Many contracts contain “forum-selection clauses,” or provisions in which the parties to the contract stipulate that any lawsuit arising from the contract shall be litigated in a particular court or jurisdiction. While a forum-selection clause can generally be enforced only against the parties who signed the agreement in question, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued an opinion this week illustrating why that’s not always the case.Read More
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Working together, Congress and the White House have permanently blocked the Obama Administration’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces regulations (also known as the “blacklisting rule”) that would have, among other things, required government contractors and sub-contractors to disclose prior labor violations when bidding on certain federal contracts.Read More
The extent of Title VII protection against discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation remains a gray area after two recent federal appellate cases, and employers should be aware of state laws offering greater protection.Read More
D.C. Circuit confirms that OSHA does not permit employees to sue their employers for retaliation; instead, employees are limited to filing complaints with the Department of Labor.Read More
The OFCCP has updated the pay transparency statement that government contractors must include in their handbooks and post for employees and applicants.Read More