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NELA Amicus Brief: Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia; Altitude Express, Inc. v. Zarda; R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. E.E.O.C. (U.S. Supreme Court)

On July 3, 2019 the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute for Law & Policy (The NELA Institute) joined the Impact Fund in filing an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court (S.C. 17-1618, 17-1623, 18-107) in support of LGBTQ...

Bostock, Zarda, Harris - Amicus Brief of Impact Fund NELA Brief and Appendix.pdf

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NELA Amicus Brief: Frappied, et al v. Affinity Gaming Black Hawk, LLC (10th Cir.)

On June 6, 2019 NELA and The NELA Institute filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit (10th Cir. Case No. 0:19-cv-01063). NELA and The NELA Institute filed this brief in support of the Plaintiffs, challenging the district court decision that the...

2019.06.06 Filed Amicus Brief Frappied v. Affinity Gaming.pdf

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NELA Amicus Brief: Fort Bend County, Texas v Davis (U.S. Supreme Court)

On April 3, 2019, NELA and The NELA Institute jointly filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to rule that Title VII's administrative-exhaustion requirement is a waivable claim-processing rule and not a jurisdictional prerequisite to suit. This case arose after...

NELA Amicus Brief Fort Bend County TX v Davis.pdf

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NELA Impact Fund Amicus Brief_Acosta v. Austin Electrical Servs. (9th Cir.)

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, NELA joined a coalition of civil and employee rights organizations in filing an amicus brief in support of the Plaintiff-Appellees in Acosta v. Austin Electrical Services , pending currently in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. This case concerns the...

Acosta v. Austin Electrical Servs_NELA Impact Fund Amicus Brief_9th Cir_102318.pdf


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NELP IBT EPI NELA Amicus Brief - New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira (U.S. Supreme Court)

On July 25, 2018, NELA joined the Economic Policy Institute and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in supporting an amicus brief authored by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira , pending currently in the U.S. Supreme Court. The case concerns...

New Prime v. Oliveira_NELP NELA Amicus Brief_072518.pdf


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AARP NELA Amicus Brief - Mt. Lemmon Fire District v. Guido & Rankin

On July 12, 2018, NELA was pleased to join our colleagues at AARP and AARP Foundation Litigation on an amicus brief in support of the Respondents John Guido and Dennis Rankin in Mt. Lemmon Fire District v. Guido & Rankin , pending currently in the U.S. Supreme Court. This case concerns...

Mt. Lemmon v. Guido_US SC_AARP NELA Amicus Brief_071218.pdf


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NWLC NELA Amicus Brief_Parker v. Reema Consulting_4th Cir_053018

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, NELA was proud to join with a coalition of women’s, employee, and civil rights groups led by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) in filing an amicus brief in support of the Plaintiff-Appellant Evangeline Parker in Parker v. Reema Consulting Services, Inc. ,...

Parker v. Reema Consulting_NWLC NELA Amici Brief_053018.pdf


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NELA AARP Amicus Brief - In re Anthem & Express Scripts ERISa Litigation

On May 2, 2018, NELA was pleased to join with AARP and AARP Foundation Litigation in filing an amicus brief on behalf of the plaintiffs/appellants in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in In re Express Scripts Inc. & Anthem, Inc. ERISA Litigation . The Employee Retirement...

In re Express Scripts Anthem ERISA Litigation_NELA AARP Amicus Brief_050218.pdf


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NELA AARP Amicus Brief - Reagan-Diaz v. Sessions (D.C. Cir.)

On Friday, February 9, 2018, NELA joined AARP and AARP Foundation Litigation in filing an amicus brief in support of Plaintiff-Appellant Sharon Reagan-Diaz in Reagan-Diaz v. Sessions , pending currently in U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. After Ms. Reagan-Diaz suffered a serious...

Reagan Diaz v. Sessions_NELA AARP Amicus Brief_020918.pdf


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LCCHR NWLC NELA Amicus Brief_Janus v. AFSCME, et al._011918 (U.S. Supreme Court)

On January 19, 2018, NELA joined a coalition of over 80 civil and workers’ rights groups in filing an amicus brief on behalf of the Respondents in Janus v. AFSCME, et al. , pending currently in the U.S. Supreme Court. This case involves a challenge to “Fair Share” rules, which require non...

NWLC LCCHR NELA_Janus v. AFSCME Amicus Brief_US SC_011918.pdf


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ACLU CWLL NELA Amicus Brief_Legg v. Ulster County_2d Cir_011118

On January 11, 2018, NELA joined a coalition of civil rights and gender equity groups in signing an amicus brief filed by the ACLU Women's Rights Project (WRP) and the Center for WorkLife Law (CWLL) in Legg et al. v. Ulster County (2d Cir.). This case concerns the appropriate interpretation...

Legg v. Ulster County_ACLU CWLL NELA Amicus Brief_2d Cir_011118.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, et al. (U.S. Supreme Court)

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, NELA filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Respondents in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, et al. At issue in this case is whether automobile dealership Service Advisors are exempt from the overtime protections in the Fair Labor...

NELA Amicus Brief_Encino Motors v. Navarro_US SC_120717.pdf


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Brotherston, et al. v. Putnam Investments, et al. (1st Cir. ERISA)

On November 8, 2017, NELA joined our colleagues at AARP in filing an amicus brief on behalf of the Plaintiff-Appellants in Brotherston, et al. v. Putnam Investments, et al. , pending currently in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. The district court’s decision in this case...

Brotherston v. Putnam_1st Cir_AARP NELA Amicus Brief_110817.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Nesbitt v. FCNH, et al. (10th Cir.)

On October 4, 2017, NELA and a group of Business & Economics Law Professors filed an amicus brief in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, on behalf of Plaintiff-Appellant Rhonda Nesbitt and a putative class of her fellow massage therapy students, in Nesbitt v. FCNH, et al. This...

Nesbitt v FCNH_NELA Amicus Brief_10th Cir_Final.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Forced Arbitration Joint Action Ban Cases (U.S. Supreme Court)

NELA was proud to join with our colleagues at the National Employment Law Project and ten labor unions in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in support of the National Labor Relations Board and employees in three consolidated cases addressing the...

Forced Arbitration Joint Action Ban Cases_NELA NELP Union Amicus Brief_US SC_Filed 081617.pdf





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NELA Amicus Brief: Luke v. CPlace Forest Park SNF, LLC (5th Cir.)

On January 26, 2017, NELA joined the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and approximately two dozen other civil rights and public interest groups in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on behalf of the Plaintiff-Appellant in Luke v. CPlace Forest Park SNF, LLC ....

Luke v. CPlace_5th Cir_Amicus Brief_Filed_012617.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Wang et al. v. Hearst Corp. (2d Cir.)

On January 13, 2017, NELA joined a coalition of groups led by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on behalf of the Plaintiff-Appellants in Wang et al. v. Hearst Corp. This case involves the appeal of a...

Wang v. Hearst Corp_Amicus Final_011317.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Carcaño v. McCrory (4th Circuit)

On October 25, 2016 NELA joined a coalition of groups led by Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF) and the Impact Fund in signing onto an amicus brief in Carcaño v. McCrory , currently pending in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. This case involves a challenge to...

Carcano v. McCrory Amicus Brief (4th Cir.).pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Palmer v. Canadian National Railway & Illinois Central Railroad Company (ARB)

On August 3, 2016, NELA, joined by the Truckers Justice Center, Teamsters for a Democratic Union, and General Drivers, Warehousemen & Helpers Local No. 89, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB) in support of whistleblower...

Palmer_ARB_NELA Amicus Brief_080316.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Punt v. Kelly Services & GE Controls Solutions (10th Cir.)

On April 5, 2016, NELA was joined by our colleagues from the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, in support of the Plaintiff-Appellant Kristin Punt in Punt v. Kelly Services & GE Solutions Controls . The...

Punt v. Kelly Servs_10th Cir_NELA and NDRN Amicus Brief_040516.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Abernathy v. Dept. of the Army (MSPB)

On February 8, 2016, NELA filed an amicus brief in Abernathy v. Department of the Army, MSPB Docket No. DC-1221-14-0364-W-1, pending before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). NELA’s amicus brief was filed in response to the MSPB’s invitation for public amicus ...

Abernathy v. Dept. of the Army_NELA Amicus_Filed.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Mohamed/Gillette v. Uber (9th Cir.)

On January 19, 2016 NELA joined the National Employment Law Project, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Consumer Law Center, and Towards Justice in filing an amicus brief in support of the Plaintiff-Appellees in Mohamed/Gillette v. Uber . Our amicus brief makes...

Mohamed v Uber_NELA Amicus_9th Cir_FINAL.pdf