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Labor and Employment Law News

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Posted on: Oct 17, 2018

The following article catalogs some of Justice Kavanaugh's stances on employment-related issues, including labor relations, discrimination, and LGBTQ rights. While Kavanaugh's opinions reflect a tendency to resolve cases with a decidedly pro-business bent, it does point out there Kavanaugh may take a pro-employee stance when it comes to race discrimination cases.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court will begin its 2018-2019 Term with a docket full of cases significant to employers and businesses. Cases to watch involve questions on employment discrimination and class arbitration, among other things.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2018

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants or employees on the basis of their religion. As part of that protection, employers are expressly obligated to accommodate religious observances and practices, absent undue hardship.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2018

This post analyzes Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s most significant work-law opinions. Although several are already receiving attention and analysis – especially his dissent in a case that arose after a killer whale killed a trainer – Kavanaugh has drafted dozens of other opinions in labor and employment-discrimination cases.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2018

Class action lawsuits are being filed across the country on behalf of pizza delivery drivers who claim violations of the Federal Wage and Hour Laws. In essence, the plaintiff delivery drivers claim that the pizza franchises fail to reimburse them for car expenses, which reduces their net wages to below minimum wage.

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