The U.S. Department of Labor urged the Second Circuit to rule that contract language requiring workers to pay for employers' attorney fees in the event of an arbitral defeat runs afoul of the Fair Labor Standards Act and cannot be enforced.
A Christian nonprofit violated state and federal law when it refused to hire a customer service representative because she was in a same-sex marriage, a Washington federal judge said Tuesday, ruling the job wasn't religious enough to be exempt from civil rights law.
A National Labor Relations Board official dismissed unfair labor practice charges accusing Tesla of terminating workers at a factory in Buffalo, New York, according to copies of dismissal letters obtained by Law360 on Tuesday, while finding merit to other claims of federal labor law violations.
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A worker backed by the National Right to Work Foundation's legal arm is looking to oust a union from a Los Angeles-area Medieval Times whose management has been accused of pressuring workers to withdraw from the union.
Starbucks violated the National Labor Relations Act when it fired two union supporters, told one of them to stop wearing her union T-shirt and removed union flyers from a Portland, Oregon, cafe, a National Lab... (more story)
Starbucks didn't require a worker in Southern California to listen to an anti-union speech at the end of her performance review, but if it had, that would have been legal, the National Labor Relations Board ru... (more story)
An attorney who pursued an unsuccessful race bias suit on behalf of a fired UPS worker urged a Florida federal judge to reject a Teamsters local's push to make him shoulder part of its attorney fees, calling t... (more story)
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A Teamsters local's bid to arbitrate its grievance claiming Mondelez Global outsourced bargaining unit work can move forward, an Oregon federal judge determined, rejecting the snack giant's argument that the d... (more story)
A former Fox News employee's suit claiming he was sexually assaulted by a former executive producer of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" was moved from New York state court to federal court, according to a notice.
A Texas federal judge granted Texas A&M University a win in a former lecturer's lawsuit, saying Tuesday she failed to show that she was terminated because she's an Iranian woman and not because of budget restrictions.
The Sixth Circuit backed the dismissal of a former physics instructor's suit claiming that the University of Dayton used the COVID-19 pandemic as a cover to nix his contract because he was Chinese, ruling he d... (more story)
The Eleventh Circuit declined Tuesday to reinstate a case brought by charter school workers who said Black teachers were fired and their school was forced to close by a Florida school district, calling the sui... (more story)
A former New Jersey Superior Court judge will soon get internal affairs records for the Woodbridge Police Department officers she has accused of racial bias, false arrest and malicious prosecution, as a federa... (more story)
A Pennsylvania man suffering from eye issues and kidney disease says he was demoted upon his employer, thermoplastics company Sekisui Kydex LLC, learning of his medical cannabis use and then fired while on med... (more story)
Attorneys for award-winning sports journalist Jim Trotter have responded to the National Footbal League's plan to file a motion to dismiss his racial discrimination and retaliation lawsuit, penning a letter ca... (more story)
Walmart misclassifies its app-based delivery workers as independent contractors and fails to provide them the guaranteed wages, breaks and benefits owed to employees, a worker alleged in a proposed class actio... (more story)
A real estate brokerage operator will pay $3 million to end a suit in California federal court alleging it misclassified agents as independent contractors and cheated them out of overtime after a federal judge... (more story)
A North Carolina federal judge barred Citrix from communicating with employees about a $5.9 million overtime settlement after the workers' counsel asked for a protective order, agreeing that Citrix's human res... (more story)
Farmworkers and a farm labor contractor told a California federal judge they agreed to settle the workers' class action accusing the contractor of failing to pay them during rest breaks.
Warehouse operator Penske Logistics' production quotas compelled workers to start working early without pay and push through mandatory meal breaks, an ex-employee alleged in a proposed class action filed in Ca... (more story)
The owner of a Detroit senior home care company will spend time behind bars after repeatedly flouting court orders to turn over time and pay records requested by the U.S. Department of Labor during a wage inve... (more story)
Workers who delivered baked goods for Flowers Foods and two subsidiaries told the U.S. Supreme Court that the companies' petition to the high court to review a First Circuit decision denying them arbitration s... (more story)
A California federal judge has tossed a Colorado biotechnology company's counterclaims alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation by a co-founder and technology chief of another firm it acquired for $35 mi... (more story)
A former employee of ex-NFL player Chadwick Brown's reptile shipping company got another chance to sue him for breach of contract and other claims, alleging in a new complaint that she was forced to satisfy Br... (more story)
A Sixth Circuit panel majority on Tuesday affirmed a Kentucky federal jury's verdict convicting two restaurateurs of harboring immigrants who were living in the country without legal permission, rejecting the ... (more story)