Labor & Employment
2955 ABA Journal Labor & Employment articles.
The National Labor Relations Board is seeking briefs on whether it should limit union workers’ right to use Scabby the giant inflatable rat at some protests over the use of…
Oct 30, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
A former associate general counsel at Goldman Sachs has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was fired after trying to speak up about sexual misconduct by a company lawyer and then complaining when he retaliated against her.
Oct 29, 2020 11:33 AM CDT
A federal judge in Manhattan has ruled that a Black former associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell can pursue a retaliation claim against three partners, but many of his other racial bias claims were inadequate.
Oct 27, 2020 1:36 PM CDT
A federal judge in New Jersey has mostly dismissed a lawsuit by a former legal assistant at Fox Rothschild, who claimed that a now-fired lawyer tried to sexually assault her.
Oct 23, 2020 12:24 PM CDT
Sidley Austin has agreed to improve its tracking of demographic statistics on summer associate applicants, associate bonuses and staff member promotions to settle allegations that it failed to adequately collect the data.
Oct 8, 2020 10:09 AM CDT
Locke Lord has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that a predecessor law firm discriminated against 22 female associates by paying them lower bonuses than their male colleagues.
Oct 6, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
“People who violate the norms get punished. Whether that is demanding equal pay, demanding to get the same quality of work as a nonminority or demanding to be spoken to with dignity, norm violators get punished. And for too long, women were expected to sit down, be quiet and follow the lead of men,” says Fitzgerald Bramwell, a Chicago litigator.
Oct 1, 2020 3:30 AM CDT
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
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Carolyn Elefant
, an attorney who focuses her practice on energy and environmental matters and the author of several books, including Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be
Sep 25, 2020 9:58 AM CDT
Facebook, militia groups and Kyle Rittenhouse sued
The partner of Anthony Huber, a man killed in Kenosha, Wisconsin, protests, is among four plaintiffs suing Facebook, militia groups and Kyle Rittenhouse,…
Sep 24, 2020 3:49 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a suit claiming that a company’s refusal to hire convicted felons has a discriminatory impact on Black applicants because they are arrested and incarcerated at higher rates than their proportion of the population.
Sep 22, 2020 10:24 AM CDT
A Cuban American judge who fought to keep a Cuban boy in the United States is said to be a top contender for the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 21, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
Considered one of the top contenders for a U.S. Supreme Court nomination, U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett is known as a conservative who shows a strong deference to religious values.
Sep 21, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
Backup driver for self-driving car is charged after crash death
A backup driver for an Uber self-driving test vehicle has been charged with negligent homicide for a March 2018 crash…
Sep 18, 2020 3:01 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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