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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Bankrupt Yellow Freight Corp. has secured an extra 90 days to hold onto the wheel of its Chapter 11 case in Delaware, after citing both the complexity of its case and the "tremendous" progress in selling off its assets.
Starbucks violated federal labor law by firing a union backer for clocking out after an emotional exchange with her boss but not by writing another supporter up over his testy attitude toward a visiting manage... (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)
The National Labor Relations Board surpassed its powers when ordering a concrete company to make pension contributions and profit-sharing payments to workers without factoring in past compensation, the Tenth C... (more story)
K&L Gates LLP announced Thursday that it has bolstered its labor, employment and workplace safety group with a partner in Dallas who made the leap from Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP.
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)
The City of Cleveland escaped a firefighter's suit alleging he was forced into retirement when he refused to shave his beard because of a skin condition affecting Black men, with an Ohio federal judge finding ... (more story)
A steel manufacturer has agreed to hand over about $200,000 to end a sex discrimination suit alleging the company gave paid parental leave only to mothers and not fathers, according to a Thursday order from a ... (more story)
A California state judge said she's prepared to certify a nearly 6,000-member class of Black Tesla workers alleging the manufacturer failed to address rampant racist language and graffiti at a California facto... (more story)
Indianapolis-based law firm Kroger, Gardis & Regas LLP is trying to unravel a settlement with Ascension Health Alliance because the firm wants to pursue its own class litigation, hospital staff told the Sixth ... (more story)
Employers in Columbus, Ohio, will no longer be able to ask job applicants about their salary history under a law set to take effect Friday.
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)
A California appeals court partially reversed a trial court order denying a painting contractor's bid to compel a worker's wage lawsuit into arbitration, ruling that individual claims can head to arbitration w... (more story)
JetBlue called on a New York federal court to dismiss a pair of flight attendants' claims for untimely wages, arguing that state rules guaranteeing paychecks within a week of the end of a pay period only apply... (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 satellite technician has slapped his employer with a proposed collective action in Georgia federal court claiming Prime Rangers Inc., an authorized Dish satellite television retailer, misclassified him and h... (more story)
A North Carolina federal judge approved an $18,900 deal between a trio of workers and an environmental company they had sued, accusing a supervisor of clocking them out to avoid paying overtime hours, accordin... (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)
A Denver debt collection law firm has accused a former senior associate of performing little to no meaningful work during a brief one-year tenure at the outfit while also pursuing a partnership role at another firm.
A former Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP attorney has made the move to Munck Wilson Mandala LLP in Los Angeles, bringing with her a history of working on intellectual property litigation and other commercial matters.
A former municipal prosecutor was not a city employee but a professional service provider, a New Jersey appellate panel held Thursday, stripping him of seven years of pension participation and credits.