In the year since the National Labor Relations Board held that employers violate federal labor law by offering severance agreements that restrict employees' ability to talk about the employer or the pact itself, experts say parties have generally found compromises on language that complies with the ruling, but some questions remain unanswered.
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.
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)
The Third Circuit backed a National Labor Relations Board decision that found an art supply company illegally let go of a Black temporary worker who raised complaints about racism in the workplace, saying Wedn... (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)
Home Depot violated federal law by telling a worker they could not wear a Black Lives Matter slogan on their apron and directing them to remove it, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, saying th... (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)
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)
Columbia University and Barnard College have a long history of allowing antisemitism to run rampant on their campuses and most recently have failed to protect Jewish students from harassment and violence follo... (more story)
A Morgan Stanley unit must challenge an arbitrator's conclusion that it discriminated against a white male former banker in North Carolina, where he last worked, a Georgia federal judge ruled, saying the arbit... (more story)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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 California federal judge declined to send a former ByteDance Inc. engineer's wrongful termination suit to arbitration, writing in a ruling made public Tuesday that there are factual disputes over whether he ... (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 firing him when he refuse... (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)