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The Indiana Senate and House of Representatives have hired a Jackson Lewis attorney who helped craft their sexual harassment policies as they attempt to intervene in a Title VII suit by a state legislator and three staffers claiming state Attorney General Curtis Hill groped them at a party.
The U.S. Women's National Team will "surrender" to U.S. Soccer and accept a subpar deal resolving the members' unequal pay suit unless former goalkeeper Hope Solo gets a seat at the mediation table, Solo has told a California federal judge.
The Fifth Circuit has reversed two wins for the employees of a sales and marketing company looking to pursue collective arbitration of their Fair Labor and Standard Act claims, holding that the question of class arbitrability should be decided by the courts and not arbitrators.
Prosecutors told a federal jury that two Boston City Hall aides forced a concert organizer to hire union labor or face financial ruin, while their lawyers painted their clients as peacemakers trying to prevent a union protest, as the closely watched extortion trial opened Tuesday.
The Fifth Circuit has upheld a lower court decision that axed a former biomass power plant technician’s suit claiming that he was unlawfully fired after asking to take medical leave for high blood pressure, saying the man's ex-employer canned him after years of inappropriate workplace behavior.