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  • May 25, 2018

    Southwest Can't Duck Customer Service Reps' FLSA Claims

    A New Mexico federal judge on Friday refused to toss most of a hybrid class and collective action accusing Southwest Airlines of not paying customer service representatives for all hours worked, saying that an analysis of their job duties is first needed to determine whether a Fair Labor Standards Act exception for air carriers applies.

  • May 25, 2018

    Boston Globe Sues Ex-Staffer Who Made #MeToo Accusation

    The Boston Globe LLC sued a former editor for one of its websites in Massachusetts state court on Friday, seeking a court order to force the woman to provide information about an inappropriate text message she publicly claimed was sent by the venerable paper’s editor.

  • May 25, 2018

    DC Circ. Won't Review NLRB Decision In XPO Union Case

    A D.C. Circuit panel on Friday denied XPO Logistics Freight Inc.'s bid for review of a National Labor Relations Board finding that the company violated federal labor law when it refused to bargain with a Teamsters local after workers at one of its facilities voted to join the union.

  • May 25, 2018

    7th Circ. Nixes Suit Over NHL Player's Death

    A Seventh Circuit panel Friday affirmed the dismissal of a wrongful death lawsuit the parents of deceased ice hockey player Derek Boogaard brought against the NHL, finding the lower court rightly tossed the suit after the family did not respond to one of the NHL’s arguments.

  • May 25, 2018

    Trump Limits Union Time, Job Protections For Fed. Workers

    President Donald Trump signed three executive orders Friday regarding federal employees, moving to reduce spending on publicly funded union activities and requiring agencies to negotiate “better” union contracts in a more efficient manner, as well as making it easier to fire workers.

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