The lawsuit alleges violation of the state Public Employee Retirement System Investment Act, two counts of breach of fiduciary duty, one count of gross negligence and one violation of the Michigan Constitution.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act prohibits businesses with 15 or more employees and government agencies from using sexual orientation or gender identity to make employment decisions.
The ruling by U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff in New York means that the agency’s suit concerning inadequate disclosure of the bonuses to Bank of America shareholders will lead to a trial in February.
The Senate Finance Committee plan would cost an estimated $774 billion over 10 years, which is less than the $1 trillion price tag of other proposals. A U.S. Chamber of Commerce rep says, ‘It ain’t perfect, but it is certainly a vast improvement.’
An employer’s refusal to respond to an employee’s request for a pay raise can be a violation of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, a federal appeals court has ruled in reversing its own earlier decision.
Amid government cutbacks, Chesterfield County, Virginia, relies more than ever on corporate-style learning to cultivate employee skills.
A former Toyota attorney’s lawsuit claiming the company withheld and destroyed evidence regarding rollover accidents has prompted a Texas vehicle safety attorney to prepare to refile 15 lawsuits against the automaker on Tuesday, September 8.
Two settlements provide examples of preventive measures that an employer should consider taking to avoid litigation. In addition to paying employees for all hours worked and making rest and meal breaks available where required by law, electronic tracking programs may provide for increased accuracy of time recording. Employers should also ensure that their employee handbooks and policies are updated regularly to comply with the law, and that employees, management and human resources personnel are aware of employee rights and responsibilities.
Law firm Morrison & Foerster maintains a freelance online library with links to privacy laws, regulations, reports, multilateral agreements and government authorities for more than 90 countries around the world, including the United States.
The suit seeks class-action status on behalf of a class of disabled UPS employees whom the EEOC alleges were similarly unfairly treated under the company’s 12-month leave policy.