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Senior military officials will ask Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a six-month delay on a lift of the Defense Department’s ban on admissions of transgender service members, according to media reports.
The Fourth Circuit on Friday sided with former NFL linebacker Jesse Solomon, who is seeking higher disability benefits from the league's retirement plan for cognitive impairments resulting from head injuries, finding that the plan ignored evidence of when the player became disabled.
A subsidiary of oilfield services giant Schlumberger Ltd. has filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision that revived a suit over alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, arguing that without real harm, the case didn’t have standing.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday refused to reconsider its reversal of a National Labor Relations Board finding on how FedEx drivers should be categorized, cementing its March decision that the workers were independent contractors by the agency’s own standards.
Responding to a request by the Second Circuit to weigh in on the case of a deceased skydiving instructor who claimed he was fired over his homosexuality, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Friday that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited by Title VII.