High Court Could Reshape Employment Practices

Law360, New York (January 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may soon decide two important issues facing public and private sector employers.

In the first case, Engquist v. Oregon Dep’t of Agriculture, Case Number 07-474, the Court has granted certiorari on the question of whether public sector employees may use the “class-of-one theory” under the U.S. Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause to challenge adverse employment actions.

In the second case, Progress Energy, Inc. v. Taylor, Case Number 07-539, the Supreme Court may agree to consider the validity of private settlements that waive employee...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.