On July 29, the General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that, absent settlement, he has directed the issuance of complaints in 43 unfair labor practice (ULP) cases, alleging that McDonald’s...more
In another move to increase its relevancy and efficacy in the workplace, the National Labor Relations Board has indicated that it intends to focus on seeking injunctions in successor cases.
Section 10(j) of the...more
Suddenly, the advance sheets show a wave of litigation targeting private equity funds. See, e.g., Guippone v. BH S&B Holdings LLC, 737 F3d. 221 (2d Cir. 2013) (private equity funds potentially liable for WARN Act liability);...more
As of yesterday, the New York City Earned Sick Time Act requires almost all New York City employers to provide employees with up to 40 hours of sick leave each year.
Much has been written following the Supreme Court’s decisions in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 563 U.S. ____, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011); Oxford Health Plans, LLC v. Sutter, 569 U.S. ____, 133 S. Ct. 2064 (2013); and American...more
The practice of conducting unpaid security checks of employees at their workplaces is under fire across the country. Many employers have been hit with class action suits seeking to test the legitimacy of this practice under...more
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE Act) into law, with an effective date of October 1, 2013. ...more