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Supreme Court Rules That Employers Can Be Forced To Defend Against Actions Under Title VII Not Properly Brought Before The EEOC
Resolving a circuit split regarding the jurisdictional nature of Title VII's charge-filing requirement—the statutory requirement that an employee who alleges that he or she has been subjected
United States
18 Jun 2019
No Evidence? No Problem! National Labor Relations Board's General Counsel Memorandum Eases Burden On Beck Objectors Following Board's Decision In Kent Hospital
On April 29, 2019, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") issued Memorandum GC 19-06, which provides guidance to the Board's regional offices
United States
29 May 2019
I'm Not Paying For That! National Labor Relations Board Increases Rights Of Beck Objectors And Further Limits The Activities Unions Can Fund Through Dues Collections
On March 1, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board ("Board"), in a 3-1 decision, ruled that Beck objectors cannot be required to financially support the lobbying efforts of unions because lobbying
United States
18 Mar 2019
National Labor Relations Board Issues Decision Overruling Obama-Era Independent Contractor Test: What This Means For (Putative) Employers
In a business-friendly decision issued on January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") revised its test for determining whether putative independent contractors are exempt from coverage under the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA"). See SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., 367 NLRB No. 75 (2019) ("SuperShuttle").
United States
7 Feb 2019
National Labor Relations Board Signals That It May Leave Purple Communications Black And Blue
On August 1, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") issued a Notice and Invitation to File Briefs, inviting the public to file briefs on whether the Board should overrule its 2014 decision ...
United States
13 Aug 2018
National Labor Relations Board Seeks To Increase Participation In Alternative Dispute Resolution Program With New Pilot Program
It is the Board's position that the ADR program provides parties with greater control over their cases and more "creative, flexible, and customized settlements," and will save the parties time and money.
United States
20 Jul 2018
National Labor Relations Board's General Counsel Releases Memorandum Providing Guidance On Handbook Rules After Its December 2017 Boeing Decision
On June 6, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB" or "Board") General Counsel issued Memorandum GC 18-04 ("GC 18-04"), which provides guidance to employers on the legality of certain handbook rules ...
United States
4 Jul 2018
NLRB Confirms That It Intends To Proceed With Rulemaking On Joint Employer Standard
On June 5, 2018, in response to a May 29, 2018 letter from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), National Labor Relations Board Chairman...
United States
11 Jun 2018
National Labor Relations Board Deviates From Typical Practice And Announces That It Is Considering Rulemaking To Address Joint Employer Standard
On May 9, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") announced it is considering rulemaking to address the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
24 May 2018
7th Circuit Issues Ruling That Waiver Of Statutory Rights Under FLSA In Collective Bargaining Agreement Must Be Clear And Unmistakable
On May 15, 2017, the Seventh Circuit issued its ruling in Vega v. New Forest Home Cemetery...
United States
9 Jun 2017
National Labor Relations Board Issues Yet Another Decision Finding An Employer's Work Rules Overly Broad
The National Labor Relations Board ("Board") recently issued a decision that serves as a reminder for both union and non-union employers that the Board continues to take an aggressive stance on...
United States
20 Dec 2016
Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule Implementing Executive Order Requiring Paid Sick Leave For Employees Of Federal Contractors
On September 29, 2016, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued regulations implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires federal contractors to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
United States
20 Oct 2016
U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding Federal Contractors' Obligation To Provide Paid Sick Leave To Employees
On Thursday, February 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued proposed regulations for implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires federal contractors to provide up to 56 hours of paid sick leave to its employees annually
United States
8 Mar 2016
Attention D.C. Employers: Notice Provisions Of Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act Must Be Complied With By May 27, 2015
D.C. employers have until May 27, 2015, to comply with the notice provisions of the Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014 ( "WTPAA")...
United States
26 May 2015
The Changing Landscape For Services Contractors
Two recent developments have the potential to change the landscape for contractors providing services to the Government.
United States
2 Feb 2015
Executive Orders And New Employment Requirements For Federal Contractors
As promised in his 2014 State of the Union Address, President Obama has turned to executive action to increase the minimum wage.
United States
28 Apr 2014
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