Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up
- TOP STORY—7th Cir.: Staples sales rep failed to show he was fired due to jury service or whistleblower activity
- DISCRIMINATION—DISABILITY—D. Md.: Amtrak trainer who took 58 days of unexcused, paid absence could not advance disability, leave-related claims
- DISCRIMINATION—PAY—7th Cir.: Black business school lecturer fails to revive pay-related bias claims
- DOJ NEWS—Jury deliberating in Davita’s groundbreaking criminal antitrust ‘no-poach’ conspiracy trial
- DOJ NEWS—Therapist staffing company owner, clinic director found not guilty of fixing wages
- DOL NEWS—WHD asks court to protect Utah and Kentucky workers from intimidation and retaliation
- EVIDENCE, DISCOVERY—E.D.N.Y.: Conference between witness and counsel during break in deposition protected by attorney-client privilege
- EVIDENCE, DISCOVERY—S.D.N.Y.: Employee can’t exclude from trial evidence of past conviction for falsifying business records
- EXPERT INSIGHTS—FP Manufacturing Snapshot: Resurrection of long-extinct doctrine brings threat of de facto 'card-check'
- EXPERT INSIGHTS—New Jersey continues its aggressive crack down on misclassification through the issuance of stop-work orders
- HOUSE NEWS—GOP lawmakers want DOL to reinstate guidance under Trump-era independent contractor rule
- LABOR—ARBITRATION—N.D. Ill.: Arbitrator did not exceed authority in award favoring union and a worker fired for failing drug test
- WAGE-HOUR—CLASS ACTIONS—S.D. Cal: $1.5 million class settlement of wage-related claims against health care staffing company approved
- WORTH NOTING—Recent developments involving sex discrimination
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