Labor & Employment Law Daily Top labor and employment developments for December 2019
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Top labor and employment developments for December 2019

By Ronald Miller, J.D.

In case you missed the in-depth coverage of Labor & Employment Law Daily for December, here’s a recap of some key developments in the L&E community.

Highlights from the December 2019 recap include:

Supreme Court news

  • Justices will take up ministerial exception

Year-end regulatory developments

  • DOL issues final rule defining what payments employers include and exclude in determining overtime rates
  • NLRB issues final rule on representation-case procedures

Federal circuit court decisions

  • NLRB must revisit finding that “whore board” comment was protected
  • Class certification reversed in American Airlines overtime suit
  • Plaintiffs don’t have to establish a prima facie Equal Pay Act case to assert pay discrimination under Title VII
  • Judicial approval not required of Rule 68(a) offers of judgment settling FLSA claims

Agency actions

  • EEOC does an about-face on mandatory arbitration
  • NLRB continues reversals of Obama-era precedent

See our latest monthly recap: Top labor and employment developments for December 2019.

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