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A National Labor Relations Board judge found Thursday that the San Francisco Chronicle flouted federal labor law by restricting access to its premises for nonemployee union representatives without giving the union local a chance to bargain over the limitation.
A split Ninth Circuit panel wiped out an arbitration award blocking a Las Vegas culinary workers’ union from making the MGM Mirage arbitrate a dispute over unpaid vacation, saying it wasn’t up to the arbitrator to decide whether the case could be arbitrated.
A New York federal judge signed off Friday on a $6 million settlement in a wrongful death suit over a 2012 helicopter crash, including about $2 million in attorneys' fees, and ended a fee dispute with the family’s former counsel at Cellino & Barnes.
The U.S. Supreme Court's blockbuster twin bill of Epic Systems and Janus — which blessed employers' use of arbitration pacts with class action waivers and curtailed public-sector unions' ability to collect fees from nonmembers — highlighted a crop of 2018 rulings that are likely to leave a lasting impact on the employment law landscape. Here, Law360 looks back at four of the year's key employment case decisions.
A staffing company for food and retail service locations in airports has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle claims that it failed to pay workers for all of their performed work, give them proper breaks or provide accurate wage statements, according to filings in California federal court Friday.