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Employment Alert: EEOC Claims U.S. Steel's Alcohol Testing Policy Violates ADA
Posted on 8 Dec 2010 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On September 30, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against the U.S. Steel Corporation and the United Steelworkers of America, Local 1557, claiming that U.S. Steel's random alcohol testing policy, authorized under... Read More

NLRB Told to Follow its Precedent or Explain Why
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Martha J. Zackin

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently joined other courts in reining in the efforts of federal agencies to legislate by administrative action. Specifically, in E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company v. NLRB , the... Read More

Summary of the EEOC’s Final Regulations for the ADAAA – What Companies Should Know (Part One)
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by Ashley Kasarjian

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (referred to as the ADAAA or the Amendments Act), providing further interpretive guidance for the statutory amendments... Read More

Collective bargaining and the Michigan Constitution: Proposal 2
Posted on 24 Oct 2012 by John Holmquist

Michigan voters will be faced with a number of proposals to amend the state's constitution. One of these is Proposal 2 which is being pitched as a means to prevent any "right to work" legislation from being enacted. TV commercials in support... Read More

Does CBA Arbitration Clause Preclude Statutory Discrimination Lawsuit? - COTW #114
Posted on 26 Oct 2012 by Philip Miles

The Case of the Week comes to us from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Harrell v. Kellogg Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 128970 (E.D. Pa. Sept. 10, 2012) [ enhanced version available to Lexis.com subscribers ]. The plaintiff filed racial discrimination... Read More

Employment Alert: EEOC Claims U.S. Steel's Alcohol Testing Policy Violates ADA
Posted on 8 Dec 2010 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On September 30, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against the U.S. Steel Corporation and the United Steelworkers of America, Local 1557, claiming that U.S. Steel's random alcohol testing policy, authorized under... Read More