Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up
- TOP STORY—9th Cir.: Elected officials lacked Standing to challenge California statute barring employers from discouraging employee support for union
- AGENCY NEWS—Family Dollar cited $1.5 million for meal break violations
- COVERAGE, LIABILITY—N.Y. App. Div.: Injuries of doctor, shot at hospital by former employee, not covered by workers’ comp
- DISCRIMINATION—DISABILITY—D. Kan.: Discharged employee’s failure-to-accommodate claim based on denial of job reassignment advances to trial
- DISCRIMINATION—DISABILITY—N.D. Ill.: County employee with lung condition, denied telework and leave requests during pandemic, advances ADA/FMLA claims
- EVIDENCE, DISCOVERY—D. Ariz.: Former GoDaddy employee sanctioned for deleting ESI in discrimination and retaliation case
- EXPERT INSIGHTS—Is the Rooney Rule just window dressing?
- EXPERT INSIGHTS—Top 5 employment law trends for 2022
- LITIGATION NEWS, TRENDS—Misconduct complaint filed over Fifth Circuit judge’s insistence that attorney remove COVID mask
- REMEDIES, DAMAGES—E.D. Ky.: Hospital not entitled to sanctions against employees who challenged COVID-19 vaccination policy
- RETALIATION—E.D. Pa.: Manager demoted after multiple complaints by subordinates unable to advance retaliation claim
- WAGE-HOUR—MINIMUM WAGE—W.D. Mo.: Employee policy guidelines maintained by employer didn’t create employment contract
- WHITE HOUSE NEWS—New Executive Order requires project labor agreements for federal construction contracts
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