Tag Archives: Upholds

Fifth Circuit Upholds Ruling Against Claim of Employment Discrimination Based on Transgender Status But Leaves the Door Open to Future Argument of the Issue

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals In an opinion issued yesterday in Wittmer v. Phillips 66 Company, the Fifth Court of Appeals affirmed the granting of summary judgment in favor of Phillips 66 on a claim of employment discrimination based on transgender status.  The Court … Continue reading

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Court upholds arbitrator's award finding unilateral change in past practice, rejects public policy challenge

The District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has confirmed an award of Arbitrator Edward Krinsky that found  Mondelez Global improperly and unilateral modified a past practice allowing employee to voluntarily work seven days without a day of rest. Mondelez Global, … Continue reading

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NY Appellate Court Upholds Variance Denials to Enable More Apartments for Student Housing

Petitioner owns property that contains eight buildings with one- and two-bedroom apartments leased to college students.  Petitioner sought to create additional housing on this property and applied first for 5 area variances, later withdrew 2 but continued with the 3 … Continue reading

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Court upholds limits on Navy sonar training

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Massachusetts Appellate Court Upholds Finding that Injured Employee is Incapable of Performing Sedentary Work over Employer’s Objection that Judge was Biased

When you suffer an injury on the job, sometimes the damage is so severe that you are unable to resume your normal occupational duties. Part of the claims process involves examining your work capacity and determining the types of work … Continue reading

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