Justice Samuel Alito recently criticized a state court's decision to dismiss Christian jurors from a sexual orientation discrimination case because of their views on homosexuality, highlighting thorny questions about the intersection of faith and LGBTQ rights that divide legal experts.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision finding that an executive was entitled to overtime pay because he wasn't paid a true salary was no surprise to wage and hour experts who saw the opinion as affirming long-standing principles, but one year on there is still pushback, attorneys say.
Whether it's to stay off the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s radar, avoid costly legal liability or simply be decent, there are plenty of reasons for employers to protect young workers from sexual harassment. Here, experts discuss four ways businesses can do that.
A recent amendment to New York City's sick leave law authorizes employees for the first time to sue their employer... (more story)
A recent report from the New York State Department of Labor indicates that bias against transgender and nonbinary ... (more story)
It's meaningful that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's strategic enforcement plan prioritizes pro... (more story)
Federal courts nationwide should require the National Labor Relations Board to satisfy four criteria to win injunctions in labor disputes, Starbucks told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, saying that applyi... (more story)
A Michigan federal judge won't recuse himself from a defamation case involving two unions after a claim was raised that he expressed bias against the East Coast, instead asking the defendants why sanctions sho... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to consider South Carolina's challenge to a Fourth Circuit ruling that allowed a dockworkers union to sue a shipping group over labor issues at a terminal at the Port of Charleston.
A National Labor Relations Board official greenlit a union representation election at a Sysco food distribution facility in Tennessee, clearing about 84 employees to vote on Teamsters affiliation after rejecti... (more story)
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is deepening its bench in the Lone Star State with the addition of its latest partner in Dallas, the former chair of Baker Botts' labor and employment practice.
In the U.S. Supreme Court's latest battle royal over administrative powers, left-leaning justices at oral arguments Tuesday openly suggested that the landmark legal doctrine underpinning modern rulemaking migh... (more story)
The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that Amentum Services can partially claim increased costs under an Air Force contract based on California's COVID-19 sick leave laws but that sovereign im... (more story)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asked a Louisiana federal court Wednesday to sign off on a $50,000 deal with a medical testing kit supplier accusing it of unlawfully firing a Black salesperson... (more story)
An Ohio state appeals court revived a fired orthodontist's age bias suit claiming she was sacked after complaining that a younger colleague harassed her, ruling that a trial court was too quick to kick the cas... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a group of ex-IBM workers' bid for review of a Second Circuit ruling that said they had to pursue age bias claims in arbitration rather than court, despite their a... (more story)
Major League Baseball took another swing at dismissing a proposed age discrimination class action filed by several former scouts Tuesday, stressing that the vast majority of the suit has no place in Colorado federal court.
The Fourth Circuit on Wednesday refused to revive a former assistant attorney general's gender and disability bias suit against the North Carolina Department of Justice, finding her medical conditions weren't ... (more story)
Law firms Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Vladeck Raskin & Clark PC said in a letter Tuesday filed in federal court that former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's subpoena regarding their sex harassment inv... (more story)
A white female former law professor urged the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her suit against Texas Southern University, saying the Fifth Circuit held her to too high of a standard to show she was subjected to so ... (more story)
Charter Communications ducked sanctions for its failure to turn over documents related to allegations that it misclassified trainee employees as overtime-exempt, but a California federal court warned the telec... (more story)
X Corp., the social media entity formerly known as Twitter, and a group of ex-employees have paused their dispute over severance compensation, as a Delaware federal court signed off Wednesday on a proposal to ... (more story)
An Illinois county can't escape claims that it failed to pay 911 dispatchers overtime when they worked more than 40 hours a week because it is not exempt under a section of the Fair Labor Standards Act, an Ill... (more story)
A New York federal magistrate judge gave the final signoff to a $2 million settlement ending a class and collective action alleging that a concrete company failed to pay workers overtime wages, saying the deal... (more story)
A former dock manager for the U.S. Postal Service's transportation supplier can't collect 6% in liquidated damages while his overtime claim is pending, an Ohio magistrate judge ruled, saying the court was boun... (more story)
A Maryland federal judge placed the final stamp of approval on a settlement between executives of a restaurant owned by celebrity chef Mike Isabella and former staff accusing them of shorting their wages, sayi... (more story)
An Arizona federal judge dismissed an ex-employee's suit accusing internet domain registry GoDaddy of requiring customer service staffers to perform work without pay after the parties told the court the suit m... (more story)
A North Carolina federal judge has maintained the bulk of a former executive's suit accusing a private equity firm of duping him into accepting a top role at a defense supply unit and fired him when he refused... (more story)
A Connecticut salesman who allegedly used the artificial intelligence application Otter to record company calls must return any of his former employer's internal documents that are still in his possession and ... (more story)
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Wednesday that at-will employees can sue for intentional interference with their employment relationships under state law, but said a former Drexel University accountant... (more story)