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A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill, reported the Associated Press.
The Project Vote lawyers and plaintiffs who are challenging Louisiana over its failure to help public assistance applicants register to vote.
On Tuesday, a divided 5th Circuit panel held that an employer does not violate the National Labor Relations Act by requiring its employees sign an arbitration agreement prohibiting them from bringing class or collective employment claims in any forum.
Counsel for the Mount Vernon City school board on Friday filed a memorandum in opposition to John Freshwater's motion asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its opinion.
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
An Air Force major on Tuesday asked the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals to reinstate his lawsuit against Border Patrol agents who stopped and detained him without any reason to suspect him of wrong-doing.
I have already blogged some previews of the fascinating Supreme Court case of Paroline v.
Reuben Anderson was on the team of civil rights lawyers who sued the state of Mississippi in the early 1960s to force integration of public schools.
The second day of testimony in the new trial of former NOPD officer David Warren had three witnesses speak on his police academy training.
The Supreme Court reversed a Fifth Circuit decision on Tuesday, ruling unanimously that billionaire Billy Joe "Red" McCombs owed the IRS for his tax-shelter shenanigans .
On December 3, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected the National Labor Relations Board's ruling that an employer violates the National Labor Relations Act by requiring employees to waive their rights to pursue class or collective actions as part of an employment arbitration agreement.
A woman who was fired after complaining of sexually suggestive sniffing by two co-workers may pursue a retaliation suit, a federal appeals court has ruled.
We first heard from Marni Evans a few days after she'd received an ominous voicemail.
Companies can require employees to sign arbitration agreements waiving their rights to class action lawsuits over work grievances, according to a federal appeals court ruling Tuesday in a case involving Fort Worth-based homebuilder D.R. Horton .
The ruling overturned a prior decision by the National Labor Relations Board [official website] which held that requiring employees to sign an arbitration agreement violated the National Labor Relations Act [text].