The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new standard for evaluating challenges to employer work rules as facially unlawful under Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), overruling a decision from 2017.
In a victory for parties seeking to compel arbitration, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a district court must stay the proceedings when a party seeks interlocutory appeal of an order denying a motion to compel arbitration.
The Supreme Court has broadened religious accommodations in a closely watched case, clarifying the Title VII undue hardship standard for employers.
Harassment doesn’t have to target a specific individual to be actionable under Title VII, a panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in a class action alleging sexual harassment.
Answering certified questions from the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court found that public policy precluded holding an employer liable where an employee’s spouse suffered from COVID-19 contracted from her husband via his job.
Jumping on the anti-noncompete bandwagon, the New York legislature has passed a measure banning noncompete agreements in the state.
In a highly anticipated ruling, the California Supreme Court has held that employees may still have standing to sue for Labor Code violations in a representative capacity, even when their individual claims have been compelled to arbitration.
A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will encourage forum shopping by enterprising plaintiffs, particularly to out-of-state jurisdictions where a defending business has few or no contacts.
The California Supreme Court has expanded whistleblower protections under state law, taking a broad reading of the term “disclosure.”
Adding to the growing commentary on artificial intelligence (AI) in the employment context, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a technical assistance document.