The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has urged a federal appeals
court to rule that hundreds of Facebook Inc advertising sales
workers who signed arbitration agreements should not be given
notice of a collective action accusing the social media giant of
improperly denying them overtime pay.
U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's resignation on
Friday passed the reins of the Department of Labor to his top
deputy, Patrick Pizzella, a former lobbyist and DOL official
during the George W. Bush Administration, who some experts said
is viewed more favorably than Acosta by the business community.
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a state law
banning workplace discrimination against the disabled provides
protections for obese people, after business groups warned the
court such a ruling could lead to a flood of new lawsuits.
A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday declined to dismiss
sex discrimination claims by a former top lawyer for Mitsubishi
Chemical Holdings America Inc who says she was denied a
promotion to general counsel because of her sex and fired for
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived discrimination
claims by a Florida school district worker who says his
supervisor routinely made derogatory comments about him because
he is Puerto Rican.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday agreed with the National
Labor Relations Board that a Michigan crane-rental company
violated federal labor law by firing a group of workers whose
union was pushing for exclusive rights to perform certain jobs
at the firm.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said claims by the former
chief executive of Safelite Group Inc that the glass-repair
company's deferred compensation plan caused him to incur tax
penalties are preempted by the federal law governing employee
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday said the National Labor
Relations Board must reconsider Temple University Hospital's
claims that its ties to the university and the state of
Pennsylvania place it out of reach of the agency's jurisdiction.
A conservative group has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to
take up its case claiming that two Massachusetts unions violated
teachers' constitutional rights by forcing them to choose
between becoming union members and paying dues or having no say
in the collective bargaining process.
The commission on July 2 updated its website to provide more
information about new pay-data reporting requirements, ahead of
a September 30 filing deadline for employers. The EEOC in 2016
adopted a rule requiring larger employers to report pay data
broken down by sex and race, but the Trump administration
blocked the rule the following a year. In March, a federal judge
in Washington D.C. said the White House did not follow the
proper administrative procedures and revived the requirements,
which business groups say are burdensome and will not help
address discriminatory pay gaps as intended.