The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has passed on an opportunity to fix the so-called McGill problem in California, affirming the denial of a motion to compel arbitration of a claim for public injunctive relief in Blair v. Rent-A-Center and two companion cases.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been busy the past few weeks.
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII’s charge-filing precondition to suit is not a jurisdictional requirement and is instead a procedural prescription that is subject to forfeiture, refusing to permit an employer to use the plaintiff’s alleged failure to ...
States have recently enacted new employment-related laws on issues ranging from flexible leave to marijuana testing.
An employee’s error with regard to the name of his employer when he filed a charge of discrimination was not fatal to his age discrimination claim, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit held.
The reverberations of the California Supreme Court’s April 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court continue for employers in the state.
By continuing to work for a company, the plaintiff impliedly accepted an arbitration agreement, a California appellate panel has ruled, reversing the denial of a motion to compel arbitration.
In a new Advice Memorandum, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) declared that Uber drivers are independent contractors and not employees.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider a trio of cases addressing sexual orientation discrimination next term, answering two contested questions that have split the courts.
Discriminatory animus cannot be inferred simply because a 62-year-old employee was replaced by a 36-year-old worker for a new position that was inferior to the plaintiff’s previous job, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ruled.