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Today’s Labor Updates, June 20, 2017

List And Check It Twice! Jackson Lewis PC – Thomas V. Walsh, Howard M. Bloom and Philip B. Rosen. USA June 16 2017. Several deficiencies in a voter eligibility list justified rerunning an election that the employer had won, the NLRB has held, 2-1 (Chairman Philip Miscimarra dissenting in part). RHCG Safety Corp., 365 NLRB No. […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 10, 2017

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of May 30 – June 2, 2017. The Summary of NLRB Decisions is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for the opinions of the NLRB.  Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the Executive Secretary at 202‑273‑1940. Summarized Board Decisions Teachers College, Columbia […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 8, 2017

Arbitration awards in France. Dechert LLP – Eduardo Silva Romero, Nicolas Pralica, Audrey Caminades and Xavier Nyssen. France, Global May 9 2017. Use the Lexology Navigator tool to compare the answers in this article with those from 20+ other jurisdictions. The award Requirements What legal requirements are there for recognition of an award? Must reasons be given for the […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 25, 2017

End In Sight For The Micro-Unit Nightmare Spawned By NLRB’s Specialty Healthcare Decision? Maybe… Barnes & Thornburg LLP – David Pryzbylski USA May 22 2017 There appears to be light at the end of the micro-unit tunnel. Anyone following National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) developments knows that few decisions have had as much impact on […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 9, 2017

Explosion of Right-to-Work Laws May Cut the Lifeblood of Labor Unions. Labor unions in the private sector continue to shed members at rates that any union officer would find alarming, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. By Mark J. Neuberger May 8, 2017 Labor unions in the private sector continue […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 7, 2017

NLRB Won’t Create Rule Extending To Nonunion Workers Right To Have Union Rep At Disciplinary Interview. by Jackson Lewis P.C. The National Labor Relations Board has decided not to exercise its discretionary authority to engage in rulemaking at this time to reverse the Board’s decision in IBM Corp., 341 NLRB 1288 (2004), and extend Weingarten […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 2, 2017

NLRB Affirms New Standard on Employee Email Use. Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP  USA April 27 2017 Why it matters A divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) affirmed that if an employer provides employees with access to the email system, then employee use of email for statutorily protected communications on nonworking time is presumptively permitted. […]

Today’s Labor Updates, April 24, 2017

Health-Care Workers Aim to Decertify a Union Suspected of Fraud. Home health-care workers in Minnesota say the Service Employees International Union has taken dues from them without their permission. By Akash Chougule & Jason Flohrs — April 19, 2017 As its membership plummets, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is seeking to unionize home health-care […]

Today’s Labor Updates, April 20, 1017

Tesla Workers File Charges with National Labor Board as Battle with Elon Musk Intensifies. David Dayen April 20, 2017 Employees fight back as Tesla ramps up anti-union policies. Capital & Main is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political and social issues. The American Prospect is co-publishing this piece. Workers at Tesla’s Fremont, […]

Today’s Labor Updates, March 24, 2017

Acosta Unsure About Using Pay Level for Overtime Eligibility. From Daily Labor Report  By Chris Opfer The man tapped to run the Labor Department isn’t sure the agency should be using workers’ pay levels to determine if they’re automatically eligible for overtime compensation. An Obama administration rule to make some 4 million workers newly eligible […]