Oracle America Inc. didn’t systemically discriminate against women and minorities in pay, a Labor Department administrative law judge ruled in a case that likely will have repercussions on the agency’s efforts to combat compensation bias in the tech sector.
Republican nominees Andrea Lucas and Keith Sonderling were confirmed to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in separate votes Tuesday, locking down GOP control of the workplace civil rights agency until at least mid-2022.
Barbara Lagoa—mentioned as a possible replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court—would become the first justice in three decades to arrive with experience as a state court judge. That resume is both a blessing and a curse.
Businesses will gain a simpler framework for classifying workers as independent contractors under a high-stakes regulatory proposal the Labor Department released, representing the Trump administration’s response to blue-state efforts to expand the scope of employee status.