National Labor Relations Board members on Tuesday elaborated on the board's recent decision finding a Home Depot worker's Black Lives Matter protest was protected under federal labor law, and laid out some initial signs of how some of their other significant decisions have affected parties and the agency.
A federal judge's recent order blocking the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from enforcing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act against the state of Texas sows confusion for workers and may ultimately require the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and provide clarity, experts say.
Reporting pay data to state agencies is a newer facet of pay transparency, and attorneys say employers must set out clear compensation decision schemes and start gathering information sooner rather than later to stay in compliance.
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Though a Cornell University study suggests that a New York City law intended to regulate artificial intelligence i... (more story)
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Tracey Diamond and Evan Gibbs at Troutman Pepper discuss how themes in Steven Spielberg's Science Fiction masterpi... (more story)
In this month's review of class action appeals, Mitchell Engel at Shook Hardy discusses five notable circuit court... (more story)
The government of Mexico on Wednesday called on a multinational panel to toss the United States' claims that the collective bargaining rights of workers at a mine in Zacatecas continue to be violated six years... (more story)
National Labor Relations Board general counsel Jennifer Abruzzo's office is preparing to ask the board to expand the remedies it will order against employers that were found to have maintained unlawful work ru... (more story)
A regional director must reconsider the dismissal of a Medieval Knights worker's bid to oust a union, the National Labor Relations Board determined Wednesday, saying the agency official should review the case ... (more story)
National Labor Relations Board prosecutors bolstered a complaint Wednesday accusing Walmart of violating federal labor law by suppressing complaints about its COVID-19 safety rules, claiming the company sent a... (more story)
Four retirees of a supermarket chain serving California and Nevada added two claims to their proposed Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action against their former employer, telling a California fe... (more story)
Alaska Airlines is urging a Washington federal judge to toss two Christian flight attendants' claims that they were pushed out of work due to bias against their religious beliefs by the company and their union... (more story)
A shipping company unlawfully refused and delayed giving a union requested information, the National Labor Relations Board said, finding the board has jurisdiction over an unfair labor practice spat involving ... (more story)
A split Seventh Circuit panel on Wednesday revived a former OSF Healthcare System employee's suit accusing the company of wrongfully firing her after failing to adjust performance expectations while she worked... (more story)
A former Sbarro employee asked the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to order a retrial on her allegations that she was sexually assaulted multiple times by a manager and co-workers, claiming a jury verdict favoring ... (more story)
The Second Circuit revived a gender bias suit by a Verizon salesperson who claimed she was regularly subjected to sexual comments and then targeted in a layoff for complaining about it, ruling Wednesday that s... (more story)
Cannabis company Tilray Brands Inc. can't evade a nearly $4 million arbitration award to a former executive it fired, a federal judge ruled, saying the company's arguments for why the Washington district court... (more story)
Maine can continue to enforce its civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in education and employment amid a Christian school's suit claiming an amendment to the statute prevents it from participating in ... (more story)
A North Carolina federal court on Wednesday approved a settlement between a Charlotte hospital and former nurses who had alleged they bore the brunt of a discriminatory campaign to oust veteran nurses and brin... (more story)
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice asked the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday to delay enforcing its determination that it owes a Black worker nearly $1 million in damages for race discrimination, saying ... (more story)
Settlement talks between X Corp., formerly known as Twitter, and a group of former employees have fallen apart, the parties told a Delaware federal judge on Wednesday, asking the judge to lift a stay in their ... (more story)
Au pair agency Cultural Care has waived any claimed right to pursue arbitration in a proposed collective wage complaint by extensively litigating the case for several years, including a trip to the First Circu... (more story)
The Ninth Circuit has said the U.S. Department of Labor was legally able to use data for a higher-paid Nevada region when it sorted out prevailing wages in the state, turning down a bid by three construction i... (more story)
A former development director for a North Carolina city said she supported her sex discrimination and retaliation claims with evidence that she was treated differently from male colleagues, urging the Fourth C... (more story)
A unanimous Eighth Circuit panel tossed a Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ruling that a cement company discriminated against a worker by cutting bonuses she was to receive for helping federal ... (more story)
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC announced Wednesday that the co-leader of Littler Mendelson PC's transportation industry group was joining the firm as a shareholder in its San Francisco office.
A Texas federal magistrate judge recommended denying a swimming pool contractor's motion to compel a former worker's unpaid overtime suit into arbitration, saying the arbitration agreement was invalid because ... (more story)
A California federal judge has found that the federal government failed to show semiconductor-maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co. Ltd. is guilty of various claims in a suit accusing it of economic espio... (more story)
A Georgia federal judge has refused to free Ermi LLC's former chief compliance officer from counterclaims the company lodged in response to her whistleblower suit accusing the company of fraud and retaliation,... (more story)
Balancing my time between a BigLaw career and my role as an NFL cheerleader has taught me that pursuing your passions outside of work is not a distraction, but rather an opportunity to harness important skills... (more story)