A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said an arbitrator properly
found that an apprentice with elevator manufacturer Kone Inc had
to be reimbursed for travel expenses covered by a collective
bargaining agreement even though he was not a member of the
A trucking trade group has appealed a decision tossing out
its claims that a test created by California's top court making
it easier to prove workers are a company's employees and not
independent contractors cannot be applied to truck drivers.
A federal judge in Washington D.C. on Tuesday criticized the
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for not being ready to
collect pay data broken down by sex and race that larger
companies must submit under an Obama-era rule.
The United Auto Workers union is giving up its bid to force
Volkswagen Group of America Inc to bargain with a group of
skilled trade workers at its Chattanooga, Tennessee vehicle
plant as it seeks to unionize all the workers at the factory.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday is set to consider whether
women who sue under the federal law banning workplace
discrimination because they are paid less than their male
coworkers must prove they performed "equal work" to their
higher-paid male colleagues.
One of the largest unions representing federal workers has
asked a U.S. judge to reject the government's bid to toss out
its challenge to a law allowing federal agencies to require some
employees to work without pay during government shutdowns.
A group of Volkswagen employees has launched a bid to
unionize 1,700 workers at a Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly
plant, after the United Auto Workers union lost a high-profile
election there five years ago.
Amazon.com Inc, T-Mobile US Inc and Cox Communications Inc
have told a federal judge that a lawsuit claiming they blocked
older people from seeing job ads posted on Facebook must be
dismissed after the social media giant's recent settlement of
similar claims about targeting ads in a discriminatory way.
By Daniel Wiessner
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted along party lines to confirm
Cheryl Stanton, a former Bush administration lawyer and Ogletree
Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart shareholder, to run the U.S.
Department of Labor office that enforces wage-and-hour laws.
The number of discrimination complaints that workers filed
with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission declined
sharply last year even as sexual harassment and equal pay claims
surged in the wake of the #MeToo movement, according to data