76 ABA Journal Employees articles.
President Joe Biden’s plan to require businesses with more than 100 workers to require vaccinations or testing relies on a little-used provision of a 1970 law.
Sep 13, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
There’s a sense that implementing mandatory vaccine policies could be difficult for employers—particularly when employees are not seeking religious or medical accommodations and instead fall into the “I don’t want to” group.
Aug 19, 2021 1:30 PM CDT
A California regulation allowing union organizers to access private property of employers is a physical taking requiring just compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision Wednesday.
Jun 23, 2021 10:26 AM CDT
President Joe Biden has made clear that he wishes to make it easier for immigrants to live and work in the U.S.—and he’s connecting this to America’s ability to succeed.
Jun 22, 2021 1:01 PM CDT
Many companies require their employees and customers to resolve disputes through arbitration rather than in the courtroom. Now, Amazon is no longer one of them.
Jun 2, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
The New York law firm Siri & Glimstad is fighting mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations with litigation and warning letters dispatched to schools and employers.
Jun 1, 2021 9:06 AM CDT
Transgender employee failed to show discrimination in case against T-Mobile, appeals court says
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has dismissed claims brought by Elijah Anthony…
May 14, 2021 2:40 PM CDT
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that pandemic-related business closings and capacity limits can qualify as a “direct physical loss” to property that is covered by "business interruption" policies.
Mar 4, 2021 9:54 AM CST
Judges who were formerly prosecutors or corporate lawyers are more likely to rule against workers in employment disputes than judges with other backgrounds, according to a new study.
Feb 26, 2021 11:34 AM CST
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York has refused to consider reinstating a hiring-bias lawsuit claiming that a company’s ban on hiring convicted felons had a discriminatory impact on Black job applicants.
Feb 24, 2021 10:28 AM CST
Despite predictions made in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, lawsuits alleging that COVID-19 caused physical or economic harm were limited in 2020.
Jan 4, 2021 1:15 PM CST
When we look back at our most-read stories every year, there is usually a pretty eclectic mix. Our readers tend to like unusual headlines, lawyer discipline stories and legal education news. But this year’s most-read stories were fittingly more serious.
Dec 22, 2020 12:06 PM CST
2 federal inmates test positive for COVID-19 ahead of January executions
Cory Johnson and Dustin John Higgs, two federal prisoners who are scheduled to be executed on Jan. 14 and…
Dec 18, 2020 4:10 PM CST
Employment lawyers are beginning to field questions from employers about whether they can require workers to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
Dec 8, 2020 1:05 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lawfully authorized Arkansas and New Hampshire to test work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
Dec 7, 2020 10:02 AM CST
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