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Littler Mendelson on Employment Law Class Actions, Second Edition, Just Released
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Written by the attorneys of Littler's Class Action Practice Group, Employment Law Class Actions provides a comprehensive review of the strategic, procedural and legal issues that arise in such matters. The Second Edition includes an extensive expansion... Read More

16 AGs Weight In On NLRB's Lawsuit Against Boeing
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. - (AP) Attorneys general in 16 states weighed in Thursday on a federal lawsuit filed by the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that its complaint against Boeing Co. for building a South Carolina assembly plant hurts states' abilities... Read More

NLRB Will Sue Arizona, South Dakota Over Union Laws
Posted on 26 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The National Labor Relations Board says it will move ahead with lawsuits seeking to invalidate state constitutional amendments in Arizona and South Dakota that require workers to hold secret ballot elections before a company can... Read More

Feds Settle Case Of Woman Fired Over Facebook Site
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Employers should think twice before trying to restrict workers from talking about their jobs on Facebook or other social media. That's the message the government sent on Monday as it settled a closely watched lawsuit against... Read More

Split Supreme Court: NLRB Must Have At Least 3 Members For Ruling
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The National Labor Relations Board must maintain a membership of at least three members to exercise any authority delegated by the full board, a closely divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 17 ( New Process Steel, L... Read More

Abbey Spanier LLP: California Court Chips Away At Employees' Right To Bring Class Actions
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Abbey Spanier

Recently we posted in NLRB Finds Class Action Litigation Protected Activity Under NLRA that employees' right to pursue litigation collectively in a class action had been upheld by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Unfortunately, although... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court: No Stay In Union Dispute Despite Questions Over NLRB Quorum
Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 6 denied an application for a stay filed by a Connecticut nursing home company in a suit over a union strike in light of questions over the legitimacy of 2012 appointments to the National... Read More

Abbey Spanier LLP: 3rd Circuit Joins 7th, 9th Circuits Holding That Federal Common Law Standard For Successor Liability Applies To FLSA Claims
Posted on 9 Apr 2014 by Abbey Spanier

Last week, the Third Circuit issued a precedential decision holding that the federal common law standard for successor liability is applicable to claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act [ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers ... Read More

Williams Mullen: D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals Pushes Back At NLRB, President Obama
Posted on 28 Jan 2013 by Williams Mullen

By David C. Burton Once again the National Labor Relations Board has been found to have issued a decision without the statutorily mandated three member quorum. On January 25, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found... Read More

Emergency Application Filed With U.S. High Court Seeking To Halt NLRB Actions
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) CSC Holdings LLC and its direct subsidiary Cablevision Systems New York City Corp. filed an emergency application with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on July 1 seeking to halt National Labor Relations Board... Read More

Chief Justice Denies Request To Shut Down NLRB
Posted on 3 Jul 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on July 2 denied an emergency application filed a day earlier seeking to halt National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings pending a decision on the dispute... Read More

High Court Agrees To Hear Appeal Of NLRB Quorum Dispute
Posted on 24 Jun 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 agreed to decide whether President Obama's "recess" appointments of three members to the National Labor Relations Board in 2012 should be upheld ( National Labor Relations... Read More

D.C. Circuit: Labor Board Lacked Quorum In February 2012
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 25 declined to enforce a National Labor Relations Board ruling that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by refusing to reduce an... Read More