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NLRB Limits Protections For Striking Workers In Consolidated Communications
Seyfarth Synopsis: Though the NLRA provides robust protections for striking employees, the Board's decision in Consolidated Communications demonstrates some of the limits of those protections
United States
9 Oct 2018
Second Circuit Denies NLRB's Attempt To Issue Bargaining Order Against Novelis Corp.
Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 15, 2018, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Novelis Corp., et al. v. NLRB, et al., upholding several unfair labor practices against Novelis Corp...
United States
19 Mar 2018
Hazards Ahead: Uptick In Biometric Privacy Laws Can Put Employers In Hot Seat
A string of recent class action lawsuits regarding businesses' use of employees' biometric data should put employers on heightened alert regarding compliance with various state biometric privacy laws.
United States
10 Oct 2017
NLRB Rounding Into Shape
After this week's Senate confirmation, William J. Emanuel becomes the fifth member on the National Labor Relations Board and creates a 3-2 Republican majority.
United States
4 Oct 2017
Change To Occur Slowly At NLRB
At today's client symposium, "First 100 & Beyond: Strategy & Planning Summit for Businesses," Brad Livingston offered insight into the state of the National Labor Relations Board...
United States
5 Jun 2017
Illinois Catches The Paid Sick Leave Bill Bug
The Illinois General Assembly will consider the proposed Healthy Workplace Act which, if passed into law, will require most Illinois employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
United States
12 Apr 2017
NLRB Finds Employer Did Not Need To Provide A Union Representative During A Police Interrogation During Which Management Was Present
In November 2015, an EMT working in San Bernardino County, CA learned that the Operations Manager planned to fire the EMT's girlfriend.
United States
27 Feb 2017
A Fresh Take On The Horizontal Joint Employment Theory: Conditional Certification For Subway Employees Denied
Federal court denies motion for conditional certification for a proposed class of employees working at separate Subway franchises.
United States
6 Dec 2016
Back To School: NLRB Takes Aim At Colleges And Universities
The National Labor Relations Board issued three important decisions this week that will significantly impact private colleges and universities.
United States
31 Aug 2016
NLRB Paves Way For Student Unionization
The NLRB ruled that students who work as teaching assistants at colleges and universities are "employees" under the NLRA and are thus permitted to engage in collective bargaining.
United States
30 Aug 2016
Federal Court Halts Enforcement Of DOL's New "Persuader Rules"
On June 27, 2016, a federal district court in Lubbock Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction preventing the Department of Labor's new persuader regulations from taking effect this July 1, 2016.
United States
6 Jul 2016
Maryland Passes One Of Nation's Most Expansive Equal Pay Laws
Maryland has joined states such as California and New York by passing one of the country's most aggressive equal pay laws.
United States
1 Jun 2016
NLRB Targets Independent Contractor Classification Of Truck Drivers
NLRB claims that employers violate Section 8(a)(1) of the NLRA by misclassifying employees as independent contractors, thereby restraining and coercing employees in the exercise of their rights guaranteed under Section 7 of the Act.
United States
4 May 2016
EEOC Expands Its View Of Retaliation Charges
The EEOC recently released its Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation, which is not law, but will shape how the agency investigates retaliation charges going forward.
United States
24 Feb 2016
Seventh Circuit Asked To Recognize That Protections Of Title VII Cover Gays And Lesbians
In Hively, the plaintiff asserts that her employer discriminated against her because she is a lesbian.
United States
20 Oct 2015
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