United States Supreme Court Rules on Employment Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 01/21/2012 The United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses of the First Amendment bar lawsuits brought by ministers against churches if the ministers claim to have been terminated in violation of employment discrimination laws. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC et al., No. 10-553, (Jan. 11, […]

Dallas Court Vacates Arbitration Award in Employment Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 01/18/2011 A Dallas appellate court recently vacated an arbitration award in an employment matter.  Alim v. KBR (Kellogg, Brown & Root) – Halliburton, No. 05-09-00395-CV (Tex. App.—Dallas, Jan. 10, 2011), available at http://www.5thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/as_web.exe?c05topin.ask+D+137543. An arbitrator issued an award that denied an individual’s employment-related claims.  The individual, having learned that the arbitrator did not disclose […]

United States Supreme Court Issues Employment Law Decision

/cdklawyers.com// 06/11/2010 Recently the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled on an employment matter.  Lewis v. City of Chicago, No. 08-974, __ U.S. __ (May 24, 2010), available at http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/09pdf/08-974.pdf.  The Court held that a plaintiff who failed to file a timely charge of discrimination challenging the adoption of a discriminatory practice could still assert […]