As the U.S. continues to struggle with the impact of the pandemic on health, safety, and the economy, it is likely that many employers will have yet another issue to face as they attempt to maintain and reopen their businesses: lawsuits.
In a recent decision, the Fifth Circuit left open the possibility that federal courts may be prevented from exercising jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant, in a Rule 23 class action, with respect to non-resident class members.
The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a but-for causation standard applies to claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and that this standard applies throughout the lifetime of the litigation, including the initial pleading stage.
On March 3, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal law did not prevent states from using their identity theft statutes to prosecute criminal cases where defendants, undocumented immigrants, used stolen Social Security numbers to get jobs.
Littler’s Global Mobility and Immigration practice group assists employers as they face unprecedented business challenges, including an unpredictable economy. This article highlights several critical immigration-related developments that demand attention.
In a recent case under the Federal Railroad Safety Act, the Eighth Circuit reasserted that claimants must prove intentional discrimination in whistleblower retaliation cases subject to the AIR21 regulations.