Wisconsin union files unfair labor practice suit against state

Mar 7, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The suit, filed by the Wisconsin State Employees Union, claims that the state has violated Wisconsin law by refusing to engage in collective bargaining with the state’s employees.

Today in 1998: Supreme Court rules federal laws prohibit same-sex harassment in the workplace.

Mar 4, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

In Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex discrimination in the workplace is prohibited under federal law.

Hot Docs: "Illegal hotels" now illegal

Mar 3, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Last week, two landlords filed suit claiming New York City regulation barring landlords from leasing units for less than 30 days to be an unconstitutional taking prohibited by the Fifth Amendment.

WestlawNext Q&A: Streamlined searches

Mar 2, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Q: Is there an easier way to identify key numbers relevant to my issue without having to sort through the thousands of

Today in 1870: Hiram R. Revels becomes the first black United States Senator

Feb 25, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

In the aftermath of the Civil War and overcoming racially-charged challenges, Hiram Rhodes Revels was elected to the United States Senate as its first black member.

Hot Docs: Asking for a Referendum on Lemon?

Feb 24, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The current Establishment Clause jurisprudence is anything but simple. Just look at the recent Catholic League v. San Francisco opinion. The case

WestlawNext Q&A: A simpler way to navigate a case

Feb 22, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The “Go to” menu allows you to directly skip to different sections of the case you’re currently viewing.

Is it the President’s or the Presidents’ day?

Feb 21, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although it is widely known as “Presidents Day,” officially, the public holiday observed on the third Monday in February is called “Washington’s Birthday.”

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