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Fictitious Business Name Suffices For Compliant Wage Statement
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Court of Appeal, in Savea v. YRC Inc., held that an employer complies with Labor Code section 226(a)(8) when the employing entity lists its fictitious business name
United States
1 May 2019
The "Perfectly Clear" Successor Doctrine Just Got A Bit Narrower
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Board narrowed the circumstances of when a successor employer will be a "perfectly clear" successor.
United States
1 May 2019
And The Waiting Continues . . . NLRB Extends Comment Period On Joint Employer Rule Once Again
In September 2018, the NLRB released its new proposed rule regarding the joint employer standard. The NLRB extended the comment period twice since the release of the new proposed rule.
United States
27 Dec 2018
Change To Construction Industry Bargaining Relationship Put On Hold
The NLRB suspends its request for briefing regarding potential changes to the construction industry bargaining relationship in light of Charging Party Union's withdrawal of the underlying charge.
United States
19 Dec 2018
Waiting For Godot, Or, In This Case, The NLRB
Seyfarth Synopsis: The National Labor Relations Board recently commenced an examination of the continued validity of a number of Obama Board actions.
United States
18 Sep 2018
Employee's Vulgar Comment To Manager During Staff Meeting Was Not Protected Under The NLRA
The ALJ found that the employer did not violate the Act where it terminated an employee for using vulgar language during a staff meeting in efforts to undermine the general manager's managerial authority.
United States
31 May 2018
Not All Work Rules Fly Under Boeing
Administrative Law Judge finds confidentiality work rule unlawful under new standard set forth in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (2017) ("Boeing").
United States
1 May 2018
Collyer Deferral: GC Memorandum 18-02 Upholds Parties' Agreed Upon Method Of Grieving And Arbitrating Certain Unfair Labor Practice Charges
On Friday, December 1, 2017, newly appointed NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a memorandum containing a broad overview of his initial agenda as General Counsel.
United States
27 Dec 2017
The Stale Harassment Complaint: Coal In Your Stocking?
The natural inclination is to ignore attempts to dredge up claims of harassment that happened long ago. But no harassment claim is too old to investigate.
United States
21 Dec 2017
Today, April 4th, Is Equal Pay Day. In Commemoration, Seyfarth's Pay Equity Group Is Introducing A 50-State Pay Equity Desktop Reference.
Today, April 4th, is Equal Pay Day. In commemoration, Seyfarth's Pay Equity Group is introducing a 50-State Pay Equity Desktop Reference.
United States
10 Apr 2017
New York Judge Puts A Nail In Union Organizer's FLSA Claims Coffin
NY district court judge in Krupinski v. Laborers Eastern Region Org. Fund, No. 15-cv-00982 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2016), grants union's summary judgment dismissing former union organizer's FLSA claims.
United States
18 Oct 2016
Prompt Payment Required – Doesn't Matter If Fired, Retired, Or Resigned
The California Supreme Court holds that employers must promptly pay final wages owed to employees who quit, including those who retire, or risk paying steep statutory penalties...
United States
30 Aug 2016
Guidance On Handbooks, Policies, And Social Media Guidelines – Employers' Attempts To Protect Themselves Too Much Can Lead To Loss Of Protection
Cy-Fair's Social Networking Guideline's prohibited the use of its logos, names, pictures or accounts of activities without prior approval.
United States
26 Jul 2016
New DLSE FAQs: Unequal Guidance On Equal Pay Law
Most helpful is discussion of factors affecting whether work by different employees is "substantially similar" enough to require equal wages.
United States
14 Apr 2016
All Is Fair In Love And The Workplace?
It is not surprising that sparks may fly in the workplace, considering that most Americans spend more time at work than they do anywhere else.
United States
16 Feb 2016
Dislike Employees' Facebook "Likes"? Fire Away At Your Own Risk
On October 21, 2015, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the ruling of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") decision in Triple Play Sports Bar and Grill...
United States
7 Nov 2015
Dislike Employees' Facebook "Likes"? Fire Away At Your Own Risk
On October 21, 2015, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the ruling of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") decision in Triple Play Sports Bar and Grill, 361 NLRB No. 31 (2014).
United States
3 Nov 2015
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