Our preview of newly petitions for leave to appeal allowed by the Illinois Supreme Court in the closing days of the just-ended May term continues with Schultz v. Performance Lighting, Inc., a decision from the Second District.
All health care organizations in Ontario should take note of a recent the Ontario Court of Appeal decision regarding reporting obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OSHA”).
I advised in a blog post yesterday that the PA Supreme Court changed its internal operating procedures to delete standards for the Court to follow as to when to grant Petitions for Allowance of Appeal.
I have talked here about how a judge’s personal background will affect his/her judicial opinions. Now, it seems one judge’s personal beliefs may reveal her own motivations.
I had the pleasure of watching a day of oral argument at the Supreme Court of Virginia recently.
The Second Opinion: Class Actions, Constitutional Questions and Determining the “Preferable Proceeding”
Last week, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Houston Funding II, Ltd. et al., No. 12-20220, 2013 WL 2360114 (5th Cir. May 30, 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed the EEOC a nominal victory by holding that employment decisions based on lactation or expressing breast milk can provide a basis for discrimination claims under Title VII and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”).
Ninth Circuit Reverses Denial of Class Certification Where Determining Damages is a Purely Mechanical Exercise
As we posted last month [here], district courts throughout the country have indicated that the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend makes it harder for plaintiffs to pursue wage and hour claims as class actions.