The United Auto Workers has launched its most ambitious campaign yet to organize nonunion auto plants in the U.S., and experts said the momentum the union built from its recent strike at the Big Three automakers and the subsequent labor deals it reached gives the effort more promise than previous attempts.
The First Circuit on Tuesday appeared willing to consider at least partially reversing Whole Foods' pretrial win on retaliation claims brought by three former employees who say the grocery chain disciplined and later fired them for wearing Black Lives Matter masks at work.
The Federal Arbitration Act doesn't require courts to put suits on hold while arbitration is underway, a shipping company said, telling the U.S. Supreme Court it doesn't need to weigh whether the Ninth Circuit correctly tossed a misclassification suit.
In light of shifting federal infrastructure priorities and recent updates to U.S. Department of Labor regulations,... (more story)
To truly foster equity in the legal profession and to promote attorney retention, workplaces need to better suppor... (more story)
Tom Plotkin and Pegah Nabili
President Joe Biden's recent memorandum on protecting worker rights is one of the most expansive statements the ad... (more story)
A group of nurses accused a healthcare company of requiring them to sign illegal training repayment agreement provisions and suing them for breach of contract in Ohio state court, according to copies of the ch... (more story)
A California federal judge will not allow Hilton Management LLC to immediately appeal his decision preserving claims that the hotel operator pocketed tips bound for banquet servers, ruling Tuesday that another... (more story)
A New York federal judge denied a bid by the former owner of a closed Manhattan hotel to block a labor arbitration hearing on whether it must make an extra $6 million severance payment, saying there's no immin... (more story)
Trader Joe's will stop grading employees on how much they smile on the job at its unionized locations in Minneapolis; Hadley, Massachusetts; and Oakland, California, pursuant to an agreement struck between the... (more story)
The Sixth Circuit appeared to grapple Tuesday with a worker's push to revive his suit claiming Chrysler-maker FCA US LLC fired him because it saw him as disabled, with one judge seeking more detail from the wo... (more story)
A pair of Del Monte Foods Inc. employees have asked a California federal judge to approve a $2 million settlement to class action wage and hour claims that they often worked through lunch without pay and worke... (more story)
The NLRB's attempt to transfer a suit over its new joint employer rule to the D.C. Circuit is a departure from precedent, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups argued to a Texas federal judge,... (more story)
The Denver City Attorney's Office struck a deal to end a lawsuit by two Black women who alleged they were paid less based on their race and discriminated against while the city's previous top lawyer failed to ... (more story)
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC has brought over a former Jackson Lewis PC principal to join its Seattle office as a shareholder, adding an attorney with more than two decades of experience representi... (more story)
The Sixth Circuit seemed likely to revive a former Dykema Gossett PLLC legal secretary's suit claiming she was terminated shortly after turning 50, with judges questioning Tuesday whether it's plausible that t... (more story)
Abbott Laboratories told a New Jersey federal jury on Tuesday that a former sales director was terminated after over 20 years at the company because of his dismissiveness toward change and feedback on his work... (more story)
A New York federal jury awarded a $50,000 verdict to a man who represented himself in a retaliation case accusing his former employer, an apparel company, of firing him after he lodged two harassment complaint... (more story)
A New Jersey racetrack owner cannot remove a suit accusing it of terminating a line cook as retaliation for her reporting that her supervisor and former romantic partner assaulted her multiple times, the ex-em... (more story)
Amazon.com Inc. wants out of a federal lawsuit filed by a group of electricians over the display of eight nooses at a Connecticut job site, arguing that the Black and Latino plaintiffs are suing under an anti-... (more story)
A Massachusetts federal judge reluctantly shipped a wage dispute to arbitration, ruling that a former retail worker was not exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act while bemoaning his obligation to strip the w... (more story)
A translation services company called on a New York federal court to reject a magistrate judge's recommendation that differences in job titles and schedules among the members of a nearly 200-strong proposed cl... (more story)
A U.S. Department of Labor rule regulating wages for H-2A workers would make foreign labor unaffordable for employers and increase illegal immigration, a group of ranches and farms told the Fourth Circuit, say... (more story)
The arbitration pacts that loan officers signed with a mortgage lender require their overtime dispute to be sent out of court, an Ohio federal judge ruled, turning away the workers' claims that they were wrong... (more story)
Epstein Becker Green is expanding its labor practice, bringing on an employment expert who is the former managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as a member in its Los Angeles office.
A Second Circuit panel appeared unlikely on Tuesday to revive an embattled Broadway producer's antitrust lawsuit challenging his placement on the Actors' Equity Association's "do not work" list, saying it seem... (more story)
A Georgia pizza delivery driver failed to estimate on-the-job costs he said he unjustly bore and thus failed to establish that unreimbursed expenses pushed his wages below the federal minimum rate, his former ... (more story)
A California federal judge on Monday tossed Philips North America's copyright suit alleging a competitor's former employee stole ultrasound technology by hacking into its software, after the parties agreed to ... (more story)
Two former CEOs of Global Discovery Biosciences Corp. can't dodge claims that they cost the company an opportunity to develop new medical tests by siphoning the resources to another company, a Delaware Chancer... (more story)
An Illinois federal court on Tuesday ordered DaVita Inc., a UnitedHealth Group unit and two of the unit's former senior employees to provide a list of people they seek to depose in an antitrust suit accusing t... (more story)