LexisNexisOverview: Former employee's claim that an arbitration
agreement was unconscionable did not specifically challenge a provision that
delegated to the arbitrator the authority to decide whether the agreement was
enforceable; the delegation provision therefore was treated as valid under...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A mandatory questionnaire
for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) employees is not only
reasonable in light of the federal government's interests but subject to
substantial protections against disclosure, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this
By Joseph U. Leonoro
In March of this year, I wrote about a recent decision from the United States
Supreme Court - Staub v. Proctor Hospital - addressing the "cat's paw"
theory of liability in employment discrimination cases. Under the cat's
paw theory, a plaintiff can hold an...
Breaking news from the Supreme Court (sorry, no health care opinion today): The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Vance v. Ball State University . You can read the order here in case you think I'm lying. The Petitioner's Brief (available here) identifies the Question Presented as:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled unanimously that under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) fiduciaries are not entitled to a presumption of prudence and are subject to the same standard of prudence as all ERISA...