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N.C. Bottler To Pay $495K On Discrimination Claims
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLOTTE , N.C. — (AP) The second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola products in the United States has agreed to settle a racial discrimination case at its Charlotte distribution plant. The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. . . . Full version available... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Says Employment Law Case Belongs In District Court, Not Federal Circuit
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Dec. 10 that a federal employee claiming that an agency action appealable to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) violates an antidiscrimination statute in 5 U.S. Code Section... Read More

Split U.S. Supreme Court Says Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Are Not Owed Overtime
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A pharmaceutical sales representative, or detailer, falls under the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) definition of an "outside salesman" and is not owed overtime compensation, a split U.S. Supreme Court... Read More