A food distributor has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Fifth Circuit decision rejecting its argument that President Joe Biden could not fire the former National Labor Relations Board general counsel, arguing that the case could clarify the limits of removal protections for agency officers.
A New York City law that bars discrimination based on someone's height or weight took effect Sunday, addressing what one worker-side lawyer called "a real problem." Here are three things workers and employers should know as the law comes online.
The U.S. Department of Labor will challenge a Texas federal judge's decision ruling that President Joe Biden couldn't increase the minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 per hour, making it the third such case to land at an appeals court.
While quiet firing — when an employer deliberately makes working conditions intolerable with the goal of forcing a... (more story)
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Now is a good time for employers to evaluate personnel rules to keep pace with California’s newly adopted employee... (more story)
Workers under arbitration agreements have gained an edge on their employers by filing floods of tedious and expens... (more story)
The U.S. Department of Labor told a Michigan federal court that an erstwhile candidate for United Auto Workers leadership failed to establish that its dismissal of his allegations of union election misconduct ... (more story)
A National Labor Relations Board official was right to rule that an attempt to oust Workers United from a Manhattan Starbucks cannot progress while the store's managers stand accused of refusing to bargain wit... (more story)
The Ninth Circuit has upheld a lower court's decision denying a harbor towing company's bid to arbitrate a deck engineer's wage-and-hour suit, finding there to be no valid arbitration agreement covering the en... (more story)
A longshore union local illegally punished a dissident member of another unit by repeatedly blocking him from getting work at its hiring hall after he alerted a higher-up to his concerns with its work assignme... (more story)
A union representing Trader Joe's workers demanded that the company bargain at a scheduled negotiation on Tuesday over a policy that requires employees to always smile while on work premises, a practice the un... (more story)
A Starbucks barista asked the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the union at her Buffalo, New York, store not because of the company's resistance to unionization, but because Workers United represent... (more story)
A Kentucky public defender's office violated federal labor law by refusing to bargain with an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local over a move to outsource the legal representation of psychiat... (more story)
A North Carolina federal judge tossed a suit alleging Herc Rentals Inc. fired an employee after he made a series of internal safety complaints, saying the plaintiff failed to show that the company retaliated a... (more story)
A Connecticut federal court refused to send an investment firm's suit seeking coverage for an employment discrimination action back to state court, finding that the firm's insurer satisfied the requirements for removal.
While survivors of sexual abuse and their attorneys rushed last week to file otherwise time-barred lawsuits before the New York Adult Survivors Act's lookback window closed, attorneys are waiting to see if the... (more story)
New York-based musical instrument retailer Sam Ash fired a veteran employee just eight days after he told his boss that he had been diagnosed with liver cancer, according to a suit filed Monday in state court.
A group of workers agreed to close their harassment suit in Nevada federal court alleging an apparel company made them work in a warehouse that blared sexually abusive and misogynistic rap music, after the Nin... (more story)
A former employee of a real estate agency told a Georgia federal court Monday that she has finalized the details of a settlement with the company to end her lawsuit alleging she was fired after complaining tha... (more story)
A former spokesperson for Connecticut's Republican lawmakers failed to follow the necessary process to sue her ex-employer for allegedly pushing her to leave her job, the state argued Monday in asking a superi... (more story)
McDonald's asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review the Seventh Circuit's revival of a proposed class action alleging the company's since-discontinued no-poach provisions in franchisee agreements viola... (more story)
Sparacino PLLC has agreed to stop contacting Ultimate Fighting Championship contenders who are potential members of a proposed class in a Nevada federal lawsuit that accuses the organization of repressing wage... (more story)
An appellate opinion may breathe new life into a case that a lower court dismissed, or throw out a decision with instructions to conduct a fresh analysis that adopts a new legal test. Here, Law360 reviews what... (more story)
A former Papa John's manager wants to assuage a Kentucky federal judge's concerns over a $5 million settlement resolving claims over "no poach" provisions in the pizza chain's franchise agreements, arguing it ... (more story)
Pennsylvania may block a construction firm accused of underpaying its workers from bidding on new construction contracts, as the state's Supreme Court ruled that the company must first contest any debarment wi... (more story)
A Florida construction company and a group of workers asked a federal judge Monday to place a stamp of approval on a $550,000 settlement ending a collective action alleging that the company ducked its overtime... (more story)
A former Kirkland & Ellis LLP associate accusing the firm of sex discrimination has urged a California federal court to disregard its motion to dismiss, arguing that Kirkland has been rehashing already-rejecte... (more story)
Two Native American advocacy groups are urging a Ninth Circuit panel to overturn a Montana district court's ruling that the federal government isn't responsible for the actions of its Bureau of Indian Affairs ... (more story)
Six groups, including the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and several former state supreme court judges, filed friend-of-the-court briefs on Monday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a decades-old legal doctri... (more story)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency hired its first-ever chief financial technology officer earlier this year, touting him as a nearly 30-year financial sector veteran. But records obtained by Law360... (more story)