Work forms a large and vital part of life, so when problems arise at a place of employment it can have an enormous impact on both employees and businesses. There are many laws that govern employee rights and obligations at work, but the interpretation and application of those laws can change considerably as the workplace itself changes. FindLaw’s Employment News section is the leading source of legal news and information affecting the workplace, with breaking legal news, analysis from attorneys and important stories from around the Web.
100 protesters chastise Duquesne University's opposition to union drive
PITTSBURGH (AP) — About 100 protesters at Duquesne University are urging the school to drop its opposition to a union drive ...
Obstacles on left and right for Congress' negotiators struggling to seal a federal budget deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking ...
Lawsuits over deaths of 19 firefighters more likely after Ariz. Forestry cited for errors
PHOENIX (AP) — Citations and fines issued to the Arizona Forestry Division for the deaths of 19 ...
Construction sites often involve multiple work crews in close proximity, so when a construction accident occurs, sometimes numerous parties are found liable for any resulting injuries. When an injury arises ...