Category Archives: Supreme Court

Neutrality Agreements: Lawful or Not?

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review Mulhall v. UNITE HERE Local 355 during its October 2013 term.  Mulhall involves so-called “neutrality agreements” between employers and unions and poses the question whether or not the promises … Continue reading

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How Should Employers Handle DOMA’s Reversal With Its Employees?

Employers may wish to send out an all-employee communication concerning the Supreme Court’s recent partial reversal of the Defense of Marriage Act.  Employees may welcome reassurance that their benefit plans will immediately reflect the required changes. Employers can explain that … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Include Two Big Wins for Employers

Two long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court decisions have come down that have an impact on employment law.  The first involves the question of who is and who is not a supervisor, which is an important distinction in the determination of employer … Continue reading

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Supreme Court’s Employment Law Docket

The Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term is well underway, and you may be wondering: will the court hear any important employment law cases that could have ramifications for me or my business?  The following is a summary of the Court’s employment-law-related … Continue reading

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