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June 7, 2024

Littler Lightbulb: May Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments in the federal courts of appeal in the last month.

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May 6, 2024

Littler Lightbulb: April Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.

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April 23, 2024

Ninth Circuit: “Transportation Exemption” Does Not Apply to Arbitration Clauses Between Corporate Entities or in Commercial Contracts

Two days before the Supreme Court ruled that the FAA’s transportation worker exemption extends beyond the transportation industry, the Ninth Circuit addressed whether the exemption applies to “contracts of employment” between business entities.

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April 18, 2024

High Court Lowers the Bar on Title VII Claims: “Significant” Harm No Longer Required

On April 17, 2024, the Supreme Court decided that employees do not need to suffer “significant” harm to state a claim of discrimination under Title VII.

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April 15, 2024

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies When the Federal Arbitration Act’s “Transportation Exemption” Applies

On April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed whether the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) transportation exemption—meaning the FAA would not apply—only relates to workers within the transportation industry.

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April 4, 2024

Littler Lightbulb: March Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.

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April 2, 2024

D.C. Circuit: NLRB Must Weigh Contract-Based Defenses and Enforce Lawful CBA Provisions

The D.C. Circuit sent an unfair labor practice case back to the NLRB because the agency failed to consider the contract-based defenses of an employer accused of violating Section 8(a)(5) of the National Labor Relations Act.

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April 1, 2024

D.C. Circuit Clarifies Employer Communication Rights During Union Campaigns

On March 1, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit clarified the rules that apply when employers distribute information and observe employees during union campaigns.

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March 20, 2024

Sixth Circuit Delivers Uncertainty on Calculating Impact of Driver Costs

When nonexempt employees use their personal vehicles to provide delivery services, how much must their employer reimburse them to ensure that the employees are paid at least the minimum wage required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?

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March 14, 2024

Receipt of Perks Does Not Undermine “Volunteer” Status Under FLSA

Taking a “commonsense” approach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that volunteers’ mere receipt of certain “perks” does not convert them to employees under the FLSA.

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