The reversal of constitutional abortion protections last term has court watchers wondering: Is affirmative action next? But the lawsuits against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina are far from the only blockbusters on the docket in what is likely to be another landslide term for conservatives. Here, Law360 breaks down five cases to watch.
The National Labor Relations Board said Friday that T-Mobile violated federal labor law by reprimanding a customer service representative who sent a mass work email touting a union drive, reversing course after the D.C. Circuit faulted an earlier board decision clearing the company.
In October, the Fifth Circuit will hear arguments on vaccine mandates and cyberstalking, the Ninth Circuit will examine the evolving boundaries of military benefits law and the U.S. Supreme Court will consider an affirmative action battle. Here, Law360 previews six upcoming arguments that employment discrimination practitioners should have on their radar.
A group of labor law professors and a coalition of worker advocacy groups urged the Second Circuit to strike down a challenge to a New York City law that provides just-cause job protections to some fast food workers.
The National Labor Relations Board on Friday tossed a bid to decertify a union at a western New York scrap metal recycling company, saying the company committed labor law violations that made workers see their... (more story)
A Puerto Rico hospital unlawfully cut about 350 workers' hours without negotiating with their union, the National Labor Relations Board ruled in an opinion that indicated two board members' openness to revisit... (more story)
The National Labor Relations Board said Friday that a unionized worker waited too long to accuse a Las Vegas production company of not employing him again because of his union activities, with dissenting membe... (more story)
The military aircraft manufacturer Bell Textron Inc. sued a United Auto Workers local in Texas federal court for challenging a former employee's exit from the company, saying the union agreed not to file griev... (more story)
A Colorado hospital violated the National Labor Relations Act by refusing to bargain with a nurses union, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Friday, ordering the hospital to begin negotiations but holdin... (more story)
Housekeepers at an Alaska Hilton hotel lost out on potential bonuses when the hotel underwent renovations that made it harder for the employees to exceed their work quotas, a split National Labor Relations Boa... (more story)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission wrapped up its fiscal year with a bang, filing over two dozen new discrimination lawsuits across the country over the past few days, against employers including... (more story)
Three CBD companies have urged the Second Circuit to uphold a lower court's ruling that tossed RICO claims brought by a former trucker who allegedly lost his job after consuming a product containing detectable... (more story)
A New York federal judge on Friday rejected a former Fox News co-host's push to pursue a sexual harassment case in court instead of arbitration, ruling that a #MeToo-era Empire State ban on mandatory arbitrati... (more story)
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares for the 2022-2023 term with a slate of new blockbuster cases, the fallout from last term's Dobbs decision and its leaked draft is still reverberating. And while pandemic-era ... (more story)
The Second Circuit is scheduled next week to consider an attempt by a group of former Berkeley College admissions office workers to revive their lawsuit claiming they were fired after they complained about a c... (more story)
The Eighth Circuit refused Friday to revive a suit from a Black nursing assistant who said he was fired for complaining about race bias, saying he hadn't rebutted his employer's claim that he had been fired fo... (more story)
In the coming week, attorneys should keep an eye out for a potential tossing of a proposed citizenship discrimination class action against Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc. Here's a look at that case and othe... (more story)
Redgrave LLP has asked a California federal judge to ax a suit from a former partner seeking to avoid arbitrating claims for unpaid bonuses and back pay, arguing that a separate suit the firm filed to force ar... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court's last term was considered by many to be the most consequential in a generation as the court's conservative justices delivered key victories on abortion and guns. But one quick glance at... (more story)
A group of 7-Eleven franchisees is asking a Massachusetts federal judge to finalize a ruling that the franchisees are independent contractors and not employees under state law so that they can quickly appeal the decision.
JPMorgan Chase fails to apply overtime multipliers to nondiscretionary bonuses it pays bank tellers, two workers alleged in a proposed class and collective action filed in New York federal court.
As the U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its October 2022 term, it's the perfect time to dive into the court's history. Law360 will try to stump you with this 10-question quiz about the court.
A former law school fundraising executive has slammed Rutgers University with a gender discrimination and equal pay lawsuit in New Jersey state court alleging she was improperly paid less than a male counterpa... (more story)
Two drivers must arbitrate their claims that a last-mile delivery company misclassified them as independent contractors and dodged providing them overtime pay, a Virginia federal judge ruled, saying that Massa... (more story)
Chicago-based accounting firm RSM US LLP has agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle allegations it improperly audited the financial statements of an LED lighting company that was accused of inflating its revenu... (more story)
A group of national corporations is hoping to take the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance network to court for conspiring to geographically divide coverage areas in order to decrease competition for employee health plans.
Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus has ignored the terms of a $145 million branding agreement by striking out on his own to design golf courses, make endorsements and negotiate with the Saudi-funded LIV Golf tour,... (more story)