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June

Blog Posts in June, 2018

  • Supreme Court Ruling Eliminates Workers' Ability to File Class Action Lawsuits

    In a case involving the rights of tens of millions of employees in the private sector, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a severe blow to workers in May, ruling that companies can use arbitration clauses in employment contracts to prohibit employees from banding together to challenge violations of federal labor laws. The vote was 5 to 4, Trump-nominated Justice Neil Gorsuch and four other ...
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  • Trump Takes Steps to Make Firing Federal Workers Easier

    Over a week ago, President Trump issued three executive orders aimed at reducing the time it takes to fire federal employees. The president’s directives emphasize a merit-based system for employees, while cutting down the amount of time required before an agency can terminate a federal worker. In addition, they also encourage federal agencies to fire poor-performing employees rather than initially ...
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