A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme court will have a major impact on the rights of private, non-union employees to move forward with class-action lawsuits. The case, which was decided in a 5-4 vote, concluded that the provisions of 1925 Federal Arbitration Act overrides the National Labor Relations Act of 1935.
NFL cheerleaders are speaking out against workplace discrimination and gender bias, bringing to light a long-standing issue that has been kept in the dark due to contractual restrictions.
Employers and workers both have a great deal more clarity on some issues following three opinion letters recently released by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). This practice, which is back in force again after a 7-year hiatus, provides the department's opinion on the interpretation of the law when presented with a specific set of facts.