Labor & Employment E-Note - July 11, 2013


In This Issue:

- High Court Makes it Harder for Workers to Sue in Bias Cases

- High Court to Decide on Obama's NLRB Recess Appointments

- Criminal Background Checks May Violate Civil Rights Act, EEOC Says

- States Investigate Employers Hiring Independent Contractors

- Many Employers Consider Changing Workforce Strategies Amid ACA

- Employers Deal with Benefits Amid High Court DOMA Ruling

- Small Businesses Concerned Over Paid Sick Leave Mandates

- Tech Industry Lobby Won Favorable Visa Rules in Immigration Bill

- Suit Meant to Counter New Federal Limits on Truckers' Hours

- Excerpt from High Court Makes it Harder for Workers to Sue in Bias Cases:

In two decisions, the Supreme Court effectively made it harder for workers to prove that they had suffered employment discrimination. One ruling narrows the definition of what constitutes a supervisor in racial and sexual harassment cases, while the other adopts atougher standard for workers to prove that they had faced illegal retaliation for complaining about employment discrimination.

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