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Aaron's alleged to have violated FCRA in employment practices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

A complaint filed in a Georgia federal court contains allegations that Aaron's Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") by refusing to


California legislative update
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

Since our last annual California Legislative Update in October 2013, California has enacted a number of new employment laws that have implications


Claim against health clinic for improper use of information by employee dismissed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2014

In a recent decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the court upheld a lower court's decision that a plaintiff could not sue a health clinic


Supreme Court holds time in security screening noncompensable
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

On December 9, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an unanimous decision, held that the time workers spent waiting for and undergoing security


Illinois amends Human Rights Act to extend pregnancy protections
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation (House Bill 00008), amending the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) to expand


NLRB issues Final Rule regarding representation cases
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

On December 12, 2014, a divided National Labor Relations Board (Board or NLRB) issued its long anticipated Final Rule governing union representation


NLRB rules employees have statutory right to use business email systems for non-work purposes, including union organizing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

In a much-anticipated decision, a divided National Labor Relations Board (Board or NLRB) ruled that employees have a presumptive statutory right to


U.S. Supreme Court: labor & employment outlook for 2014-2015 term
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari in five cases involving labor and employment issues, including cases arising under the Fair Labor


Strikes & labor disputes - October 2014
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Airplane-cabin cleaners represented by SEUI Local 32BJ ended their strike after New York state officials said they would investigate complaints about


California appeals court requires reimbursement for employee personal cell phones used for work-related calls
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2014

In the case of Cochran v. Schwan's Home Service, Inc. (Corchran), a California Court of Appeal held that California Labor Code Section 2802 requires