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Medical Screener Beats Third-Party Worker Suit Over Health Info

Two Californians can’t proceed with claims alleging a clinic that conducted medical screenings of them as part of their application for jobs with potential employers violated their job, privacy, and other rights by asking them to divulge irrelevant health-history information, a federal judge ruled.

Federal Workers Can Quit Unions More Easily Under New Final Rule

Federal workers who join unions but later decide to quit can opt out of paying union dues anytime after their first year of membership and not just during a specified period each year, under a final rule issued by the agency that oversees the labor relations program for government employees.

Religion, LGBT Rights Again on Collision Course at High Court

Religion and LGBT rights in the workplace will continue to clash in light of U.S. Supreme Court rulings on LGBT job protections and religious defenses to bias claims, and an upcoming First Amendment case the justices will tackle next term involving same-sex foster parents.

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Gig Economy Workers, App-Based Companies, and the Law

App-based companies and state governments are at odds over how to properly classify gig economy workers.

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