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The U.S. Supreme Court's new term will kick off with arguments over whether mandatory arbitration agreements that force workers to sign away their class action rights are legal under federal labor law, and give the justices a chance to decide whether to tackle several other hot-button employment law issues, such as whether Title VII protects workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation. Here, Law360 looks at seven high court employment cases that are on attorneys’ radar.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission provided companies with a crash course in what to do — and what not to do — when it recently revealed that its electronic public document filing system had been hacked last year.
The International Trade Commission unanimously agreed with solar equipment manufacturers Suniva and SolarWorld on Friday that imports of foreign solar energy components had injured the U.S. industry, a finding that will allow President Donald Trump to decide whether to implement the first industrywide Global Safeguard tariff in 15 years.
The National Labor Relations Board ordered two Maryland demolition and environmental services companies to meet a Laborers’ International Union of North America unit at the bargaining table Thursday, saying they did not offer evidence to upset an August 2016 finding that they are joint employers.
Many finance and business professionals would rather give up the current tax system for writing off the cost of equipment and machinery than any other proposal to raise tax revenues in exchange for a lower corporate tax rate, according to the results of a KPMG LLP survey released Friday.