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The Labor and Employment Law Forum is excited to bring you the link to our most recent published articles: Volume 3, Issue 1! Articles include: Cultural Cognition Insights Into Judicial Decisionmaking in Employee Benefits Cases Paul M. Secunda Leave As A Reasonable Accommodation Under The Americans With Disabilities Act Ramit Mizrahi Using Border Trade Adjustments […]

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by Ashlyn Marquez It seems that hundreds of concession stand employees of the Honda Center will have to wait until July 1st to find out if they have lost their jobs. This date marks the expiration of the Honda Center’s contract with Aramark and the starting date of the contract with Anaheim Area Management (“Management”). […]

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by Allison Pearson The April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon and subsequent manhunt for its perpetrators were national tragedies which left four dead and hundreds injured.  While the unfortunate series of events may seem quite removed from labor law, the bomber’s status as immigrants may have a larger impact than expected in the already […]

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by Lorna Lunney The debate over mandatory sick leave continues to challenge state and city governments across the country. Most recently, Philadelphia fell one vote short for mandatory sick days leaving 180,000 workers without the benefit. This vote followed the second time Mayor Nutter vetoed a bill that would allow hourly workers without earned sick […]

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by Ashley Tease Whistleblowers can temporarily rejoice as President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget proposes to protect people who disclose tax evasion to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.  A sticking point for lawmakers and lawyers advocating on behalf of persons who report tax cheats to the IRS is the implementation of anti-retaliation protections. In the […]

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By Shauna Agan Traditionally, labor unions have been known to help workers secure better wages, more benefits, better working conditions, and provide workers with support by representing its members in disputes with management. While this vision of labor unions still holds true today, most people fail to see the most important component of modern labor unions: […]

Workers who settle Title VII claims against the government cannot sue the government in federal court for breach of the settlement agreement. The plaintiff brought a claim against the federal government for breaching a settlement agreement arising out of the plaintiff’s Title VII claims against the government as her employer. In order to sue the […]

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By Carter Meader The Fifth Circuit has granted the EEOC’s petition for rehearing en banc for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Boh Brothers Construction Co., No. 11-30770.  The announcement comes approximately nine months after the original Fifth Circuit panel overturned a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff, Kerry Woods.  The Fifth Circuit en banc panel […]

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) did not improperly interfere with the rights of National Football League (NFL) retirees under the Restatement of Torts, when it exclusively negotiated with the NFL about retirement issues. The NFLPA approved a ten-year settlement agreement with the NFL concerning pension, retirement, and disability benefits without consulting retired NFL […]

Workers who are brought from Mexico into the United States to work temporarily for a U.S. employer and paid in pesos rather than U.S. dollars, are protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and require compensation no less than the minimum wage. Bloom Energy transported fourteen workers into the United States to work on […]

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