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Employment law roundup



Democrats in Congress are preparing a bill to overturn the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling requiring age discrimination plaintiffs to prove that age was the decisive factor in a negative job decision [Boston Globe, New York Times "Room for Debate"] EEOC retaliation claims are on the rise, notes the WSJ [Workplace Prof]. The Senate has adopted an amendment by Sen. Franken (Minnesota) to ban federal defense contractors from using arbitration clauses to resolve a wide variety of discrimination and other claims [Houston Chronicle, Schwartz] And President Obama's nomination of veteran Georgetown lawprof (and ADA drafter) Chai Feldblum will add a strongly liberal voice to the EEOC [Workplace Prof]

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Rafael Mangual
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Manhattan Institute
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