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Justices, divided, say employment contracts banning class actions are lawful
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 21, 2018, 8:16 am
Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro write, "Workplace employment agreements that ban class actions do not violate federal labor laws, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
The justices, in a 5-4 decision, sided with employers and the Trump administration’s Justice Department, which last June abandoned th
Argentina Soccer Federation gave players advice on picking up Russian women ahead of World Cup
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:25 pm
Aaron Mansfield writes, “The governing body of Argentinian soccer, the Argentina Football Association, has come under scrutiny after it was reported that the AFA educated players on how to pick up Russian women. A manual that was distributed ahead of the World Cup, which will be held in Russia, incl
Meet the women taking over for Eric Schneiderman
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:24 pm
Kaitlin Menza writes, “The highest-ranking members of the New York attorney general’s office are laughing, hugging, and taking selfies, gathered for a photo shoot at Cosmopolitan.com's headquarters. They are jittery and tired after the week they’ve had.
And what a week! At 6:47 p.m. on Monday, May
How same-sex couples divide chores, and what it reveals about modern parenting
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:23 pm
Claire Cain Miller writes, “When straight couples divide up the chores of daily life — who cooks dinner and who mows the lawn, who schedules the children’s activities and who takes out the trash — the duties are often determined by gender.
Same-sex couples, research has consistently found, divide u
Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:20 pm
From MSN: “LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday.
The deal surpasses the $100 m