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Daniel Wiessner

Amazon again loses bid for SCOTUS review on FAA exemption

Jun 21 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Amazon.com Inc's second bid for review of a ruling that said the company's "last mile" delivery drivers were exempt from having to arbitrate claims that they were misclassified as independent contractors.

Insurance co's VP can be deposed in ADA bias case - 11th Circuit

Jun 21 2021

A U.S. appeals court on Monday said a former "employee of the year" at an Alabama-based insurance company should have been able to depose its executive vice president in her disability discrimination case, and revived her lawsuit.

D.C. Circ nixes challenge to credible-fear asylum interview policies

Jun 18 2021

A U.S. appeals court on Friday tossed out a challenge to various policies the federal government has implemented for interviewing asylum applicants, saying courts have no power to review most of them because they are unwritten.

Week Ahead in Employment: June 21, 2021

Jun 18 2021

Here are some upcoming events of interest to the employment law community. Unless otherwise noted, all times are local, and court appearances are virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Week Ahead in Immigration: June 21, 2021

Jun 18 2021

Here are some upcoming events of interest to the immigration law community. Unless otherwise noted, all times are local, and court appearances are virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mistrial declared in case over GEO Group's $1-a-day detainee pay

Jun 18 2021

A federal judge in Washington has declared a mistrial in a challenge to GEO Group Inc's practice of paying immigrant detainees who participate in a work program $1 a day, after a jury deadlocked during three days of deliberations.

Calif. AG: employers' agents can be liable for discrimination

Jun 17 2021

California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rule that a state law barring employers from asking job applicants intrusive medical questions extends to pre-employment screening agencies, and that a federal judge was wrong to rule otherwise.

O'Reilly Auto is latest employer sued over COVID screening pay

Jun 17 2021

O'Reilly Auto Enterprises LLC has been hit with a proposed nationwide class action claiming the retailer should have paid workers at its 28 U.S. distribution centers for time they spent each day in COVID-19 screenings and security checks.

Union's challenge to Trump impeachment memo is moot: 4th Circuit

Jun 11 2021

A U.S. appeals court on Friday said the largest union representing federal employees cannot challenge a now-withdrawn memo that barred federal workers from advocating for or against former President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Week Ahead in Immigration: June 14, 2021

Jun 11 2021

Here are some upcoming events of interest to the immigration law community. Unless otherwise noted, all times are local, and court appearances are virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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