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...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Section 26809(h) of 28 U.S.
Code clearly provides a waiver of sovereign immunity and "extends the waiver to
any claim for one of the six enumerated torts committed by a Federal
investigative or law enforcement...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A citizen may proceed with his lawsuit against the
United States alleging
medical battery by a Navy doctor acting within his scope of employment, a
unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Mar. 4 ( Steven Alan Levin v. United...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court this morning
agreed to hear the appeal of a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling
that state and local government employees may bring age discrimination claims
directly under the Equal Protection Clause...