On March 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana to decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires enforcement of a bilateral arbitration agreement providing that an employee cannot raise representative claims, including claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
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The New York State Senate is poised to pass an employee-friendly bill that would amend New York’s lien law to enable employees to, upon filing a wage claim, obtain a temporary lien against their employer’s (or alleged employer’s) assets. A substantially similar bill was passed by the New York
Corinn Jackson discusses discrimination against black hairstyles and CROWN acts that prohibit hair discrimination and have been passed by some states.
Michelle Gomez and Joon Hwang talk about Littler’s SOAR program for new attorneys from diverse backgrounds.
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Some private companies are keeping tabs on employees with systems that may rely on questionable behavioral science foundations.
The Louisiana House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure advanced a bill Monday that would prohibit discrimination based on certain hairstyles.
Everybody relax. It’s still safe to say “bald” in the workplace. News reports to the contrary notwithstanding, a UK employment tribunal didn’t hold last week that using the word is sexual harassment.
The union says the tech giant held captive audience meetings in Atlanta
Apple Inc is indefinitely delaying a plan that would require employees to work from office three days a week due to rising COVID-19 cases, Bloomberg News reported nL3N2V73MG on Tuesday.
It won’t be easy to make sure hybrid and remote workers are productive and content. But it can be done.
When California announced in 2018 it would insist that women be included on corporate boards, the law said that would “boost the California economy” and “improve opportunities for women in the workplace.”
The Pennsylvania Wilds is the largest green space between New York City and Chicago.
Employees are seeking to unionize at a Trader Joe’s grocery store in western Massachusetts, joining a nationwide surge of labor organizing among retail and food service workers.
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Only if we understand it more broadly can flexibility help tackle deep-rooted issues such as workplace discrimination and women’s lack of representation in top-level positions.