A nearly enacted New York City law would require businesses to conduct bias audits before using automated hiring tools and notify city-based applicants about how the technology works. The proposed legislation raises tricky compliance questions, and foreshadows what similar laws elsewhere might look like, attorneys say.
The U.S. Department of Labor finalized its minimum wage boost for federal contract workers and proposed changes to how wage rates are calculated for foreign guest agricultural workers. Here, Law360 looks at recent wage and hour developments involving the DOL.
The proper metric for determining sex-based wage discrimination under federal law is the underlying pay rate for employees, not the employees' total wages, the Fourth Circuit said Friday in an opinion that referenced a friend-of-the-court brief by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Browning-Ferris Industries on Friday defended a National Labor Relations Board ruling that it did not jointly employ contract workers at its California plant, disputing a union's argument that the board had to... (more story)
A nearly two-month strike is set to come to an end at four Kellogg Co. cereal plants after management and workers represented by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Unio... (more story)
The National Labor Relations Board's top prosecutor has asked the board to return to an Obama-era standard for deferring to arbitration decisions related to unfair labor practice cases, while seeking to keep i... (more story)
A Pennsylvania mass transit operator, the commonwealth's banking regulator and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela are among the entities in December seeking the Third Circuit's input on such issues as thorny... (more story)
Two rail unions asked an Illinois federal judge to stop BNSF Railway Co. from enforcing its vaccine mandate, saying the company violated federal labor law by not bargaining with the unions over the unilateral ... (more story)
Kroger has told an Arkansas federal judge that an employee in a Little Rock store doesn't have a leg to stand on in his suit accusing the grocer of denying him health care benefits and breaking a promise to re... (more story)
A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled that a Long Island hotel lawfully withdrew recognition of its employee union after a group of workers submitted a petition expressing it wanted to dissolve, despite... (more story)
The U.S. Department of Justice asked a Kentucky federal judge on Friday evening to hold off blocking President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors while it appeals the order, saying th... (more story)
A California judge Friday denied the state's motion for judgment on all claims after a group of taxpayers rested its case in a bench trial challenging a law requiring publicly held corporations to place a mini... (more story)
The NBA's Portland Trail Blazers said Friday they have fired General Manager and President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey after an O'Melveny & Myers LLP workplace misconduct investigation found that he v... (more story)
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's history of tough talk about workplace harassment and the power he yielded as the Empire State's chief executive likely contributed to him landing in the U.S. Department of J... (more story)
A Louisiana State University employee who says she was retaliated against for reporting sex-harassment allegations against a former football coach waited too long to bring the bulk of her civil racketeering cl... (more story)
A Rhode Island fabric maker has settled a seven-year-long case with a graduate student over allegations that it violated state law by denying the student a paid summer internship because she was a medical mari... (more story)
American Airlines and a class of pilots alleging the company shorted military reserve pilots on benefits have jointly requested that a Pennsylvania federal court approve a subpoena for documents from the U.S. ... (more story)
A California gas station cashier filed a proposed class action against his employer claiming the company did not provide extra pay when he had to skip meal and rest breaks because he was too busy doing his job... (more story)
A group of drivers can pursue their claims as a collective in their suit alleging that a Kentucky trucking company failed to pay them overtime, after a federal judge found Friday that the group showed they all... (more story)
The full Eleventh Circuit won't reexamine a split panel decision that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement contractor that organizes deportation flights needed to include meal breaks in its aviation secu... (more story)
An oil and gas driller was hit with a proposed collective action on Friday in West Virginia federal court alleging it illegally deprived employees of overtime pay by designating independent contractors as day rate workers.
A former Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele LLP legal assistant has asked a Tennessee federal judge to preserve claims that the firm illegally fired her instead of accommodating her disability- and pandemic-related... (more story)
A truck driver for a Pennsylvania concrete company filed a proposed class action Thursday in federal court, alleging the company failed to pay drivers for the full time it took to complete mandatory pre- and p... (more story)
SkyWest urged a California federal judge not to grant class certification in a suit from two former flight attendants claiming they were not provided with meal and rest breaks, saying the proposed class requir... (more story)
The U.S. legal sector added 2,700 jobs in November, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor on Friday, continuing a steady increase in employment this year despite questions raised late in t... (more story)
Two former employees of California Pizza Kitchen Inc. are at risk of fraud and identity theft after a cyberattack that exposed the Social Security numbers of more than 100,000 people, a new suit filed in Calif... (more story)
Netflix has lost its bid to overturn a lower court injunction barring the streaming giant from poaching Fox executives with fixed-term contracts, after a California appellate court panel unanimously affirmed the decision.