Labor & Employment
2691 ABA Journal articles on Labor & Employment.
Seven female professors at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will receive back pay, compensatory damages and compensation increases stemming from an equal pay lawsuit brought in 2016
by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
May 17, 2018 4:49 PM CDT
Three former partners have joined a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against the management-side labor and employment firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart.
May 14, 2018 1:18 PM CDT
A California Supreme Court decision will make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors in wage-and-hour class actions.
May 4, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
A former secretary who alleged racial bias by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped his lawsuit.
May 3, 2018 2:25 PM CDT
Three associates at Morrison & Foerster have filed a would-be $100 million class-action suit that claims the firm maintains a “family-friendly façade” even as it discriminates against lawyer moms.
Apr 30, 2018 12:59 PM CDT
A lawyer representing two former cheerleaders for National Football League teams has offered to settle their bias complaints for $1 each and a “good faith” meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell…
Apr 25, 2018 2:31 PM CDT
Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has sued civil rights lawyer Lisa Bloom over a press release that claimed he had leered at dancers forced to wear only bras and panties…
Apr 11, 2018 7:30 AM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court ruled Monday that salary history cannot be used to justify paying less to women in comparable jobs.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court…
Apr 10, 2018 12:16 PM CDT
A Virginia woman has filed a lawsuit claiming the government contractor she worked for violated public policy by forcing her resignation for flipping off President Donald Trump’s motorcade last year.
Apr 5, 2018 10:47 AM CDT
At the age of 50, the federal law that seeks to protect older American workers from age bias has been enfeebled by court decisions that have widened loopholes for employers…
Apr 2, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
The leader of the Justice Department’s death penalty unit has been demoted and moved to a different division after the New York Times began asking about accusations of gender bias,…
Apr 2, 2018 9:05 AM CDT
In one of its final acts at the 2018 ABA Midyear Meeting, the House of Delegates took a stand against sexual harassment, approving a resolution to urge all employers to create and enforce effective sexual harassment policies.
Apr 1, 2018 1:35 AM CDT
If large law firms doing away with mandatory arbitration agreements for employees becomes a trend, plaintiffs may have the #MeToo movement and Twitter to thank.
Mar 28, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
While it may seem hard to believe now, many attorneys have been under the impression that sexual harassment was no longer a significant problem in the legal profession, says Wendi Lazar, an employment lawyer who edited a recently updated manual on the topic for the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession.
Mar 26, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
Of the three law school deans who recently stepped down after sex harassment allegations—two of whom who received sexual harassment findings, while another dean’s conduct was found to be bullying—none lost their jobs immediately, despite criticism from students and alumni.
Mar 19, 2018 8:30 AM CDT
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