Supreme Court Announces New Test for Analyzing Disparate Treatment Pregnancy Discrimination Claims

March 25, 2015 – In a decision garnering support from both liberal and conservative Justices, the Supreme Court today in Young v. United Parcel Service interpreted the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (the “Act”) as creating a balancing test unique to pregnancy … Continue reading

High Court Refuses to Strike Down California Rule on Representative Claims for Wage and Hour Penalties

January 20, 2015 – The United States Supreme Court today rejected an employer’s request for review of the California Supreme Court’s decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC. This action could represent a major victory for California plaintiffs … Continue reading

San Jose’s Challenge to Major League Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption Likely Headed for the Supreme Court

January 15, 2015 –The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals easily disposed of the City of San Jose’s claim that Major League Baseball’s “franchise relocation” policy violates state and federal antitrust laws, setting the stage for the dispute to be heard … Continue reading