02/19/2013 - The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that a company is liable for pretexting undertaken by a third party on the company’s behalf. The court ruled that the company must pay compensatory and punitive damages to the employee who was the target of the investigation.
01/29/2013 - The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that will clarify what burden of proof a plaintiff must meet to prevail in a retaliation claim. Attorneys in the case have asked the Court to determine whether employees must prove that the retaliation was the sole factor in an adverse employment action or one of several factors.
01/03/2013 - A U.S. judge denies access to drone strike documents. A flight is forced to land after drunk passengers try to storm the cockpit. FBI sees a record number of firearms background checks. And more.
11/26/2012 - The EEOC has announced that the agency recovered a record amount of money for victims of discrimination in fiscal year 2012. The EEOC released the numbers as part of its first Performance and Accountability Report.
11/01/2012 - UAVs get closer to integration into domestic airspace. A police officer is suspended for using a stun gun on a child. USC uses its alert system to protect students after a Halloween night shooting. And more.