65 ABA Journal Employers articles.
Mar 4, 2021 9:54 AM CST
Feb 26, 2021 11:34 AM CST
2nd Circuit won’t consider reinstating suit alleging refusal to hire felons amounts to hiring bias
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
What types of lawsuits were filed over COVID-19 in 2020?
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
Can businesses require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine?
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
Supreme Court will decide legality of work requirements for Medicaid recipients
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
Dec 4, 2020 2:08 PM CST
SCOTUS will decide whether allowing union access to property is unconstitutional taking
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether allowing union organizers to access private property for part of the year amounts to a physical taking of property that violates the Fifth Amendment.
Nov 16, 2020 12:10 PM CST
Gig economy companies hope to leverage their recent California ballot measure victory to usher in laws across the country classifying their workers as independent contractors, and some experts say they have the momentum to succeed on that front.
Nov 12, 2020 2:30 PM CST
Nov 3, 2020 1:56 PM CST
Are businesses liable to ill family members of workers who contract COVID-19?
Do businesses have an obligation to those who have never been at a worksite? Courts have split on the issue, which will likely be raised in new lawsuits alleging that negligence led workers to become ill and pass on the COVID-19 virus to family members.
Sep 28, 2020 9:54 AM CDT
Sep 21, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
Bill Gates Sr., lawyer and ABA Medal winner, dies at 94
Lawyer and 2009 ABA Medal winner Bill Gates Sr. has died at age 94. Gates was a name…
Sep 16, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
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