Top labor and employment developments for September 2020,(Oct. 6, 2020)
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Top labor and employment developments for September 2020,(Oct. 6, 2020)

By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D.

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

Our September 2020 recap includes:

Federal appeals courts:

  • Second Circuit: Applicants could not rely on national statistics to support disparate impact challenge to hiring policy
  • Third Circuit: Court must decide whether fraud in the execution invalidated formation or existence of contract with arbitration provision
  • Fifth Circuit: Former Stryker employee can’t avoid "part of his litigation liabilities;" $2M fee award upheld
  • Tenth Circuit: Persistent rumors of female trooper’s promiscuity, affairs, support revival of hostile environment claim

Federal regulations:

  • After federal court partly invalidates FFCRA rules, DOL makes regulatory changes
  • DOL releases proposed rule addressing independent contractor status under the FLSA
  • DOL’s proposed rulemaking would require unions to broaden disclosure of funds

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