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Archive for December, 2017

Today’s Labor Updates, December 26, 2017

Interesting statistic with all the A&D testing put in place by Companies over the last 25 years: Overdoses from the non-medical use of drugs or alcohol while on the job increased from 165 in 2015 to 217 in 2016, a 32 percent increase. Are American Workers in Danger? OSHA Reports Dramatic Increase in Fatal Occupational […]

Today’s Labor Updates, December 19, 2017

Will the NLRB Let Employers Go Back to Conducting Confidential Investigations in the Workplace? Seyfarth Shaw LLP – Paul Galligan and Samuel Sverdlov USA December 15 2017 Seyfarth Synopsis: On Friday, December 1, 2017, newly appointed NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a memo containing a broad overview of his initial agenda as General Counsel. […]

Today’s Labor Updates, December 17, 2017

Nigerian oil union calls for strike after talks hit deadlock. Reuters | Published — Sunday 17 December 2017 ABUJA: A major Nigerian oil union said on Saturday it would launch a strike from Monday after talks aimed at resolving a dispute with domestic oil and gas companies reached a deadlock. The Petroleum and Natural Gas […]

Today’s Labor Updates, December 11, 2017

Employment & labour law in France. Ogletree Deakins – Karine Audouze and Jean-Marc Albiol France, Global December 8 2017 Use the Lexology Navigator tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions.  Country snapshot Key considerations Which issues would you most highlight to someone new to your country? Compliance with France’s written labour […]

Today’s Labor Updates, December 9, 2017

More on Pyramiding of Overtime & Related Payroll Issues 04Dec2017 Posted by: charlesakrugel   / Charles Krugel / Client Relations Click link: Pyramiding Pay Select events and news from the world of organized labor November 2017 Organizing According to data released by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the number of petitions for representation elections (RC) […]

Today’s Labor Updates, December 7, 2017

New Labor Board General Counsel Rescinds Guidance Declaring Student-Athletes ‘Employees’ Jackson Lewis PC – Gregg E. Clifton USA December 7 2017 One of the first actions of new National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb was to rescind guidance that college football players at private universities are employees under the National Labor Relations Act. […]