Posts Tagged ‘SCOTUS’

May
2014
15

Circuit Indecision Leads SCOTUS to Tackle Lifetime Vesting of Collectively Bargained Health Benefits

  The Supreme Court has granted a petition of certiorari in a case from the Sixth circuit court which looks to set a nationalized standard concerning vested health benefits. The case aims to determine whether courts should assume such benefits were meant ‘for life’ if a collective bargaining agreement does not specifically say so….
Apr
2014
9

In First Post-McCutcheon Comments, Lead Lawyer Contradicts Himself, Admits Money Isn’t Free Speech

  The Supreme Court’s tragic decision in McCutcheon vs. FEC has brought about a whirlwind of political commentary, spanning the spectrum from those, such as Newt Gingrich, who suggest remarkably that it will “equalize the middle class and the rich” to those, like E.J. Dionne, who understand that it will usher in an era of …
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Jun
2013
17

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ralph’s Grocery Request to Deny UFCW Picketing Rights

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ralph's Grocery Request to Deny UFCW Picketing Rights
  If the good news about the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Arizona’s restrictive voter ID law hasn’t satisfied your human rights’ appetite for the day, look no further than California where SCOTUS has denied a review of Ralph’s Grocery Company v. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 8. This…