Expert Analysis

Big Business May Come To Rue The Post-Administrative State

Many have framed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions overturning Chevron deference and extending the window ... (more story)

A Timeline Of Antisemitism Legislation And What It Means

What began as hearings in the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce has expanded to a ... (more story)

Why Justices Should Rule On FAA's Commerce Exception

The U.S. Supreme Court should review the Ninth Circuit's Ortiz v. Randstad decision, to clarify whether involvemen... (more story)

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Refugee Nonprofit, USW Notch $198K Deal To Resolve ULPs

A refugee support nonprofit in Pittsburgh settled the United Steelworkers' unfair labor practice claims over terminations and the denial of wage hikes, according to a copy of the settlement obtained by Law360 ... (more story)

NLRB Prosecutors Won't Slow Injunction Pursuit, GC Says

National Labor Relations Board prosecutors should continue seeking injunctions in federal court while pursuing unfair labor practice litigation in administrative court despite the U.S. Supreme Court making it ... (more story)

Google and Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corp. say the D.C. Circuit shouldn’t enforce the NLRB’s conclusions that the companies are joint employers that must bargain with Alphabet Workers Union-Communications Workers of America Local 9009. (Julian Stratenschulte/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)
NLRB Joint Employer Order 'Riddled With Flaws', Google Says

The National Labor Relations Board's finding that Google and its contractor Cognizant are joint employers is "riddled with … flaws," the two companies argued to the D.C. Circuit, challenging the board's applic... (more story)

7th Circ. Backs Manufacturer Win In Worker's Retaliation Suit

The Seventh Circuit declined Tuesday to reinstate a lawsuit from a Black worker accusing a manufacturing company of firing him in retaliation for complaining about race discrimination with his union, saying th... (more story)

Union Fund Trustees Say Elevance Usurped Fiduciary Power

The trustees of two union health plans said Elevance Health Inc. and its subsidiaries violated federal benefits law when they overpaid themselves for administrative services and medical providers for patient c... (more story)

NLRB Official Clears NJ Fast-Food Workers To Vote On Union

Workers at a Jollibee fast-food restaurant in Jersey City, New Jersey, can vote on representation by an independent union, a National Labor Relations Board official found, saying Jollibee Workers United qualif... (more story)

NLRB Will Review Supervisor Union Vote At SoCal Co.

The National Labor Relations Board will review an agency official's decision to let four supervisors at a Southern California company vote on unionizing, indicating Tuesday that it plans to take a closer look ... (more story)

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Marathon Beats Ex-Worker's Gender Discrimination Case

A Colorado federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a former Marathon Petroleum human resources supervisor who claimed she was forced out for inappropriate behavior while male coworkers got a free pass... (more story)

Retailer Stood By While Clerk Harassed Women, EEOC Says

Superstore chain Fred Meyer Stores Inc. failed to stop a male sales clerk from repeatedly harassing, leering at and stalking women he worked with despite numerous complaints, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportun... (more story)

The EEOC is supporting a rehearing of an ex-Uber driver’s lawsuit alleging the company’s rating system is often tainted by customers’ racial bias. (Laura Dale/PA Wire URN:38099892) (Press Association via AP Images)
EEOC Backs Ex-Uber Driver's Bid To Revive Race Bias Suit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged the Ninth Circuit to reconsider a former Uber driver's lawsuit claiming the ride-hailing giant's rating system is racially biased, arguing that a panel's ... (more story)

Ex-NBA Ref Must Show Psychologist Comms In COVID-19 Suit

A former NBA referee must turn over records between his psychologist and his counsel to demonstrate whether the league's COVID-19 vaccination policies had the debilitating effect on his psyche that he claims i... (more story)

Dollar General Strikes $295K Deal To End EEOC Age Bias Suit

Dollar General has agreed to hand over $295,000 to close a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission age bias suit alleging a regional manager told older district managers he wanted to replace them with you... (more story)

Ex-County Exec Wants Firm Kicked Off NJ Discrimination Suit

A former New Jersey county health director who claims his termination was retaliatory wants the firm representing the county disqualified, arguing Testa Heck Testa & White PA is conflicted due to interactions ... (more story)

Fisher Phillips Adds Employment Ace In Dallas From Ogletree

Fisher Phillips announced Tuesday that it has upped the headcount at its new Dallas location with a partner who came aboard from Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC.

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FTC's In-House Kroger Case Delayed Until After Fed Suit

Kroger and Albertsons are getting a limited respite from the Federal Trade Commission's looming in-house merger challenge after an agency administrative law judge agreed to delay the case, but only until immed... (more story)

JB Hunt To Pay $4.2M To End Wash. Pay Range Suit

J.B. Hunt Transport will fork over $4.2 million to a class of 2,200 job applicants to settle a lawsuit accusing the freight company of failing to include salary ranges in job postings and violating Washington ... (more story)

A $16 million settlement that would resolve Delta flight attendants' claims of wage statement violations won tentative approval Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Delta's $16M Pay Stub Deal Scores Initial OK

A California federal judge signed off on a $16 million deal Tuesday settling a suit accusing Delta Air Lines of wage statement violations under the California Labor Code and Private Attorneys General Act, find... (more story)

5th Circ. Preserves Class Cert. In Fringe Benefits Fee Fight

The Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court's decision to certify a mega class of more than 290,000 workers in a suit against several benefits administration companies alleging mismanagement of their non-union... (more story)

Fired Pizza Worker's Retaliation Suit Headed For Trial

A Kentucky federal court denied a restaurant's request for a win in a lawsuit the U.S. Department of Labor brought accusing the restaurant's co-owner of retaliating against a worker with concerns that she was ... (more story)

Dairy Queen Franchisee Says Chevron Ruling Solves OT Fight

A Dairy Queen franchisee owner told the Fifth Circuit that the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision tossing the Chevron doctrine officially makes clear that the U.S. Department of Labor can't raise employees' sa... (more story)

Ex-CBD Cos. GC Says Owner Hasn't Paid What Deal Promised

The former general counsel of several CBD companies has told a Pennsylvania federal judge that their owner failed to keep up her end of a settlement agreement that ended his suit to obtain over $600,000 in bac... (more story)