WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Oklahoma Supreme Court
failed to properly apply a basic tenet of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)
when it declared the noncompete agreement in two employment contracts null and
void rather than leaving the determination...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The "supervisor" liability
rule established in Faragher v. City of Boca Raton (524 U.S. 775 )
and Burlington Indus., Inc. v. Ellerth (524 U.S. 742 ) should
apply to harassment by supervisors even...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer's offer of judgment in an
amount representing alleged unpaid wages plus attorney fees, costs and
expenses under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 to an employee who brought a
collective action under...
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...
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...
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...
WASHINGTON, D.C.-(Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 19
agreed to hear the appeal of a class lawsuit over what constitutes "changing
clothes" under Section 203(o) of the Fair Labor Standards Act ( Clifton Sandifer, et al. v. United...