On Tuesday, March 29, The Supreme Court heard arguments in what might be the largest, most important class action lawsuit in American history.  The top court is not deciding whether the women in the case were indeed victims of large-scale sex discrimination.  At issue is a procedural question: can...
The Corporate Food Industry has often been the scene of labor rights abuses ranging from dodging minimum pay laws to mandating long hours linked to the ebb and flow of customer patronage at  food establishments.  Many a waiter and waitress will tell you that they rarely are given the mandatory bre...
In August the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it had filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC (EEOC v. KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-636).  The suit charges that the company refused to hire Jos...