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Questioning worker about 'union stuff' did not violate NLRA - 2nd Circuit

24 Jun 2019

A U.S. appeals court on Monday said the vice president of a Connecticut food distributor did not violate federal labor law when he inquired about an employee's involvement in a union organizing campaign, disagreeing with the National Labor Relations Board.

Trade groups' challenge to LAX labor rule turned away by Supreme Court

24 Jun 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a bid by trade groups to revive their challenge to a labor rule at Los Angeles International Airport that they claim unfairly favors unions.

D.C. Circuit revives federal worker union's claims over massive data breach

22 Jun 2019

A U.S. appeals court on Friday revived claims by the largest union for federal employees that the federal government's lapses in cybersecurity allowed hackers to steal the personal data of millions of workers and job applicants.

Uber's classification of drivers may violate Calif. antitrust law - judge

22 Jun 2019

A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that Uber Technologies Inc's treatment of drivers as independent contractors rather than employees could significantly harm competition and may violate California antitrust law.

Courts can't review fee awards in FLSA settlements- 8th Circuit

20 Jun 2019

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said federal judges do not have the authority to review attorney fee provisions in settlements of wage-and-hour claims under federal law.

Judge tosses claims that insurer violated ERISA by keeping Valeant stock

20 Jun 2019

A federal judge in Nebraska has granted insurer National Indemnity Co's bid to toss out a proposed class action claiming it should have dumped employee retirement plan investments in a mutual fund that was a major shareholder of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc before the drugmaker's stock plummeted during a federal investigation.

Five NY1 news reporters accuse Charter of sex, age bias

20 Jun 2019

Charter Communications Inc on Wednesday was hit with a lawsuit by five female reporters for popular New York City news station NY1 who claim they have been deprived of on-air time and high-profile assignments because of their sex and age.

SCOTUS could hear trade groups' challenge to LAX 'labor peace' rule

20 Jun 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to take up a challenge by airline trade groups to a labor rule at Los Angeles International Airport that they say unfairly favors unions.

Full 11th Circuit will review Kia's firing of HR worker

19 Jun 2019

Kia Motors Corp has won a bid for a federal appeals court to reconsider its recent ruling that said the automaker's firing of a human resources employee who it believed had helped a coworker file a discrimination complaint was illegal.

Jones Day says former partner has settled sex bias lawsuit

19 Jun 2019

A former Jones Day partner in California has agreed to drop her sex discrimination lawsuit against the firm in exchange for the return of her capital contributions, the firm said on Monday.

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