A group of unions and officials representing Wisconsin public employees have filed a new state court challenge to a 2011 law that gutted their collective bargaining rights, claiming it violates the state constitution by exempting certain state workers, like cops, but not others.
In the final month of 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case over whether lateral job transfers can qualify as unlawful discrimination, and the First Circuit will consider reviving a suit by Whole Foods workers who say they were illegally fired for wearing Black Lives Matter apparel. Here's a look at oral argument sessions that discrimination lawyers should keep an eye on in December.
Uber, Grubhub and DoorDash drivers will start receiving about $18 per hour in New York City after a New York state appellate judge turned down the companies' bids to halt the implementation of a rule imposing the minimum wage.
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The National Labor Relations Board and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s recent announcement of ... (more story)
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Conference realignment will seem tame compared to the regulatory and policy developments likely to transform colle... (more story)
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Following recent historic strikes in the automotive, entertainment and health care industries, employers of all ty... (more story)
Following news of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's death at the age of 93, current and former high court justices paid public homage to her trailblazing career, devotion to the rule of ... (more story)
BigLaw attorneys mentored by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who died Friday after a lengthy battle with dementia, say she'll be remembered as an incisive jurist who always put facts and... (more story)
A Massachusetts Trader Joe's violated its bargaining obligations by prematurely declaring an impasse on key issues during negotiations for a first contract with its workers' union, the union claimed in a new u... (more story)
Univar Solutions USA Inc. told an Illinois federal judge that the company isn't liable for thousands in allegedly unpaid pension contributions, claiming the fund accepted a labor contract between the chemical ... (more story)
A Pennsylvania magistrate judge approved a $300,000 settlement between a Philadelphia-based orchestra and a musicians' union, resolving the union's claims that the orchestra owed wages and benefits contributio... (more story)
This week, the Second Circuit will hear a Broadway producer's attempt to revive his lawsuit claiming the Actors' Equity Association launched an illegal boycott against him after a labor dispute over a show. He... (more story)
A California federal judge vacated an arbitration award requiring a Los Angeles hospital to rehire a mechanic, agreeing with the hospital that an arbitrator never should have heard the dispute because a Servic... (more story)
The Biden administration has hit back at a Christian business association's attempt to block its policy requiring businesses to offer insurance for gender transition procedures, saying the group lacks standing... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court returns Monday for the last argument session of the calendar year to consider whether bankruptcy courts have the authority to sign off on third-party liability releases in Chapter 11 pla... (more story)
The Sixth Circuit refused to upend Tennessee State University's jury win over a math professor's suit claiming he was denied a promotion because he's from Chile, saying Friday his failure to properly ask the d... (more story)
Aerospace and defense contractor Collins Aerospace interfered with a worker's state and federal right to take medical leave, the employee alleged, by refusing to allow her to revoke her resignation in lieu of ... (more story)
A former associate who complained about sexism at Booz Allen was unlawfully fired when the consulting firm deemed a news article — in which she disclosed that she had been sexually assaulted — breached company... (more story)
A Washington federal judge expressed mild concern Friday about the "sheer number" of exhibits attached to a group of firefighters' discrimination lawsuit against the city of Seattle over its COVID-19 vaccine m... (more story)
A home health care company refused to allow an employee to have a family member drive her to work sites after she suffered a seizure and later fired her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said i... (more story)
Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters assailed the company for trying to avoid trial next year on antitrust claims alleging it suppressed wages by up to $1.6 billion through coercive, exclusive contracts and... (more story)
An Ohio federal court tossed a lawsuit against Geico claiming that it withheld benefits from its insurance agents by misclassifying them as independent contractors, finding Friday that the former agents don't ... (more story)
A California federal judge gave initial approval to a $30 million deal resolving a 15-year dispute between Jan-Pro and more than 2,000 janitorial workers alleging they were misclassified as independent contrac... (more story)
An ex-server in New York City may proceed with claims that his former employer provided inaccurate wage statements, as a New York federal judge ruled that he sufficiently alleged that deficient paystubs preven... (more story)
A worker asked a California federal court to approve a $1.05 million settlement with online car dealer Carvana, saying the deal is the best way to end his proposed wage and hour class action that could cover m... (more story)
A New York federal judge agreed to reconsider a decision to toss an unpaid overtime claim a driver brought against a beer distributor in a proposed class action, agreeing that a more recent Second Circuit deci... (more story)
A former McDermott Will & Emery LLP partner who lives in Israel has sued the firm in Illinois state court, claiming it unlawfully refused to give him the pay raise it planned for U.S. income partners in 2022.
A California federal judge on Friday questioned the standing of the three named plaintiffs seeking class certification in a federal benefits class action against Prime Healthcare Services Inc., saying she is "... (more story)
TikTok's parent company ByteDance urged a California federal judge at a remote hearing Friday to send an engineer's wrongful termination suit accusing it of being the Chinese Communist Party's "propaganda tool... (more story)
Timothy Sloan, the onetime chief executive of Wells Fargo & Co., sued the California banking giant on Friday over roughly $34 million in compensation he alleges was wrongfully withheld from him after his 2019 ... (more story)