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The Human Toll of Court Secrecy

photo credit: dharder9475 via photopin cc By Jennifer BennettBudd-Kazan Attorney It has not been a good year for auto safety. More than 60 million vehicles were recalled in 2014—that’s more than twice the previous record. And every day it seemed there was another story of…

A Victory Against Wage Theft and For Class Actions in Braun v. Walmart

photo credit: WisconsinJobsNow via photopin cc By Victoria NiManaging Attorney In a significant victory for workers who’ve suffered wage theft, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court yesterday upheld an almost $188 million jury verdict against retail behemoth Walmart for failing to pay a class of employees for…

Black Friday: At What Cost to Workers?

By Victoria W. NiManaging Attorney photo credit: Jobs With Justice via photopin cc This Friday—Black Friday—marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. On the minds of retailers and shoppers alike is this question: “How low can you go?” Retailers want to know how…

Important Victory for Bullying Victims Everywhere

Graffiti photographed by security at Pine Bush High School. By Adele Kimmel Senior Attorney  Today, a federal court put all schools on notice that they can’t ignore severe harassment and, if they do, they risk being held accountable in court. What does the law require…