Labor/Employment

Immigration Judges Sue DOJ, Claim They’re Being Muzzled

The 460-plus U.S. Immigration judges, represented by the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), are suing the agency of the Department of Justice that oversees the immigration courts.

Class Actions Target COBRA Election Notices

In a time of widespread layoffs, there’s been a spate of class action lawsuits alleging that an employer’s’ COBRA “election notice” is deficient. Election notices…

Nest Of Legal Issues Will Confront Higher Ed This Fall

Uppermost is likely to be liability for students, staff or employees who contract the Covid-19 virus. In those cases the expert prognosis – as it…

Businesses Posting Covid Disclaimers

Enter at your own risk: From hair salons to stock exchanges to racetracks, more and more U.S. businesses are posting coronavirus waivers and requiring patrons…

In The UK: Virus Passports For Football?

A system that integrates coronavirus testing with a “digital health passport” is said to have been developed by a company in the UK.  Noting the…

State Courts Have Turned Into Bill Collectors

Over a period of about three decades, the way state courts are used has fundamentally changed. In 1990, they typically fielded disputes between adversaries in…

Do Workers Face Covid Risk From The New Joint Employer Ruling?

The general counsel of the Service Employees International Union calls it “outrageous and shameful.” The NLRB ruling, which went into effect on April 27, says…

EEOC Says Companies Can Test Employees For Virus

Restricting access to the workplace based on a medical exam is normally frowned upon by the EEOC, but not so with respect to tests for…

Antibody Tests Were Rushed; Setback For A Back-to-Work Strategy

Covid-19 antibody tests, considered crucial to any rational back-to-work strategy, have been rushed to market, and many are proving to be unreliable. A Scottsdale AZ…

How Not To Do “Austerity Rollouts”

Some law firms have already furloughed employees, cut salaries or laid off employees in response to the Covid crisis, and many others likely have austerity…

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