• EEOC’s Port Authority suit tossed by circuit judge

    According to the appeals court, the EEOC did not demonstrate effectively that male and female attorneys in the case performed jobs of “substantially equal” value, which is the perquisite for cases brought under the Equal Pay Act.

  • Labor & Employment Digest: October 2014

    This month we hear from attorneys on the NLRB's 2012 arbitration agreement ruling in action, as well as what growing protection for transgender workers and whistleblowers means for your organization's policies.

  • Labor & Employment Digest: October 2014

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), as well as state and federal agencies, are on top of employers that violate the tenants of a safe and fair workplace.

  • Tips for effective and enforceable severance agreements

    By suppressing the urge to go overboard in imposing restrictions, companies can still obtaining meaning post-employment covenants from departing employees.

  • Labor & Employment Digest: September 2014

    July saw updates to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines surrounding the treatment of pregnant women as well as Executive Orders from the Obama Administration.

  • Fifty years of evolving risk

    On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. In particular, Title VII of the Act, which focused on discrimination by employers with at least 15 employees, provided workers with new...

  • How can a business survive a shift in joint employer standard?

    How does a business decide whether to embrace employment or continue outsourcing with additional protection? It requires segmenting based on the possibility of downstream legal liability.

  • The 4 biggest labor and employment stories of July

    Due in large part to how intimately connected we are to our jobs, developments in labor and employment law often affect us in ways that may not be immediately obvious.

  • Littler survey indicates despondent employees increasingly willing to sue

    Among the information gleaned from the survey, the team at Littler learned how current economic conditions impacted the workforce. While the recession undoubtedly affected workers, as the United States increasingly distances itself from the events of the financial meltdown, worker disenchantment appears to be paradoxically increasing.

  • Labor & Employment Digest: August 2014

    In a practice area with as much individuality as labor and employment law, the voices of law firms inject the kind of color, insight and expertise that provide inside counsel and other legal professionals with a cornerstone of true understanding.

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