Expert Analysis

Navigating Title VII Compliance And Litigation Post-Muldrow

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Muldrow v. St. Louis has broadened the scope of Title VII litigation, me... (more story)

3 Employer Lessons From NLRB's Complaint Against SpaceX

Severance agreements traditionally have included nondisparagement and nondisclosure provisions as a matter of cour... (more story)

Why Employers Shouldn't Overreact To Protest Activities

Recent decisions from the First Circuit in Kinzer v. Whole Foods and the National Labor Relations Board in Home De... (more story)

Labor More

TV Workers Get OK For Union Vote Despite Co.'s Objections

A National Labor Relations Board official has cleared 22 employees of a Sacramento, California, broadcast news company to vote on representation by a Communications Workers of America-affiliated union next wee... (more story)

Strategic Hiring Was The New Normal For BigLaw In 2023

The 400 largest law firms by headcount in the U.S. grew more slowly in 2023 than in the previous two years, while Kirkland & Ellis LLP surpassed the 3,000-attorney threshold, according to the latest Law360 ranking.

A Texas federal judge rescinded his earlier ruling denying SpaceX's request for the court to rethink its decision to transfer the rocket company's complaint that claimed the NLRB's structure is unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Texas Judge Rescinds Denial Of SpaceX's Rethink Bid

A Texas federal judge on Monday walked back his decision last week not to reconsider an order transferring SpaceX's National Labor Relations Board constitutionality dispute to a California court, saying he is ... (more story)

The Law360 400: Tracking The Largest US Law Firms

The legal market expanded more tentatively in 2023 than in previous years amid a slowdown in demand for legal services, especially in transactions, an area that has been sluggish but is expected to quicken in ... (more story)

With Ex-Faegre Partner, Norton Rose Adds To ERISA Expertise

Norton Rose Fulbright has boosted its Washington, D.C., office with an ERISA litigator and experienced labor lawyer who most recently was with Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.

Justices Turn Away Hospital Construction Feud

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a case that centers on a $180 million project to expand a Mississippi children's hospital, once again declining to resolve whether parties that agree to certain arbitr... (more story)

Alibaba Resists Class Cert. Over Failed Ant Group IPO

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has again urged a New York federal judge not to certify a class of investors who claim they weren't warned about regulatory risks Alibaba faced in the lead-up to a $34 billio... (more story)

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Ex-Workers Drop Gender Bias Suit Against Ga. Medical Cos.

Two female former human resources workers for a medical management company and a podiatrist center told a Georgia federal court they had agreed to drop their lawsuit accusing their ex-employers of discriminati... (more story)

AMC Can Arbitrate Suit Alleging 'Hannibal' Creator Assault

A Los Angeles judge on Monday granted AMC's request to arbitrate claims brought by a television producer who says he was sexually assaulted by "Hannibal" creator Bryan Fuller while working on a docuseries for ... (more story)

An RV company is settling a suit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that it improperly fired a worker because he took time off for a surgery. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
RV Co. Staves Off Trial In EEOC Disability Bias Suit

A recreational vehicle manufacturer will pay more than $95,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that it fired a painter the day he underwent surgery, the company said Monday, after... (more story)

Colo. Gov. Voices 'Reservations' In Signing AI Bias Bill

Colorado's governor has approved the nation's first framework to clamp down on algorithmic discrimination in certain artificial intelligence technologies, although he expressed several "reservations" about the... (more story)

EEOC Says Red States Can't Block PWFA Rule On Abortion

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged an Arkansas federal judge to reject a bid by 17 Republican state attorneys general to block recently finalized regulations that guide the Pregnant Workers... (more story)

Cops Say Challenge To NJ City Pot Policy Is State Matter

A pair of former Jersey City, New Jersey, cops who sued city officials alleging they were wrongfully terminated for their off-duty use of regulated cannabis have asserted that the city improperly moved the mat... (more story)

EEOC Urges Reversal In State Farm Worker's Retaliation Suit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asked the Sixth Circuit to upend State Farm's win in a former worker's suit, saying there's evidence she was fired in retaliation for helping a disabled colleag... (more story)

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Georgia State Farm Office, Ex-Worker Settle Overtime Suit

A State Farm franchise reached a settlement with a former insurance agent producer, putting to rest claims the company misclassified him as an overtime-exempt salaried worker, failing to pay him overtime wages... (more story)

Construction Groups Press To Halt DOL's Wages Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor's final rule regulating prevailing wages under the Davis-Bacon Act creates tangible damage and a Texas federal court should stop it, a group of construction groups suing the department said.

EMD Sales workers say there is no need for U.S. Supreme Court review, as the company seeks to overturn a July circuit court ruling that sales representatives are exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)
Food Co. Workers Tell High Court to Keep 4th Circ. OT Ruling

Sales workers for an international food distributor urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to review a Fourth Circuit ruling holding that they did not qualify for overtime exemption, saying it would be a w... (more story)

4th Circ. Ruling Is Rare Take On FLSA Coverage For Inmates

A Fourth Circuit decision this month stands out for opening the door to classifying certain incarcerated workers as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act, representing another shift in the legal discour... (more story)

FTC Says Albertsons Execs Deleted Texts In Kroger Case

Kroger and the Federal Trade Commission are at each other's throats over discovery in the agency's in-house challenge to the grocery giant's $25 billion merger with Albertsons and in district court, with the g... (more story)

Zara Strikes $1.25M Deal To Settle Workers' Overtime Suit

Fast-fashion retailer Zara agreed to a $1.25 million deal to settle accusations that it shortchanged about 500 employees by excluding commissions from overtime calculations, according to a letter filed with a ... (more story)

Minn. Lawmakers OK Pay Rates For Uber, Lyft Drivers

The Minnesota Legislature passed a bill setting Uber and Lyft drivers' per-mile and per-minute rates, a move that comes after two years of negotiations during which the ride-hailing giants threatened to partia... (more story)