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. 63, No. 2, Summer

Ebb and Flow in America's Trade Unions: The Present Prospect
I. IntroductionAmerican trade unionism came of age in the Great Depression of the 1930s, reached its apex in the postWorld War II years, and then ebbed, most markedly in the private sector of the economy. Behind that broad sweep, other, and often conflicting,...
Eeoc-Initiated Litigation: Case Law Developments in 2011 and Trends to Watch for in 2012 Part I
I. Motions for Summary Judgment in EEOC Pattern or Practice CasesA.ADA CasesI. EEOC v. CR. England, inc.1 The EEOC, on behalf of Walter Watson, a former employee of the employer, filed an action alleging discrimination and retaliation in violation of...
Notes on D.R. Horton: Nlrb Limits Arbitration Rights
I. IntroductionIn D.R. Horton, Inc. and Michael Cuda, 357 NLRB No. 184 (2012), a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)has issued a farreaching decision that immediately affects arbitration provisions and the rights of unorganized...
Notes on the Ada: Overweight and Overdue: Weight-Based Discrimination and the Ada Amendments Act
I. IntroductionIt is well-known that overweight Americans suffer from severe and persistent discrimination in the workplace,1 especially if they are female.2 "Weightbased discrimination is perhaps the most prominent and accepted form of discrimination...
Unnecessary Burdens on Employers: Time for the Eeoc to Improve Its Systemic Discrimination Initiative
I. IntroductionAs the nation's leading enforcer of federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has rightfully placed a high priority on issues that impact large numbers of job seekers and employees.1...
Who's Who in Labor
The White House announced on Wednesday, March 21, that President Obama appointed Michael B. Filler, David J. Holway, and H.T. Nguyen as members to the National Council on Federal LaborManagement Relations. The Council advises the president on issues...