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Supreme Court Signals Skepticism of Public-Sector Union Agency Fees
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 12 2016

On January 11, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Frederichs v. California Teachers Association, a case that will decide whether


President Obama's Order "Banning the Box" for Federal Employees is an Important Reminder to Review Hiring Policies
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

Last month, President Obama announced a new mandate to the federal government's human resources department to "delay inquiries into criminal history


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

Election season can be a heated time


Addressing Post-Election Tensions in the Workplace
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

As the extreme rhetoric of the 2016 presidential campaign slowly wanes, the divisions it exposed remain raw. Many Americans celebrate the election of


U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Tribal Sovereign Immunity Issue Related to Individual Tribal Employees
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in Lewis v. Clarke, (No. 15-1500) addressing the issue of whether the sovereign immunity of an


DOL issues final rule implementing FMLA amendments expanding military-related leave entitlements and availability of leave for flight crew members
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2013

The Department of Labor has released a final rule that implements the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) amendments made by the National Defense


Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act are you ready?
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2013

The wheels are in motion and soon the Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act will take flight. The law allows licensed individuals to carry concealed


Proposed Rule Would Expand Cap Exempt Status for Non-Profit Entities that are 'Related or Affiliated' with Institutions of Higher Education
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 6 2016

On December 30, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule to amend certain regulations related to employment-based


Supreme Court Upholds Consideration of Race in a College Admissions Program - What Does This Mean for Employer Diversity Efforts?
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion for the second time in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, (Fisher II), a case that


NLRB Seeks Briefs on Question of Graduate Students' Right to Organize
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

On January 13, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board issued a call for interested parties to file briefs addressing the Board's current standard