Labor & Employment
2740 ABA Journal Labor & Employment articles.
Federal courts will have a new employee to handle workplace disputes, fulfilling a recommendation by a working group formed following sexual misconduct allegations against a federal appeals judge.
Dec 4, 2018 3:29 PM CST
Following the #dumpkirkland campaign started by a group of Harvard Law School students who convinced Kirkland & Ellis to end mandatory arbitration agreements for associates and summer associates, female…
Dec 4, 2018 12:24 PM CST
Updated: New guidance on prohibited political activity by federal employees warns that workplace talk of impeachment and resistance could be banned by the Hatch Act.
The guidance was issued…
Dec 3, 2018 10:56 AM CST
Kirkland & Ellis will no longer require associates and summer associates to agree to mandatory arbitration of workplace disputes.
Nov 27, 2018 10:05 AM CST
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many have said that they no longer know how to behave in a work environment–but employment law expert Gerald Pauling doesn’t buy that.
Nov 26, 2018 6:00 AM CST
A former employee at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago has won the right to continue his federal complaint of gender discrimination against the school, although claims of age…
Nov 12, 2018 1:07 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 applies to state and local governments, regardless of their size.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote…
Nov 6, 2018 2:47 PM CST
A fired Texas prosecutor got some help from the Innocence Project when he asked the Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday to revive his wrongful termination suit.
Nov 1, 2018 1:09 PM CDT
Changes to a long-standing U.S. Department of Labor rule that the ABA warned would have seriously undermined attorney-client confidentiality and the fundamental right to effective counsel have been rescinded.
Nov 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
When Aimee Stephens was fired from a Michigan funeral home, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took up her case, arguing that her employer could not legally fire her for transitioning from living publicly as a man to living as a woman.
Oct 26, 2018 9:40 AM CDT
Statistics show that the legal profession either isn’t doing its fair share to recruit, retain and advance attorneys with disabilities, or it has failed to be inclusive enough for disabled lawyers to feel comfortable disclosing their impairments.
Oct 24, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
A former LeClairRyan partner who claimed the firm unfairly favors males in compensation decisions has asked a federal court to confirm a $1 million arbitration award that includes more than $700,000 in attorney fees.
Oct 4, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
After a year in which sexual harassment in the workplace has taken center stage, the ABA House of Delegates voted to urge legal employers not to require mandatory arbitration of such claims.
Oct 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
Terri Carmichael Jackson recalled leading the Women’s National Basketball Players Association during a panel on Social Activism and Freedom of Speech in Sports at the ABA Annual Meeting.
Oct 1, 2018 12:40 AM CDT
IBM faces a class action lawsuit over age discrimination after firing thousands of American employees.
The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleges…
Sep 19, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
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