Items filtered by date: March 2017

House Republican leaders pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from consideration on the House floor in the afternoon on March 24, in a defeat for President Trump.

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in National Labor Relations Board v. SW General Inc., limiting a president's authority to staff certain top government posts.

Nestlé Waters North America, the world's largest bottled water company, will pay $300,000, and provide other relief, to resolve a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The White House proposes to slash Labor Department funding by nearly 21 percent.

A federal judge approved a $27 million settlement for more than 200,000 current and former California drivers of the Lyft, Inc., an agreement that increases their protection against dismissals but does not resolve their employment status.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued CRST Expedited Inc., a national trucking company, alleging that the company violated federal law when it failed to accommodate, refused to hire and retaliated against a job candidate because he used a service dog.

In Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture, LLC, a California Court of Appeal ruled that hourly employees paid on a commission basis must be separately compensated for their rest periods.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, in Zetwick v. County of Yolo, has ruled that unwelcome workplace hugs may create a hostile work environment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.