Julie Su, President Joe Biden's long-running nominee for labor secretary who has been temporarily serving in the role for the past year, made it through a Senate committee Tuesday, though her fate in the full chamber is uncertain.
The National Labor Relations Board's recent ruling that Home Depot violated federal labor law by demanding a worker take a Black Lives Matter message off their apron takes a broad view of workers' rights but stops short of the radical position prosecutors had advocated.
A fresh split between state appeals courts in New York on how to enforce a weekly pay requirement is making it hard for federal courts to know which precedent to follow, attorneys told Law360.
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A recent amendment to New York City's sick leave law authorizes employees for the first time to sue their employer... (more story)
Agency prosecutors urged the National Labor Relations Board to overrule four of its precedents in a refusal-to-hire case between a pipefitters union and Georgia manufacturer, calling for a shift in analysis fo... (more story)
The federal agency that bails out failing pension plans gave inadequate answers to two Republican lawmakers' questions about the agency's accidental $127 million overpayment to a Teamsters plan during the coro... (more story)
A Sixth Circuit panel has held a Federal Bureau of Prisons contractor in contempt for its "woefully inadequate" efforts to turn over financial records to the National Labor Relations Board as ordered, in a dis... (more story)
The United Auto Workers, Fiat Chrysler and others are off the hook for state fraud and civil conspiracy claims brought by auto engineers in connection to a bribery scheme between union officials and the automa... (more story)
A Sysco distribution center in Indianapolis must arbitrate its dispute with a Teamsters local over workers' entitlement to early retirement benefits, the union told the Seventh Circuit, arguing the applicable ... (more story)
An arbitrator must again review a dispute over a union pension fund's claim that a demolition company owed more than $40 million in withdrawal liability, a Michigan federal judge ruled, vacating the arbitratio... (more story)
The Federal Trade Commission announced a new, national front Monday against Kroger's heavily criticized $24.6 billion purchase of fellow grocery store giant Albertsons, challenging a deal it said threatens bot... (more story)
Thompson Hine LLP has become the latest law firm to face discrimination allegations, after a former income partner filed a pro se lawsuit against the firm in New York federal court alleging she was sexually ha... (more story)
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo can continue his effort to force Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Vladeck Raskin & Clark PC to turn over information about the women whose sexual misconduct accusation... (more story)
A Second Circuit panel seemed reluctant Monday to revive a Black office worker's suit claiming her employer unlawfully denied her a promotion because she made internal race bias complaints, with one judge sayi... (more story)
Chevron fired a female manager for keeping quiet about workers changing COVID-19 test records to evade travel restrictions but let men who did the same thing keep their jobs, according to a complaint filed in ... (more story)
A producer who worked on Diddy's latest album said Monday that he was sexually assaulted and harassed by the rapper and his friends while living and working with him, and also witnessed Diddy providing "laced ... (more story)
A federal judge has ruled that legitimate business interests drove a Washington, D.C., social services agency's choices regarding layoffs in 2010, despite those decisions disproportionately affecting Black wor... (more story)
Former X Corp. workers urged a California federal court to keep in play their lawsuit alleging that Elon Musk's takeover of the company formerly known as Twitter caused women to lose their jobs, saying they pu... (more story)
Ultimate Fighting Championship has entered private mediation with a group of fighters suing the promotion in Nevada federal court for suppressing their wages by up to $1.6 billion, adding a new wrinkle to the ... (more story)
The business coalition suing to block the U.S. Department of Labor's independent contractor rule asked the Fifth Circuit to expedite issuing a mandate remanding the case to lower court, saying it needs to file... (more story)
Exercise equipment company Peloton agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle three consolidated lawsuits alleging several wage and hour violations, spanning from allegations of miscalculating overtime to claims und... (more story)
The Federal Arbitration Act is clear that courts should issue a stay on arbitrable suits, three delivery drivers told the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that a Ninth Circuit decision tossing their misclassificati... (more story)
A Michigan hospital has been refusing to pay a group of nurses and technicians overtime wages by automatically deducting pay for meal breaks they cannot take, according to a proposed collective action filed in federal court.
Employees of a United Airlines subsidiary who cleaned aircraft in Colorado airports were denied time-and-a-half overtime pay when they voluntarily picked up colleagues' shifts, two workers have alleged in a pr... (more story)
A Pennsylvania county snagged a partial win in three deputy coroners' suit claiming unpaid overtime and retaliation, even though a federal judge said it is still not clear whether the workers fall under a fede... (more story)
While it is always good practice for companies to periodically review whistleblower trainings, policies and procedures, the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent whistleblower-friendly ruling in Murray v. UBS Securities... (more story)
A federal judge in Los Angeles has ordered a biotech startup to pay more than $1.6 million in legal fees to two former employees, after the company failed to convince a jury that the pair broke racketeering la... (more story)
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is struggling to hire enough new employees to keep up with retirements and departures, especially in its examinations department, according to a report from the independent ... (more story)