On Thursday, the NLRB won its first courtroom victory in connection with its “ambush” or “quickie” election rule, which went into effect earlier this month.
EEOC’s “Sex” Discrimination Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of Transgendered Worker Survives Motion to Dismiss
As we have previously reported, the EEOC is pursuing test cases to establish legal protections for transgender workers under Title VII’s prohibition against “sex” discrimination and harassment as part of its strategic mission even though no federal statute, including Title VII, explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression.
Social media is used for so many different things nowadays—almost too many things. Well, the stack of uses for the medium has expanded now for notifying potential plaintiffs in class action lawsuits. But judges aren’t over-enthused, at least initially—and one has set some ground rules in a recent lawsuit against Gawker Media.
On April 22, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that clarifies that, for purposes of Title VII retaliation cases, an employee’s demand that a supervisor stop his or her harassing conduct constitutes protected activity under the statute.
Yesterday, Montana became the twentieth state to enact a law protecting employees from employer interference with personal social media accounts.
OK, I know that I frequently and flippantly say that, under the expanded American with Disabilities Act, we are all disabled.
You may recall from your college business law class of the “American rule” regarding attorney’sfees: generally in the United States each side is responsible to their own attorney’s fees, and unlike other countries, the loser does not have to pay the other party’s attorney’s fees. Employers can basically ignore this general rule in employment litigation under California law.
On April 14, 2015, an act protecting interns in Maryland from employment discrimination officially became law.
I love a good sci-fi film as much as the next guy, but what happens when the science is no longer fiction?
Over the last month, Domino’s has been in the news for some of the wrong reasons, with not one but two Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) class action lawsuits alleging that two large Domino’s franchisees paid delivery drivers less than minimum wage.