As the Court enters the last two months of its 2015-2016 term, here is a look at the decided cases that can affect private sector employers. A separate blog will follow, detailing those cases still pending that private sector employers should watch.Read More
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The Supreme Court, in a class action involving compensation for “donning and doffing” ruled in favor of the employees, ending hopes that the Court would put additional curbs on class actions. In fact, the Court opened the door to expanded use of statistics to prove liability in FLSA cases.Read More
On June 25, 2015, in the eagerly anticipated case of King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court (in a 6-3 vote) ruled in favor of the Obama Administration, upholding the IRS’ authority to provide federal subsidies to individuals in states where the health insurance exchange is run by the federal government (rather than the state).Read More
On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., resolving the question of whether an applicant must demonstrate that a prospective employer had actual knowledge of his or her need for a religious accommodation in order to sustain a claim of religious discrimination.Read More
In Comptroller of Treasury of Md. v. Wynne, Maryland taxpayers received a victory when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional Maryland’s practice of providing only a partial rather than full tax credit against Maryland income tax for income tax paid by its residents to other states.Read More