A Fifth Circuit panel has ordered a Texas federal judge to pull back a suit from California filed by SpaceX that seeks to declare the National Labor Relations Board unconstitutional, saying it belongs in Texas while the panel mulls its proper venue.
A Texas state judge recently ruled that a school district's policy barring a Black student from wearing locs did not violate a state law prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyles tied to race. However, experts said employers shouldn't interpret that decision as a sign that restrictive grooming policies will pass muster.
Julie Su, President Joe Biden's long-running nominee for labor secretary who has been temporarily serving in the role for the past year, made it through a Senate committee Tuesday, though her fate in the full chamber is uncertain.
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In this month's review of class action appeals, Mitchell Engel at Shook Hardy discusses five notable circuit court... (more story)
A recent amendment to New York City's sick leave law authorizes employees for the first time to sue their employer... (more story)
A shipping company unlawfully refused and delayed giving a union requested information, the National Labor Relations Board said, finding the board has jurisdiction over an unfair labor practice spat involving ... (more story)
The National Labor Relations Board agreed with its Brooklyn office director that a union decertification petition filed by an employee of a New York City company must be dismissed as untimely, but one board me... (more story)
The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday upheld a National Labor Relations Board decision finding a Puerto Rico hospital unlawfully withdrew recognition from a union after inheriting five bargaining units, rejecting the co... (more story)
Starbucks and Workers United announced Tuesday that they have agreed to move the needle on talks for a "foundational framework" related to collective bargaining and resolving litigation, saying both sides disc... (more story)
Higher consumer prices and reduced choice are no longer the only reasons the Federal Trade Commission will challenge mergers after the agency contested Kroger's planned $24.6 billion purchase of Albertsons bas... (more story)
A Hogan Lovells attorney for Mexico's San Martín Mine told Law360 that his team has been shut out of proceedings in the first-ever labor-focused panel dispute under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, c... (more story)
Starbucks urged a Pennsylvania federal court to toss claims that it defamed a union by framing it as favoring violence and terrorism, arguing that the challenged statements were expressions of opinion that cou... (more story)
A unanimous Eighth Circuit panel tossed a Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ruling that a cement company discriminated against a worker by cutting bonuses she was to receive for helping federal ... (more story)
WWE is not immune to the personal legal battles and controversies of disgraced founder Vince McMahon, who was recently accused of trafficking a former employee, according to a recent regulatory filing by parent company TKO.
A Kentucky federal judge threw out a civilian human resources employee's lawsuit against the U.S. Army accusing it of holding women to more lax standards than him, saying he failed to rebut his employer's argu... (more story)
The Eleventh Circuit refused to reinstate a lawsuit filed by a Black former truck driver for a waste management company who said he was unfairly berated by his supervisor and then fired after 30 years of servi... (more story)
Reporting pay data to state agencies is a newer facet of pay transparency, and attorneys say employers must set out clear compensation decision schemes and start gathering information sooner rather than later ... (more story)
A Black employee of Connecticut's state energy and environmental regulator is asking a federal judge to award more than $200,000 in attorney fees after he prevailed in a lawsuit alleging that he was racially t... (more story)
The New Mexico public health department said that it passed on promoting a former business operations specialist supervisor because someone else was more qualified and that it terminated the worker for inappro... (more story)
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC announced Wednesday that the co-leader of Littler Mendelson PC's transportation industry group was joining the firm as a shareholder in its San Francisco office.
A Texas federal magistrate judge recommended denying a swimming pool contractor's motion to compel a former worker's unpaid overtime suit into arbitration, saying the arbitration agreement was invalid because ... (more story)
A Ninth Circuit panel should have solely relied on a U.S. Supreme Court decision when it overturned the dismissal of an ex-Lowe's employee's representative Private Attorneys General Act claims, the home improv... (more story)
A nurse asked a Georgia federal judge to stay her proposed class action alleging a staffing firm lured nurses to work in Florida using unfulfilled wage promises, pending her appeal of a ruling denying her bid ... (more story)
A former Mercer University School of Law professor accused the school in Georgia federal court of yanking her off the tenure track in retaliation for her protected use of Family and Medical Leave Act leave and... (more story)
A Colorado federal judge Tuesday gave initial approval to class settlements with two meat producers and a consulting company, requiring $11.25 million in payments to resolve claims that they participated in a ... (more story)
The state of Colorado called on a federal court to immediately dismiss an airline lobbying group's challenge to a state sick leave law, arguing that recent precedent established that the law was not preempted ... (more story)
A Georgia federal judge refused on Tuesday to free Ermi LLC's former chief compliance officer from counterclaims the company lodged in response to her whistleblower suit accusing the company of fraud and retal... (more story)
Balancing my time between a BigLaw career and my role as an NFL cheerleader has taught me that pursuing your passions outside of work is not a distraction, but rather an opportunity to harness important skills... (more story)
Citing the statute of limitations and an alleged failure to plead a valid case, a venerable New Haven restaurant has asked a Connecticut state judge to reject an amended lawsuit accusing it of recklessly overs... (more story)