Review of Judge Samuel Alito’s Record in Worker Rights Cases
[Excerpt] This review includes decisions and dissents authored by Judge Alito in cases involving basic statues enacted by Congress to protect workers: the Fair Labor Standards Acts, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act (and other labor relations laws), the Worker Adjustment and Restraining Notification Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. This review includes several decisions and dissents of concern in cases involving statues barring employment discrimination, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. This summary does not include decisions in which Judge Alito participated but did not author an opinion. It also does not include summary decisions issued without published opinions (either affirming agency decisions or granting petitions for review). This review includes information on the appointing president of participating judges.
Judge Samuel Alito; workers’ rights; decisions; cases; opinions
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