Labor & Employment
3001 ABA Journal Labor & Employment articles.
A former disciplinary counsel in Tennessee says he was fired for the content of political tweets, rather than his conduct in the job.
Apr 7, 2021 11:31 AM CDT
A California appeals court has revived a lawsuit alleging that Drinker Biddle & Reath broke its promise to retain a lawyer as long as she "performed as an average associate."
Apr 6, 2021 11:02 AM CDT
Judge tosses last equal pay claim in suit against Jones Day
A federal judge on Wednesday tossed the last equal pay claim by the last plaintiff in the gender…
Apr 2, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
A former bankruptcy partner at Polsinelli claims that the firm denied him associate and administrative support, lowered his compensation, de-equitized his partnership, and replaced him with a younger, heterosexual woman, all because of his sexual orientation and age.
Apr 1, 2021 3:44 PM CDT
A law and psychiatry professor is alleging that she was fired by the Yale School of Medicine because of her critical comments about former President Donald Trump’s mental health and the likelihood that Alan Dershowitz had taken on “Trump’s symptoms by contagion.”
Mar 24, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
Go-to law schools are named
Columbia Law School is once again in the top spot on Law.com’s list of go-to law schools. The list ranks law schools that send the…
Mar 19, 2021 3:20 PM CDT
The Biden administration’s Department of Justice has changed positions in at least five cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, putting it on track to outpace reversals during the first full Supreme Court term under former President Donald Trump.
Mar 18, 2021 11:04 AM CDT
Senator wants to know whether FBI probe of Kavanaugh was ‘fake’
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland should help facilitate Senate oversight into whether the FBI conducted a “politically constrained and…
Mar 16, 2021 4:21 PM CDT
During my firm’s annual review meeting to discuss a tumultuous 2020, luckily, my phone rang. It was a law firm partner curious about the state of the lateral partner market.
Mar 16, 2021 9:37 AM CDT
Judge trims claims by ex-Morrison & Foerster lawyers
A magistrate judge is allowing two former lawyers at Morrison & Foerster to pursue punitive damages in their suit claiming that the…
Mar 15, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
Only 1 plaintiff remains in Jones Day pay-bias suit
Five of six former associates suing Jones Day for gender bias have dropped their claims. The move follows a decision…
Mar 12, 2021 2:56 PM CST
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has granted an en banc rehearing in a case in which the judge who wrote the majority opinion took umbrage at a dissenter’s quotation from Macbeth
Mar 11, 2021 10:07 AM CST
When Davis M. Walsh and Samuel L. Tarry began assembling Infectious Disease Litigation: Science, Law, and Procedure
, they had no idea a pandemic was soon going to make the topic more relevant than ever.
Mar 10, 2021 12:10 PM CST
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
A paralegal who refused to notarize an affidavit because she believed it contained false information can sue over her firing, a Connecticut appeals court has ruled.
Paralegal Helen Sieranski can…
Mar 3, 2021 11:40 AM CST
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