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  • Court: Pay workers to make sure they're not stealing? Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a suit filed by Amazon workers who claim they should be compensated for time spent in security screenings.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday on whether companies have to pay workers for time spent undergoing security checks, in a case challenging how hourly employees are compensated for tasks outside the regular work shift. Employees of Integrity Staffing Solutions, an Amazon.com Inc contractor handling merchandise shipped...

  • The decision, from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, came one day after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand similar rulings from appeals courts in other parts of the country.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday on whether companies have to pay workers for time spent undergoing security checks, in a case challenging how hourly employees are compensated for tasks outside their regular shifts. Employees of Integrity Staffing Solutions, an Amazon.com Inc contractor handling merchandise shipped...

  • The Supreme Court on Monday stopped short of ruling on the legality of same-sex marriage nationwide. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on appeals that could force the high court's hand on the controversial issue.

  • In a surprise move, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the controversial topic of gay marriage. The decision will allow same-sex marriages in five states that had previously banned the practice.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Gay marriage may be the most anticipated issue heading for the U.S. Supreme Court, but the justices also must tackle a host of business cases as they convene for their new term, including a patent battle involving Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.. The case also has broader ramifications in the patent arena as shown by the number of businesses...

  • Oct 3- The U.S. Supreme Court's new term is due to begin on Monday. *Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. In July 2013, the appeals court ruled in favor of two teams developing cheaper generic forms of Copaxone: one involving Novartis AG's Sandoz Inc and Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc and another involving Mylan Inc and Natco Pharma Ltd..

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Taking up a case closely watched by banks and insurance companies, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether federal housing law permits racial bias claims based on seemingly neutral practices that may have a discriminatory effect. The nine justices will consider whether the state of Texas violated the Fair Housing Act by...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said it would consider whether a Muslim woman denied a job at an Abercrombie& Fitch Co clothing store because she wears a head scarf was required to specifically request a religious accommodation. The nine justices agreed to hear an appeal filed in the closely watched case by the U.S. Equal Employment...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide in a case coming from Idaho whether private medical providers can sue a state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. Medicaid is a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states. Idaho's lawyers say that in order to...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to weigh whether to revive certain claims made in a class action lawsuit filed by employees against utility Edison International over its pension plan management. The San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed in an August 2013 decision. Edison International, U.S. Supreme Court, No....

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday had a change of heart and dismissed a case it had previously agreed to hear on whether class action claims against underwriters of securities issued by a unit of the now-defunct IndyMac Bancorp Inc should be able to proceed.

  • The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York directed two lower court judges on Wednesday to reexamine whether they had the authority to force compliance with court orders freezing accounts in China in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting federal court jurisdiction over foreign corporations.

  • Sept 7- The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review appeals court rulings against BP Plc over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history.

  • Sept 7- The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling against BP Plc over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history.

  • LINCOLN, Nebraska, Sept 5- Nebraska's Supreme Court heard arguments on Friday about whether Governor Dave Heineman acted properly when he blessed a route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and the court's decision could weigh on the controversial project. Keystone opponents who watched the proceedings from an adjacent room, were not so subdued.

  • As gays prevail in court, women see setbacks Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 7:56 PM ET
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on the Supreme Court's recent rulings, she sees an inconsistency.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 4- The U.S. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in its June decision in the case NLRB v. Noel Canning that recess appointments made by President Barack Obama to the NLRB's five-member board were invalid.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 1- Aereo Inc, the video streaming company that suspended service after the U.S. Supreme Court found it violated copyrights of television broadcasters, urged a federal judge to let it operate like a cable system, saying it likely would not otherwise survive.