On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) expanding workplace protections for pregnant and nursing employees.
Archives for August 23, 2023
Forty-two attorneys in Goldberg Segalla’s Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse offices have been listed in the 2023 Upstate New York edition of Super Lawyers.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently announced that Title VII plaintiffs are no longer required to plead an “ultimate employment decision” to properly allege a disparate treatment claim.
A federal district court in Arizona held this week that courts are not required – or even authorized – to grant judicial approval of settlement agreements resolving individual claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), joining a growing number of courts calling into question the notion that private
ST. LOUIS (August 22, 2023) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, welcomes Colleen Vetter as senior counsel in its St. Louis office. Vetter joins from Deloitte and previously served as Director of the Workers’ Compensation Division at the Missouri Department of Labor and
On August 17, 2023, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board held its monthly meeting and received public comments on the proposed indoor heat illness prevention standard. Multiple stakeholders expressed concerns about the proposed regulation’s overbroad scope, lack of scientific data to support the control measures,
The Hawaiian island of Maui has been ravaged by unprecedented and quickly moving wildfires, which have taken a particular toll on hospitality employers. As the U.S. enters peak hurricane season, the Hawaiian and Canadian wildfires and the flooding caused by the recent California tropical storm serve as a reminder for
On August 18, 2023, in Hamilton v. Dallas County, the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upended long-standing precedent, significantly broadening the types of adverse employment actions that could give rise to an actionable claim. Prior to this decision, and for nearly thirty years, Fifth Circuit precedent required a plaintiff
I appeared on Bloomberg Television’s Balance of Power with Annmarie Hordern and Joe Mathieu on Tuesday to discuss the state of workers and unions in America.
The discussion began with a focus on the negotiations between the UAW and the Big Three automakers. I made a prediction regarding the
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on handling concerning information about a colleague’s personal life.
The federal wage floor of $7.25 is increasingly irrelevant when even most teenagers are earning twice that. But what happens when the economy cools?
The vote by members of the Teamsters union removes a potential threat to the economy.
The American Alliance for Equal Rights, which led the campaign against affirmative action in college admissions, filed lawsuits against Perkins Coie and Morrison & Foerster
The majority of leaders who were open about their condition didn’t regret it.