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How different is California from the rest of the United States?
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

It has been said that in many waysincluding politicallythe Golden State seems to march to the beat of its own drum. Accordingly, it comes as little


Senate confirms Chai Feldblum to another five-year term
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

On December 12, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Chai Feldblum (D) to serve another five-year term ending July 1, 2018 as a commissioner with


Political speech and activity in the workplace: the 2014 Midterms are here
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

Election season can be a heated time


Supreme Court upholds Michigan voters' ban on race conscious admissions
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • April 23 2014

On April 22, 2014, the United States Supreme Court, in a 6-2 decision (with Justice Kagan recused), upheld a Michigan ballot initiative that amended


Federal court finds choice of law that permits blue penciling does not violate Virginia public policy
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

Non-compete restrictions are creations of state law, which can sometimes vary on key aspects of contract formation and enforceability. One of those


Supreme Court rules against public sector union in limited decision
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a limited blow to public sector unions. In Harris v. Quinn, the Court held that compulsory union agency


California court rules teacher tenure statutes unconstitutional
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

On June 10, 2014, the trial court judge in Vergara v. State of California issued a decision striking down as unconstitutional five provisions of the


Opting out: Supreme Court holds unions cannot force non-members to pay agency fees subsidizing political speech
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 26 2012

On June 20, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its anticipated opinion in Knox v. Service Employees International Union, Local 1000, No. 10-1121


Senate bills would provide greater workplace protections for veterans
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 31 2012

In the week leading up to Memorial Day, Senators Robert Casey (D-PA) and Mark Pryor (D-AR) introduced legislation that would increase reemployment and leave protections for veterans and returning members of the National Guard and Reserves


Supreme Court okays ministerial exception to discrimination law
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

In EEOC v. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & School, the United States Supreme Court approved a "ministerial exception" to federal anti-discriminations laws