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NLRB asserts jurisdiction over Chicago nonprofit corporation that operates charter school
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

In a 3-1 decision in Chicago Mathematics & Science Academy Charter School, Inc. and Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers & Staff, IFT, AFT, AFL-CIO, the


Half-baked claim dismissed
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2015

The appellant had driven an articulated lorry for four years. On the date of the incident, he had been required to drive a rigid lorry which he had


High court to review constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

With an eye toward next term, the Supreme Court announced on Monday, June 24th, that it had granted the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB"


Another federal appellate court holds NLRB recess appointments unconstitutional
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

President Barack Obama's 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were invalid, and therefore, the NLRB did not have a quorum


Birmingham City Council v Abdulla and others
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2012

In a decision which could have far reaching consequences the Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Birmingham City Council (“Council”


Update on family status accommodation: Federal Court finds that childcare not a "choice"
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • February 12 2013

The Federal Court of Canada has upheld a decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal which found that employers have a duty to accommodate an


Eleventh Circuit: cop’s Facebook rant isn’t protected speech
  • IT-LEX Inc
  • USA
  • November 4 2013

Here at IT-Lex, we often report on the perils of posting employment related information on social media. Fact: it's never a good idea to complain


Supreme Court decides Kloeckner v. Solis
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

On December 10, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Kloeckner v. Solis, No. 11-184, holding that a federal employee who claims that an agency action appealable to the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) violates an antidiscrimination statute listed in Section 7702(a)(1) of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (Act) should seek judicial review in district court rather than the Federal Circuitregardless of whether the MSPB decided her case on procedural grounds or the merits


New York federal court takes lessons from Wal-Mart and partially decertifies class and bifurcates liability and damages phases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

On December 4, 2012, Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York partially decertified a class in a disparate impact race discrimination case entitled Gulino v. Bd. of Educ. of City School Dist. of City of New York, No. 96-CV-8414, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172687 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 4, 2012), holding that Plaintiffs’ claims for individualized monetary and injunctive relief cannot proceed on a class-wide basis under Rule 23(b)(2) following the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011


Work refusal process may not be used to challenge employer’s established practices: OLRB
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • February 5 2013

In a long-running and bitterly-fought case involving prison guards, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has held that the work refusal process under