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U.S. Supreme Court holds that “but-for” standard of causation applies to retaliation claims brought under Title VII
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

On June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court held that plaintiffs pursuing retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act must establish that


EEOC issues proposed rule clarifying RFOA defense under ADEA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2010

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a proposed rule which, if adopted, would clarify the term "reasonable factors other than age" (RFOA) as used in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA


Administrative & court decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

A jury trial pitting SEIU against its former officials who formed a rival union, the National Union of Healthcare Workers, began in San Francisco on March 23


Whistleblower filing procedure clarified
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2010

On December 31st, the Fourth Circuit, in an issue of first impression, held that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's whistleblower provisions establish a complainant's right to de novo review in federal district court if the Labor Department does not issue a "final decision" within the statutory 180-day period


Administrative & court decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2010

The Seventh Circuit ruled that Allied Electrical Contractors Inc. must pay delinquent contributions to a multiemployer pension fund despite the fact that the contractor never signed a letter of consent agreeing to be bound by a clause in the collective bargaining agreement that increased the contractor’s hourly contributions


Supreme Court rules two-member NLRB lacked authority to decide cases
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) does not have authority to issue decisions while it has only two members


Supreme Court rules that court, not arbitrator, determines when collective bargaining agreement was ratified
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court held in a 7-2 decision that a dispute concerning the ratification date of a collective bargaining agreement ("CBA") was for a district court, not an arbitrator, to decide


Administrative & court decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court decided that the National Labor Relations Board had no authority to act with only two members


Second Circuit defers to DOL amicus brief in ruling that certain pharmaceutical sales reps are not exempt under the FLSA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2010

On July 6, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives ("Reps") of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") were not exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") or state laws as either "outside sales" or "administrative" employees


Crime & corruption
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2010

A federal judge appointed Dennis Walsh to oversee the operations of the New York City District Counsel of the Carpenters and Joiners of America and its benefit funds resulting from racketeering charges against union officials in a 14- year bribery scheme