The National Labor Relations Board has called for amicus
briefs on whether it should eliminate a longstanding rule
barring union decertification elections for up to three years
after a collective bargaining agreement takes effect.
Two former employees of WeWork Companies accused the company
of race and sex discrimination in separate lawsuits on
Wednesday, following at least two similar complaints alleging
widespread bias against black and female workers at the
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) on Wednesday
issued a final rule that will allow federal employees to opt out
of union membership and paying dues at any time, rather than
during the brief annual window currently afforded to them.
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb on
Tuesday laid out a series of measures that regional agency
officials should take in order to safely conduct in-person union
elections amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday said
it has launched two six-month pilot programs designed to expand
the use of voluntary mediation and pre-suit conciliation.
A lawyer for a construction worker in a wage-and-hour case
has told a federal judge on Long Island that his client was
wrong to take screenshots of the defendants' deposition
conducted via Zoom and share them with a coworker, but that the
mishap does not warrant sanctions.
A divided federal appeals court on Monday refused to revive
a $775,000 jury award for a deaf former Costco Wholesale Corp
employee, agreeing with a judge that the company had taken
numerous reasonable steps to accommodate her disability.
The number of employment-related lawsuits stemming from the
coronavirus pandemic exploded in June, with claims involving
discrimination and employee leave emerging as the most common,
law firm Fisher Phillips said in a report on Monday.
A federal appeals court on Monday said a federal judge must
reconsider his decision that American Airlines Inc owes a pilot
backpay for a three-month period following his return from
A Disney subsidiary argues that the federal law banning
pregnancy discrimination in the workplace does not apply to a
male former employee who claims he was harassed and belittled
because his wife was pregnant.