Federal law regarding the accrual of unequal pay claims cannot be applied to revive an employment discrimination lawsuit brought under state law, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled in reinstating a dismissal.Read More »
As usual, there were a number of noteworthy decisions from federal and state courts in 2011: 1. Topping the list is the 11th Circuit’s decision to strike down the individual mandate in the new federal healthcare reform law. The federal ...
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The claim accrual rules of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act did not preserve the age discrimination claims of plaintiffs who accepted lower paying jobs when their positions were eliminated, the 10th Circuit has ruled in affirming a dismissal.Read More »
A new federal law extending the statute of limitations for certain job discrimination claims does not revive the lawsuit of an accountant who alleged he was not promoted to partner because of his age, the D.C. Circuit has ruled in ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers marking the one-year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act being signed by President Barack Obama said more work needs to be done – and urged passage of another law that would further boost worker protections.Read More »
President Barack Obama has been in office for less than a year, but already his White House has implemented or signaled a host of changes that affect the way trial attorneys practice law and run their businesses.Read More »
The recently enacted federal Fair Pay Act does not extend the statute of limitations for race and age discrimination claims unrelated to equal compensation, a U.S. District Court in New Jersey has ruled.Read More »