Labor & Employment
A partner at a U.K. law firm was let go last summer for turning 65. After a long legal battle, the court ruled in the firm's favor. But that won't always be the case.
Five men employed at Archie Comics have filed a gender discrimination suit against the company's female co-CEO, claiming, among other things, that she refers to them by their male anatomy. But is the word "penis" really a slur?
A new piece of California legislation is raising the state's minimum wage in two steps over the next 18 months.
Fast food workers in more than 100 cities across the country planned to walk off the job to rally for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and the right to unionize without retaliation. But how much impact can a daylong walkout have?
While it can be tempting to draft extremely broad noncompetition agreements in an effort to protect the company, in-house counsel must take a nuanced approach in this area of the law.
A decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans upheld the use of class or collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
The Service Employees International Union is pitching legislation directly to voters that supposedly would lower health care costs—but health care officials think the union has an ulterior motive.
A recent run of lawsuits and rulings have convinced some employers to change their approaches to corporate internship programs.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is starting to enforce a ban on genetic discrimination that was enacted years ago.
When retailers slash prices and offer doorbuster deals for a few hours on the day after Thanksgiving, bargain hunters get rowdy. OSHA has a few recommendations for keeping the Black Friday crowds and workers safe.
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