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By Christopher Yetka
The summer of 2017 saw a number of severe storms in the Midwest, with resulting insurance claims.
By David Pryzbylski
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently was forced to accept a First Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling earlier this year that a hospital's hiring preference policy applicable to its non-union...
By Minal Khan
The court will consider a consolidated set of cases emerging from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits, which have taken conflicting views on this question.
By Justine Farris
On September 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit clarified a question that many employers struggle with: Is an employee entitled to additional long-term leave under the ADA after FMLA leave expires?
By Scott Witlin
On Sept. 25, the U.S. Senate voted 49-44 to confirm the NLRB's newest member, William Emanuel, who was appointed by President Trump. Emanuel's nomination was voted out...
By Vincent Schmeltz
On Sept. 20, SEC Chairman John Clayton announced that Wall Street's watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), was the victim of a cyber hack in 2016.
By Taylor L. Hunter
A school district's decision to eliminate a teacher's position while the teacher was out on Family Medical and Leave Act (FMLA)...
By Jason Clagg
Late on Sept. 15, the White House formally announced that President Trump will, in fact, nominate Peter B. Robb, a management-side labor lawyer from Vermont, to be the NLRB general counsel.
By Mark Scudder
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed a district court decision in favor of a police officer who argued that her employer failed to accommodate her so she could breastfeed.
By David Pryzbylski
The web of rules imposed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on union elections always is rapidly evolving.
By Hannesson Murphy
As most multi-state employers already know, California is inimical to employer-employee non-compete agreements; indeed, the state even has a statute saying as much
By David Pryzbylski
With their numbers on a continued decline, private sector American unions are on the search for new members.
By David Pryzbylski
Iowa recently passed a law that significantly curtails the powers of its public sector unions. Specifically, the law drastically limits the subjects over which those unions can bargain, primarily to wages.
By Jeanine Gozdecki
We knew this question would be asked. On Sept. 7, a petition was filed in this country's highest court, asking it to settle the ongoing debate of whether Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination...
By Michael Palmer, Jeff Papa, Mariana Richmond
On Sept. 5, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security began an "orderly wind down" of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
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