Labor Law Journal

Journal publishes articles on labor law, labor-management relations and labor economy, including news developments in equal employment opportunity, job safety and health, and employment and training.

Articles from Vol. 58, No. 1, Spring

Accepting the Challenge: Affording Federal Employees Limited De Novo Review of Remedies in Title VII Actions in the Wake of Scott V. Johanns
Federal-sector employment discrimination complaints must conform to a series of sophisticated statutory provisions. These requirements establish a methodical-and potentially difficult-process for federal-sector employees seeking relief through such claims....
Alternative Employment Practices: A Call to Arms
When Title VII of the Civil Rights Act was amended fifteen years ago, it explicitly allowed employers to be liable for refusing to adopt alternative employment practices.1 In comparison to business as usual, these alternatives had to serve the employer's...
Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report: Employment Discrimination Litigation and Eeoc Pattern or Practice Rulings
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is pleased to offer readers of the Labor Law Journal an excerpt from the 2007 Edition of Seyfarth Shaw's Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, featuring significant federal employment discrimination class action and EEOC...
Do Employer Requests for Salary History Discriminate against Women?
Anyone who has ever sought employment has at some point seen a very common request from employers: "Please provide your salary history." Sometimes, the employer will even warn applicants that resumes submitted without this information will not be considered....
Who's Who in Labor
NLRB General Counsel Ronald Meisburg has announced the appointment of career attorney Arly Eggertsen as Regional Attorney in the Agency's Regional Office in Chicago, IL (Region 13).U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao announced that Deputy Secretary...
Why At-Will Employment Is Bad for Employers and Just Cause Is Good for Them
On December 6, 2006, a Pennsylvania federal district court affirmed - in the strongest language possible - that not only does Pennsylvania law presume that "'all employment is at-will, and, therefore, an employee may be discharged for any reason or no...