The National Labor Relations Board's recent ruling that Home Depot violated federal labor law by demanding a worker take a Black Lives Matter message off their apron takes a broad view of workers' rights but stops short of the radical position prosecutors had advocated.
A fresh split between state appeals courts in New York on how to enforce a weekly pay requirement is making it hard for federal courts to know which precedent to follow, attorneys told Law360.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review a Second Circuit decision barring a former IBM employee from publicizing her arbitration win on age bias claims, despite her assertion that the appeals court improperly valued confidentiality over public access to court documents.
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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)
A recent amendment to New York City's sick leave law authorizes employees for the first time to sue their employer... (more story)
The United Auto Workers, Fiat Chrysler and others are off the hook for state fraud and civil conspiracy claims brought by auto engineers in connection to a bribery scheme between union officials and the automa... (more story)
A Sysco distribution center in Indianapolis must arbitrate its dispute with a Teamsters local over workers' entitlement to early retirement benefits, the union told the Seventh Circuit, arguing the applicable ... (more story)
A Sixth Circuit panel has held a Federal Bureau of Prisons contractor in contempt for its "woefully inadequate" efforts to turn over financial records to the National Labor Relations Board as ordered, in a dis... (more story)
An arbitrator must again review a dispute over a union pension fund's claim that a demolition company owed more than $40 million in withdrawal liability, a Michigan federal judge ruled, vacating the arbitratio... (more story)
The Federal Trade Commission announced a new, national front Monday against Kroger's heavily criticized $24.6 billion purchase of fellow grocery store giant Albertsons, challenging a deal it said threatens bot... (more story)
Student workers at California State University voted to unionize with a Service Employees International Union affiliate, a vote that the union said creates the largest bargaining unit for such workers in the United States.
A Tennessee federal judge on Friday granted a preliminary injunction preventing the NCAA from enforcing its ban on name, image and likeness compensation for athletes being recruited by institutions, allowing t... (more story)
A producer who worked on Diddy's latest album said Monday that he was sexually assaulted and harassed by the rapper and his friends while living and working with him, and also witnessed Diddy providing "laced ... (more story)
A federal judge has ruled that legitimate business interests drove a Washington, D.C., social services agency's choices regarding layoffs in 2010, despite those decisions disproportionately affecting Black wor... (more story)
A Second Circuit panel seemed reluctant Monday to revive a Black office worker's suit claiming her employer unlawfully denied her a promotion because she made internal race bias complaints, with one judge sayi... (more story)
Former X Corp. workers urged a California federal court to keep in play their lawsuit alleging that Elon Musk's takeover of the company formerly known as Twitter caused women to lose their jobs, saying they pu... (more story)
The Third Circuit declined Monday to revive a Black former Amtrak inspector's racial discrimination suit claiming he was fired out of prejudice, ruling he didn't show bias informed the company's decision to sa... (more story)
The Center for Investigative Reporting urged a California federal court not to allow the U.S. Department of Labor to withhold government contractor demographic reports, arguing that any further delays in discl... (more story)
The Ninth Circuit refused Monday to reinstate a former U.S. Department of Defense employee's lawsuit claiming he was heavily criticized and eventually fired after he returned from medical leave to treat his an... (more story)
Employees of a United Airlines subsidiary who cleaned aircraft in Colorado airports were denied time-and-a-half overtime pay when they voluntarily picked up colleagues' shifts, two workers have alleged in a pr... (more story)
A Pennsylvania county snagged a partial win in three deputy coroners' suit claiming unpaid overtime and retaliation, even though a federal judge said it is still not clear whether the workers fall under a fede... (more story)
Exercise equipment company Peloton agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle three consolidated lawsuits alleging several wage and hour violations, spanning from allegations of miscalculating overtime to claims und... (more story)
Pilot Travel Centers' timekeeping systems would often kick night-shift workers off the clock and short workers on both minimum and overtime wages, according to a proposed collective action in Indiana federal c... (more story)
A North Carolina Business Court judge on Monday chided counsel on both sides of an employment dispute for missing important deadlines on the eve of a jury trial, causing him to postpone the trial indefinitely ... (more story)
A life insurance company prevailed against disability claim analysts alleging they were wrongfully denied overtime pay, as an Illinois federal judge tossed their suit because the workers are administrative emp... (more story)
Delivery drivers who contract with a company to transport furniture for Ashley Furniture are misclassified as independent contractors and deprived of minimum and overtime wages despite the company having compl... (more story)
A federal judge in Los Angeles has ordered a biotech startup to pay more than $1.6 million in legal fees to two former employees, after the company failed to convince a jury that the pair broke racketeering la... (more story)
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is struggling to hire enough new employees to keep up with retirements and departures, especially in its examinations department, according to a report from the independent ... (more story)
An ex-Eastern International Bank chief financial officer has pled guilty to defrauding the bank out of more than $700,000 to pay his personal expenses, and he admitted to opening life insurance policies in the... (more story)