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Amazon Workers to Hold Mail Union Vote Starting in February (2)

Amazon.com Inc. workers at an Alabama warehouse will vote by mail in February and March on whether to form a union, the National Labor Relations Board said, setting a date for a closely watched referendum on the relationship between the largest online retailer and the employees who pack and ship its products.

Allegiant, Worker Settle Suit Over Sensitivity to Cleaning Agent

Allegiant Air LLC and an airport transportation supervisor who claimed the airline failed to accommodate her when her hands broke out in blisters because of a cleaning agent it used on its planes have resolved her lawsuit, California federal court records show.

Foreign Student Beats U.S. in Work Program Papers Scrap

A U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ decision to deny a foreign student the change to correct his application for the optional practical training program was “arbitrary and capricious,” an Alabama federal court ruled.

Bar on Shortening Worker’s Time to Sue Applies Under ADA, ADEA

Recent precedent rejecting employer attempts to contractually reduce the amount of time a worker has to sue for job discrimination applies with equal force under federal laws prohibiting age and disability bias and isn’t limited to the law barring race, sex, and other forms of unequal treatment, the Sixth Circuit ruled Friday.

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Can Your Employer Make You Take It?

As the Covid-19 vaccines roll out, first to frontline workers and the elderly, then to the general public, employers are making plans to return to their offices. How quickly they succeed will likely depend on how many of their employees get vaccinated.

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