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.
The federal government told the Ninth Circuit that immigrant detainees at contractor-run facilities aren't covered by state labor laws, backing GEO Group Inc.'s effort to overturn $23.2 million in judgments that found a detainee work program violated Washington's minimum wage law.
A Los Angeles restaurant illegally refused to bargain with a UNITE HERE local, the Ninth Circuit ruled, supporting the National Labor Relations Board's determination that the company couldn't avoid liability for a federal labor law violation by raising the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse.
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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)
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)
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)
A New York meat distributor violated federal labor law by laying off six employees without consulting its workers' union and by withholding information about forthcoming changes to its production process, a Na... (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)
About 54 employees of a Sacramento, California, facility that stores and delivers cannabis can vote on representation by a Teamsters local, a National Labor Relations Board official ruled, saying the United Fo... (more story)
Two Black truck drivers for a supermarket chain couldn't beat "voluminous evidence" that they were fired for threatening a co-worker who one called a "rat" or a "snitch," the Third Circuit ruled, refusing to r... (more story)
A medical clinic will pay $50,000 to end a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit accusing it of illegally disciplining an employee after she missed work due to pregnancy complications and firing he... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a suit from a Black school administrator who claimed she was denied a promotion for opposing racial desegregation plans, leaving in place a split Eighth Circuit... (more story)
The Tenth Circuit declined Friday to reinstate a middle school assistant principal's lawsuit alleging she was retaliated against for flagging a student's sexual assault, saying she failed to show that the scho... (more story)
The Ninth Circuit appeared hesitant Friday to fully revive a Las Vegas casino employee's suit alleging it did nothing while she was harassed on the casino floor by former NFL player Richard Sherman, with one j... (more story)
Reed Smith LLP has named new managing partners at its two Los Angeles offices, with a longtime corporate attorney assuming control in the Century City office and a labor and employment attorney taking the rein... (more story)
A Michigan appeals court has refused to reinstate a former truck company employee's lawsuit alleging she was fired because she was in her 50s and flagged a health issue, saying she failed to rebut the company'... (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)
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)
An Illinois fire department did not fail to accommodate a firefighter's disability by requiring him to attend college classes before giving him a raise, the Seventh Circuit ruled Friday, because raises are not... (more story)
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.
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)
Amazon has paid $1.9 million to over 700 migrant workers who suffered human rights abuses at two of its warehouses in Saudi Arabia, the company said.
California cannabis company Glass House Brands Inc. and a number of its subsidiaries were hit with a proposed class action suit Tuesday claiming it bilked workers out of sick pay, minimum wage and lunch breaks... (more story)
Two voters are urging a Florida federal judge not to throw out their suit challenging Gov. Ron DeSantis' suspension of elected prosecutor Monique Worrell, saying the case brings "plausible claims" of "egregiou... (more story)
Thirty years after the premiere of "Blue Chips," one of Hollywood's more memorable and star-studded treatments of corruption in college sports, the NCAA faces unprecedented challenges to long-standing definiti... (more story)
A corrosion control company has retooled its claims that North Carolina labor officials incentivized inspectors to issue workplace safety citations, highlighting in a revised complaint the harm caused by the c... (more story)