Expert Analysis

In Focus At The EEOC: Protecting Vulnerable Workers

It's meaningful that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's strategic enforcement plan prioritizes pro... (more story)

NCAA's Antitrust Litigation History Offers Clues For NIL Case

Attorneys at Perkins Coie analyze the NCAA's long history of antitrust litigation to predict how state attorney ge... (more story)

SAG-AFTRA Contract Is A Landmark For AI And IP Interplay

SAG-AFTRA's recently ratified contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers introduced a f... (more story)

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Benefits Threats Spell New Union Vote At USC Clinic

About three dozen workers at a University of Southern California health clinic will vote again on whether to join unionized colleagues after a National Labor Relations Board judge found their bosses threatened... (more story)

5th Circ. Pauses Transfer Order In SpaceX, NLRB Spat

The Fifth Circuit pressed pause on a Texas district court's order to transfer SpaceX's suit over the constitutionality of the NLRB's structure to California, staying the lower court's decision while the appeal... (more story)

Tiger Woods Vehicle Crash
An ambulance leaves Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Torrance, Calif. Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized and underwent surgery at the hospital following a car accident on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
DC Circ. Sends Ambulance Co. Info Spat Back To NLRB

The D.C. Circuit on Friday vacated a National Labor Relations Board decision that found an ambulance company unlawfully withheld information from a union, telling the board to review the company's obligation t... (more story)

High Court Won't Wade Into CSX Medical Leave Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former CSX Transportation employees' push for review of a Fourth Circuit ruling that ended their suit claiming they were unlawfully fired for requesting medical leave.

NLRB Member Calls For Rethink Of Unit Clarification Decision

A National Labor Relations Board panel on Friday denied a United Auto Workers bid to reverse a regional director's decision, with a dissenting NLRB member saying the agency should reconsider precedent over the... (more story)

Plant Must End Union Reps' Discipline, NLRB Tells 6th Circ.

The Sixth Circuit should enforce the National Labor Relations Board's order for a Michigan manufacturing plant to rescind discipline given to two workers who held union positions, the agency argued Friday, say... (more story)

Union Can't Intervene In Fight Over NY Farm Laborers Law

The United Farm Workers can't intervene in a case over a state law covering protections for agricultural workers, a New York federal judge ruled Friday, saying the union's interests in organizing and upholding... (more story)

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Justice Alito Rips 'Dangerous' Denial Of Admissions Case

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito slammed his colleagues' refusal to wade into a dispute over a Virginia high school's use of race in admissions decisions Tuesday, calling a Fourth Circuit decision uphol... (more story)

1st Circ. Backs Genzyme Win In Worker's Race Bias Case

Genzyme Therapeutic Products LP saw its pretrial win in a discrimination case upheld by the First Circuit, which found that a Black manager did not offer enough proof to show that his poor performance review w... (more story)

The U.S. justices denied an attempt by former IBM workers to get a review of a Second Circuit decision that found they have to arbitrate their age bias claims. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Ex-IBM Workers Can't Get Justices To Tackle Age Bias Battle

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a group of ex-IBM workers' bid for review of a Second Circuit ruling that said they had to pursue age bias claims in arbitration rather than court, despite their a... (more story)

Trump Campaign Slams Ex-Aide's Adult Survivor's Act Suit

Donald Trump's presidential campaign asked a New York judge Friday to throw out a former aide's lawsuit alleging she was raped by her campaign supervisor, saying she can't revive time-barred claims under the A... (more story)

Ex-Fox News Staffer Ends Suit Alleging Sex Assault By Ailes

A former Fox News booking director has dropped her suit accusing the company of inaction when the late executive Roger Ailes allegedly sexually assaulted her, according to a joint stipulation filed in New York... (more story)

Jimmy Iovine Accuser Ends NY Sex Assault Suit

An unnamed woman who accused Interscope Records co-founder Jimmy Iovine of sexual abuse and battery has dropped her legal claims, according to a Thursday filing in New York state court.

DOL To Appeal Disclosure Of Contractor Demographic Reports

The U.S. Department of Labor says it will appeal a ruling from a California federal judge requiring it to cough up thousands of federal contractors' workforce demographic reports that the judge said were not p... (more story)

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Justices Question Reach Of Transportation Worker Carveout

The U.S. Supreme Court questioned Tuesday whether there is still a need for a federal arbitration exemption for interstate transportation workers or if the century-old carveout is an "anachronism," in a case d... (more story)

Amazon Agrees To Pay $5.5M To End COVID Screening Suit

A group of California Amazon warehouse workers asked a federal judge to approve a $5.5 million settlement resolving a proposed collective action accusing the e-commerce giant of failing to pay workers for time... (more story)

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine a Federal Arbitration Act exemption Tuesday in a case involving Flowers Foods, which makes well-known grocery brands such as Wonder bread. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Drivers' Case Before Justices May Fortify Arbitration Carveout

A case set for oral arguments Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court could help transportation workers show they're exempt from federal arbitration law. Here, Law360 breaks down the dispute ahead of the hearing.

Justices Won't Weigh Nonsignatory Arbitration Issue

The U.S. Supreme Court won't take up an oil and gas company's bid to clear up whether a nonsignatory to an arbitration agreement may play the arbitration card, the justices said Tuesday.

Cosmetics Co. Accused Of Paying Manual Laborers Biweekly

A skincare and cosmetics chain does not pay its hourly workers wages every week as required by New York labor law, a former sales associate said in a proposed class action complaint filed in federal court.

Uber Tells Court To Disregard Pa. AG's Brief In Wage Suit

Uber urged a Pennsylvania federal court on Friday to disregard the state attorney general's amicus brief filed in a wage case that will decide whether UberBlack limo drivers are employees or independent contra... (more story)

Up Next At High Court: Deadlines, Delivery Drivers & Smog

The U.S. Supreme Court will be closed Monday for Presidents Day and will begin a short oral argument week on Tuesday, during which the justices will consider the deadlines for challenging a federal agency's ac... (more story)