Labor & Employment

U.S. Supreme Court

6th Circuit botched contract law by favoring retiree benefits in ambiguous union pacts, SCOTUS says

Labor & Employment

Posner ruling tosses Social Security judges’ grievance claim, compares them to assembly line workers

Labor & Employment

Suit claims humiliation by Target store managers caused cashier’s suicide

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Civil Rights

Gender identity disorder should be protected by ADA, transgender plaintiff argues

U.S. Supreme Court

Fired air marshal can seek whistleblower protection for revealing security cuts, SCOTUS rules

Benefits/ERISA

Widow of longtime FedEx worker sues over denial of spouse’s pension benefits

Law Firms

Secretary’s suit says she was the only staffer who could handle the managing partner’s vulgarity

Law Firms

Law firm ripped up bloody carpet to hide sex assault by partner, ex-associate alleges at bias trial

First Amendment

State lawyer fired for anti-gay blog posts can’t collect unemployment pay, appeals court rules

Entertainment & Sports Law

Stock trader ejected from courtside seat in final seconds of Knicks game sues arena

Judiciary

Citing loss of judicial independence, Iowa judge takes early retirement

Law Firms

Ogletree Deakins opens new office in Milwaukee

Features

1915-1924: Wilson, women and war

Features

1935-1944: A New Deal

Privacy Law

Looking for a promotion or a new job? Secret statistical programs could doom or aid your chances

Law Firms

Cleary Gottlieb sued by former project lawyer for alleged racial bias in firing

Labor & Employment

Former judge loses suit claiming bias after disclosure of his affair with bailiff

Labor & Employment

Top state court OKs $151M jury verdict against Wal-Mart over off-the-clock work by employees

Corporate Law

Controversial American Apparel chief is fired after years of litigation against the company