Expert Analysis

Where Anti-Discrimination Law Stands 4 Years After Bostock

On the fourth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Bostock ruling, Evan Parness and Abby Rickeman at C... (more story)

Crafting An Effective Workplace AI Policy After DOL Guidance

Employers should take proactive steps to minimize their liability risk after the U.S. Department of Labor released... (more story)

Politics In The Workplace: What Employers Need To Know

As the 2024 election approaches and protests continue across the country, employers should be aware of employees' ... (more story)

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DOL Says Union's Farm Wage Challenge Too Late

The U.S. Department of Labor has pushed back against a challenge to rules introduced in 2022 that a Washington union said are depressing farmworkers' wages, telling a federal judge Friday that the union should... (more story)

NY Judge Says Feds, MTA Fully Vetted Congestion Pricing

A Manhattan federal judge has said federal and New York transportation agencies meticulously analyzed congestion pricing's potential impacts on traffic, air quality and other factors, rejecting local residents... (more story)

The National Labor Relations Board says Mount Sinai Health System violated the National Labor Relations Act by making part-time physicians sign employment agreements with nonsolicitation and confidentiality clauses. (Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx)
Mount Sinai's Doctor Pacts Violate Labor Law, NLRB GC Says

New York's Mount Sinai Health System has illegally required part-time physicians to sign employment agreements with provisions that infringe on workers' rights, National Labor Relations Board prosecutors alleg... (more story)

NCAA Says Hoops Union Order Creates 'Destructive' Division

A National Labor Relations Board regional director's decision finding men's basketball players at Dartmouth College are employees under federal labor law pits students against each other, the NCAA argued, urgi... (more story)

Union Tells 1st Circ. It's Fit To Bring Debt Cap Challenge

A U.S. government workers' union challenging the constitutionality of the debt ceiling urged the First Circuit to ignore the Biden administration's argument that union members couldn't explain how it harms the... (more story)

Teamsters Say Calif. Pot Shop's Deal Was With 'Sham' Union

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is asking to intervene as a defendant in a cannabis retailer's suit challenging the constitutionality of California's requirement that the retailer enter a labor peac... (more story)

NY Forecast: 2nd Circ. Weighs Construction Workers' OT Suit

This week, the Second Circuit will consider a group of construction workers' attempt to revive a proposed class and collective action claiming a group of construction companies failed to pay them overtime requ... (more story)

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United Workers Nab Partial Class Status In Vax Bias Suit

A Texas federal judge awarded class certification Friday to a group of workers who claimed United Airlines illegally placed employees on unpaid leave for refusing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for religious rea... (more story)

FDIC Creates Offices To Investigate Workplace Misconduct

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s board of directors on Friday approved the creation of two new independent offices to investigate complaints of sexual harassment, discrimination and other misconduct withi... (more story)

GM said more than 10 witnesses supported the claims that the men were using derogatory language at work. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
Ex-GM Workers Can't Prove Anti-White Bias

A Michigan appeals court rejected efforts from two former General Motors workers to revive claims that they were fired because they are white, ruling that they fundamentally misunderstood the law and failed to... (more story)

EEOC Says PWFA Regs Should Stay Amid GOP States' Appeal

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged an Arkansas federal court Friday not to halt the agency's rule implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act while a group of Republican state attorneys ... (more story)

11th Circ. Backs Fla. Agency Win In Ex-Warden's FMLA Suit

The Eleventh Circuit refused Friday to reinstate a former warden's lawsuit accusing the Florida Department of Corrections of transferring and demoting her because she was nearing 60 and took six months of leav... (more story)

IBM Fires Bosses For Missed Diversity Quotas, Missouri Says

Missouri hit IBM with a lawsuit in state court accusing the global technology company of implementing illegal diversity quotas to increase the number of Black, Hispanic and female employees in its workforce, c... (more story)

Former CEO Wins Unpaid Benefits Suit Against Credit Union

A Connecticut federal judge granted a win to a former CEO claiming a credit union refused to fully pay out his retirement benefits after he was abruptly fired over his Parkinson's disease diagnosis, saying he ... (more story)

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Aramark Sued In Wash. For Alleged Pay Transparency Lapses

Aramark has been accused of violating Washington state's pay transparency law by failing to give full pay ranges in job postings, according to a proposed class action the food services giant removed to Washing... (more story)

Cathay Pacific Pilots Land $16.65M Deal In 7-Year Wage Fight

A group of 110 Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. pilots will receive $16.65 million to settle a seven-year wage case alleging that the airline violated Golden State labor laws governing meal and rest periods, overti... (more story)

A front desk worker at a hotel claimed he was paid below the minimum wage and was not paid overtime. (
11th Circ. Rules Hotel Operator Liable For Wages As Employer

A hotel operator exercised enough control over a front desk worker to be his employer and is therefore liable for minimum wage and overtime, the Eleventh Circuit ruled, also noting that a lower court erred in ... (more story)

Uber, Lyft Can't Dodge Suit Via Arbitration, Calif. Tells Justices

California has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to revive bids from Uber and Lyft to arbitrate allegations they unlawfully misclassified drivers as independent contractors, saying it's "commonly understood" th... (more story)

Calif. Forecast: Concentra Fights Cert. Of 350K Job Seekers

In the coming week, attorneys should keep an eye out for potential class certification and expert disqualification in a suit against Concentra regarding medical inquiries for job applicants. Here's a look at t... (more story)

HCA Wants Out Of Respiratory Therapist's Wage Suit

Healthcare company HCA said it didn't employ a respiratory therapist accusing the entity of manipulating workers' time sheets and owing them wages, urging a North Carolina federal court to toss the proposed cl... (more story)

Delta's $16M Pay Stub Deal Stalled On Runway By 'Problems'

A California federal judge said Thursday that he has "problems" giving preliminary approval to Delta Air Lines' $16 million deal in a pay stub class action that went to the Ninth Circuit and the California Sup... (more story)