Labor And Employment Cases To Watch In 2016

By Aaron Vehling (December 24, 2015, 8:38 PM EST) -- Employers and workers in 2016 will be keeping a close eye on cases that could strengthen private-sector unions while chipping away at public ones, change how classes are certified, and increase the number of workers covered by minimum wage and overtime protections. 

Here are the cases employment lawyers will be watching:

Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo et al.

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether courts can certify class and collective actions that cover uninjured members, in a battle that attorneys say could affect the size of classes bringing Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, Equal Pay Act...

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