Fifth Circuit Rules on CBA Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 09/20/2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a plaintiff’s collective bargaining agreement did not provide the exclusive remedy for her sex discrimination claim. Ibarra v. United Parcel Serv., No. 11-50714 (5th Cir. Sept. 13, 2012), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-50714-CV0.wpd.pdf.   After being fired, the plaintiff filed a grievance under her union’s collective […]

Hiring an Employment Law Attorney to Conduct Employee Training Sessions

/cdklawyers.com// 01/07/2011 Many companies train employees on key employment policies, such as discrimination and harassment.  These programs are typically designed to both help the employer comply with federal and state employment laws and to prevent harassment and discrimination from occurring.  Equally important, however, if an employer fails to properly train employees on these matters, the […]