
Charter Axed Teacher Over Breakdown, NLRB Judge Says

A National Labor Relations Board judge cleared an Ohio charter school Thursday of claims that it fired a teacher for supporting a union drive, saying the evidence shows it fired her for telling a principal she... (more story)

NLRB Attys, Calif. Tribe Settle Casino Subpoena Dispute

A California federal court dismissed on Thursday National Labor Relations Board prosecutors' bids to enforce subpoenas requesting a list of casino employees who could be in a proposed bargaining unit from a tr... (more story)

FordHarrison Adds Employment Attys In NJ, Nashville

Employment firm FordHarrison LLP announced that it hired a pair of experienced attorneys as partners in its offices in Nashville, Tennessee, and Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.

DLA Piper Adds 2 Entertainment Attys In NY From Reed Smith

Two entertainment and advertising partners have left Reed Smith LLP to join DLA Piper, including the first woman to serve as the chief negotiator for the Joint Policy Committee, the bargaining representative f... (more story)

Amazon Caused Seattle Worker To Quit, NLRB GC Says

Amazon constructively discharged a worker involved in organizing a walkout among employees at its Seattle headquarters over a return-to-office policy, according to a complaint filed by National Labor Relations... (more story)

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Logistics Cos. Face Skilled Worker Visa Misuse Class Action

A pair of logistics companies in the United S face a proposed worker class action alleging they misled prospective employees in Mexico about purported engineering roles that, in reality, were menial labor.

NC Agency Hit With Race Bias Suit Over $17.8M Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation and one of its contractors subjected Black employees of a subcontractor to "flagrant racial discrimination," according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

An Eleventh Circuit panel ruled that Stryker did not violate the FMLA when it fired a worker on leave whose vacation time had run out days before his child's birth. (iStock.com/designer491)
11th Circ. Backs Stryker's Defeat Of Fired Worker's Leave Suit

The Eleventh Circuit refused Thursday to revive a suit claiming medical technology company Stryker illegally fired a worker on leave awaiting the birth of his child, ruling that because the leave didn't formal... (more story)

NY State Rep. Fired Adviser Before Amputation, Suit Says

A senior adviser for a New York state assembly member hit his former boss with a disability bias suit in state court, claiming he was fired days before undergoing a diabetes-induced amputation that ultimately ... (more story)

Staffing Co. To Pay $558K To End DOJ Immigrant Bias Probe

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that a staffing firm will pay nearly $558,000 to end an investigation into its hiring practices that found it deterred non-U.S. citizens with permission to wor... (more story)

DLA Piper Accused Of Evading Order In Pregnancy Bias Case

DLA Piper continues to evade a court directive to turn certain documents over to a former attorney with the firm who has filed a pregnancy bias suit, a lawyer representing the former employee has told a New Yo... (more story)

White Women Barred From Fellowship, Anti-DEI Group Says

A women's rights nonprofit unlawfully prevents white women from receiving a $20,000 fellowship aimed at helping women obtain legal, medical and other advanced degrees, an anti-diversity, equity and inclusion o... (more story)

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Delta's $16M Pay Stub Deal Stalled On Runway By 'Problems'

A California federal judge said Thursday that he has "problems" giving preliminary approval to Delta Air Lines' $16 million deal in a pay stub class action that went to the Ninth Circuit and the California Sup... (more story)

Worker Says Co. Inflated Deductions To Duck Prevailing Wage

An electrical contracting firm overdeducted fringe benefits from the pay of employees who worked on publicly funded projects, dragging down their prevailing wages, a former electrician said in a proposed class... (more story)

The U.S. Department of Labor wants a Texas federal court to make a marketing company turn over an employee’s time sheets and payroll information in a case challenging an overtime rule. (Francis Chung/POLITICO via AP Images)
DOL Says Emergency Discovery Needed In OT Rule Challenge

The U.S. Department of Labor urged a Texas federal court to expedite a targeted request for discovery in a suit seeking to stop a new overtime rule from going into effect, saying that the information is necess... (more story)

Ex-Satellite Tech Drops Wage Suit Against Dish Retailer

A satellite technician dropped his proposed collective action accusing his former employer of misclassifying him and his co-workers as independent contractors and depriving them of overtime wages, according to... (more story)

Wind Farm Worker Can't Use Ill. Wage Law For Claim To Pay

A wind farm does not owe a former office manager continuing royalty payments under Illinois state law, a state appellate court ruled, saying the royalties aren't considered final compensation because the wind ... (more story)

Rocket Mortgage Hit With Race Bias, FMLA Suit

Rocket Mortgage refused to let a Black associate banker transfer positions while letting her white counterparts do so, held her to stricter standards, reduced her wages and eventually terminated her partly due... (more story)

Newsom, Legislators Reach Agreement On PAGA Reform

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders on Tuesday unveiled reforms to California's Private Attorneys General Act, including major changes to the law's penalty structure, changes they say wi... (more story)