Labor & Employment
2658 ABA Journal articles on Labor & Employment.
The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld class certification for immigrants who say they were forced to clean their detention facility for free under threat of punishment.
Feb 13, 2018 4:45 PM CST
Victims of sexual harassment on the job should be allowed to evade “the impediment of arbitration requirements” in employment contracts, according to a letter signed by attorneys general of every…
Feb 13, 2018 10:22 AM CST
A dairy company in Maine has agreed to pay $5 million to its drivers after a federal appeals court last year found ambiguity in a state overtime law because it lacked an Oxford comma.
Feb 13, 2018 7:30 AM CST
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit claiming the Weinstein Company violated state law by failing to protect employees from sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein.
Feb 12, 2018 10:40 AM CST
As general counsel for the Teamsters Union Local 810, Mark Torres spends his days arguing for workers' rights. But another of his passions is writing; he published his debut crime novel A Stirring in the North Fork
So when he was approached by Hard Ball Press to write a bilingual children's book explaining the importance of labor unions in ways that kids could connect with, Torres agreed. Good Guy Jake
(or Buen Chico Jake
) tells the story of a sanitation worker who breaks the rules by taking toys from the trash along his route, but for a good reason: He fixes the toys and donates them to a local shelter so that children can have presents at Christmas. When Jake's manager discovers that Jake has been violating regulations, it's up to Jake's union representative, his lawyer and an arbitration judge to determine whether Jake has to lose his job or whether there's a more fitting solution to the problem.
Feb 7, 2018 8:30 AM CST
A federal court in Tampa, Florida, has tossed a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming a personal injury law firm failed to pay overtime to office workers.
U.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards…
Feb 6, 2018 12:11 PM CST
Employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation should be prohibited under a proper interpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to a resolution…
Feb 5, 2018 9:10 PM CST
In one of its final acts at the 2018 Midyear Meeting, the ABA House of Delegates has taken a stand against sexual harassment, approving a resolution to urge all employers to create and enforce effective sexual harassment policies.
Feb 5, 2018 9:01 PM CST
Dechert says in response to a discrimination lawsuit that it laid off two payroll managers because it upgraded its technology and outsourced their jobs.
Feb 1, 2018 8:00 AM CST
The ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has made a profound impact on the world and, in doing so, has aided American lawyers.
Feb 1, 2018 12:50 AM CST
A former Winston & Strawn partner is asking a California appeals court to vacate a judge’s order that sends her gender bias case against the firm to arbitration.
Jan 23, 2018 11:59 AM CST
A nonequity shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart claims in a $300 million lawsuit that the defense-side labor and employment firm discriminates against female partners in pay, promotions…
Jan 16, 2018 10:42 AM CST
Since courts have found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not prevent employers from firing LGBT employees based on sexual orientation, heterosexual workers also have no “reverse…
Jan 10, 2018 7:45 AM CST
Stephen K. Bannon reportedly signed a nondisclosure agreement that included a nondisparagement clause when he went to work for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
Jan 9, 2018 7:00 AM CST
The judiciary will evaluate the way it handles complaints of sexual harassment and its own standards of conduct regarding inappropriate behavior, according to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.
Jan 3, 2018 11:49 AM CST
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