U.S. Supreme Court to Address the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Even As EEOC Issues Its Own Guidance On the Same Subject

By | Employers' Advisor | August 12, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court to Address the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Even As EEOC Issues Its Own Guidance On the Same Subject

Pregnancy discrimination has generated a lot of press this summer. On July 1, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Young v. United Parcel Services, Inc., which raises fundamental questions about the protections pregnant women are entitled to under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).

Argentina Defaults On Debt After Supreme Court Ruling

Argentina Defaults On Debt After Supreme Court Ruling

As previously reported, on June 16, 2014, in NML Capital, Ltd. et al., v The Republic of Argentina, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear Argentina’s petition for writ of certiorari ending Argentina’s chance of overturning the interpretation of the pari passu clause by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York which requires Argentina to make ratable payments to the holdout bondholders if it makes any repayments to the exchange bondholders.

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari On False Claims Act Case Addressing Wartime Tolling and First-to-File Bar

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari On False Claims Act Case Addressing Wartime Tolling and First-to-File Bar

On July 1, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root Services v. United States ex rel. Carter, a case from the Fourth Circuit raising two important questions under the False Claims Act (FCA) that together create the risk that FCA defendants may have to face continued qui tam lawsuits no matter how old the conduct in question.