A U.S. appeals court is slated to consider whether parties
can use a procedural rule to settle federal wage-and-hour
lawsuits without needing to get the court approval that is
A federal appeals court has thrown out a proposed class
action accusing Taco Bell Corp of violating California law by
requiring workers to remain on premises during their meal breaks
if they bought food from the chain using employee discounts.
A divided National Labor Relations Board has turned down a
union’s request to reconsider its decision in a case involving
Boeing Co that made it easier to defend workplace rules.
A broad coalition of advocacy groups have asked U.S.
workplace safety regulators to develop a federal rule to protect
workers from the health hazards of extreme heat, which has led
to more than 30 deaths a year since 1992.
A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a California
hospital must bargain with a union, upholding a preliminary
injunction requiring union-employer negotiations.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent landmark decision on union
fees has opened the door to legal challenges on public sector
unions’ authority to exclusively represent workers, a lynchpin
in the U.S. system of collective bargaining, labor law experts
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that unions are
not required to let members take notes when they inspect
collective bargaining agreements, throwing out a U.S. Labor
Department lawsuit against a hotel and food service workers
union in Boston.
A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that federal mine
safety regulators could consider above-ground factors when
gauging a mine operator’s compliance with a rule for emergency
Two restaurant industry groups have sued the U.S. Labor
Department to block an Obama-era rule requiring employers to
pay workers who rely on tips the full minimum wage
for untipped work like cleaning and setting tables if it takes
up more than 20 percent of their time.
A divided federal appeals court has ruled a Pennsylvania
corrections officers' union met its obligations under a National
Labor Relations Board order to provide backpay to five fired
business agents who had represented union members in