The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed a rule designating E-Verify as the electronic employment eligibility verification system all federal contractors would be required to use under a recent order signed by President Bush.
A labor union that represents 3,000 workers of bankrupt auto supplier Plastech Engineered Products Inc. is one of more than a dozen parties that filed objections Wednesday in response to Plastech's bid for court approval of a plan to sell off key assets.
Bratz inventor Carter Bryant's credibility was called into question after it came to light Tuesday that the former Mattel Inc. employee had run a computer program to wipe data from his hard drive before handing it over for discovery in the intellectual property dispute brought by the Barbie manufacturer.
A federal appeals court has thrown out a challenge to the U.S. military's “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” policy, creating a split between circuit courts.
The 60-million-member European Trade Union Confederation hailed a European Union agreement on Tuesday to treat temporary workers as permanent employees from the first day of assignment but said stronger protections are needed to enforce the maximum 48-hour workweek.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC has been hit with a malpractice suit by a New Hampshire-based information technology company that accuses the law firm of failing to provide proper advice in defense of an employment suit.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that the retailer failed to accommodate a longtime pharmacy technician who was disabled by a gunshot wound.
Labor and employment attorney Brian Sullivan has moved from Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP to Epstein Becker & Green PC, continuing the firm's expansion in one of its five core practice areas.
Jones Day has added a global equity and executive compensation specialist to its ranks, luring Robert G. Marshall II to its San Francisco office after almost 10 years at Baker & McKenzie.
A federal judge has given a boost to loan processors who are suing Wells Fargo & Co.'s home mortgage unit over alleged failure to pay overtime, allowing them to expand their proposed class to include a wider range of employees.
The Blue Man Group will have to update its repertoire of paint-splattered drumming and mass marshmallow consumption to include union negotiations, a federal appeals court has ruled.
A federal judge has ruled that a class of information technology workers in California was exempt from state wage-and-hour laws and has granted summary judgment to Electronic Data Systems Corporation.
Allstate Insurance Co. has failed in its bid to overturn a federal judge's ruling in favor of employees who alleged age bias, with an appeals court finding that a case of disparate treatment had been made on its face and the lawsuit could proceed.
The U.S. Supreme Court has invited the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of the Solicitor General to weigh in on a long-running court battle between AK Steel Holding Corp. and its retirees over claims that the company miscalculated employee pension benefits to the tune of $46.2 million.
A Montana-based union representing former pilots and dispatchers of defunct air carrier Big Sky Transportation Co. have sued Mair Holdings Inc., alleging that Mair didn't live up to the terms of a 2001 employment contract.
Comcast of Houston LLC will pay $50,000 to settle an allegation from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Public employees do not have a constitutional right under the equal protection clause to challenge arbitrary employment decisions, because the government is granted more discretion in its role as an employer than as a regulator, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday.
The judge in a putative collective action that accuses CitiFinancial Inc. of failing to pay overtime to its financial service representatives has pared down the plaintiff's case, ruling that the federal and state law claims at issue are inherently incompatible.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to weigh in on the so-called donning and doffing debate, leaving the increasingly contentious wage-and-hour issue unresolved by the nation's divided circuit courts.
An AT&T Corp. pension plan facing a multimillion-dollar judgment in a class action over reductions in employee pensions won't be taking its case before the U.S. Supreme Court.