The National Labor Relations Board has signaled an interest in limiting companies’ ability to require workers to keep arbitration proceedings confidential, which would be a reversal of Trump-era precedent.
The Trump administration nixed many labor and employment policies adopted under former President Barack Obama, including regulations on worker classification, overtime pay and disclosure of compensation data.
A Democratic majority took control of the five-member National Labor Relations Board in August and the agency has already signaled an intent to do away with a series of business-friendly Trump-era moves and expand legal protections for workers.
Two married former associates suing over parental leave push for remote depositions, citing pandemic
Jury awards former top lawyer at Farmers Insurance $150 million in punitive damages
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said a paid suspension pending an investigation cannot form the basis of a workplace discrimination claim under federal law, tossing out a former U.S. congressman’s race bias lawsuit against a nonprofit law firm he had headed.
Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is being sued by a second female employee for sexual harassment in less than a month, with the two lawsuits alleging a “hostile work environment” against women at the car maker’s U.S. factory.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that courts should only consider an employee’s base salary or wage rate, and not additional compensation such as commissions, when analyzing claims of sex-based pay discrimination.
Morgan Stanley & Co has settled a harassment lawsuit by a former trading associate who claimed he was subjected to inappropriate comments about his sexual orientation, inappropriate touching, sexual advances and offensive comments about his religion.
A split U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said it was reasonable for a former cloud-computing firm employee to believe that mistreatment of Philippines-based workers was unlawful even though it was not, and revived her lawsuit claiming she was fired for complaining.
An employee who was told she might be laid off can sue for discrimination even if the layoff did not ultimately happen, a federal appeals court ruled Friday
The Biden administration’s recently unveiled COVID-19 vaccine rule for companies is keeping workplace safety lawyers’ phones ringing, the latest sign the pandemic has raised the profiles of these often less visible members of the employment bar.
Traditional interview schedules often follow the same format — a candidate will meet a series of current employees in one-on-one interviews that are highly unstructured.
The federal judiciary is urging an appeals court to reject a high-profile bid by a former public defender in North Carolina to revive a lawsuit claiming its internal process for addressing sexual harassment reports violated her constitutional rights.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has provided further insight into when companies must exempt workers from COVID-19 vaccine mandates for religious reasons, an issue that has already spurred closely watched litigation.