In a pivotal decision on August 27, the National Labor Relations Board “refined” its test for determining joint-employer status, broadening the scope of employers subject to joint collective bargaining and concerted activity...more
On March 18, 2015, the Office of the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board issued its "Report Concerning Employer Rules." The 30-page report contains 8 broad areas of employer work rules typically found in...more
On October 13, the Springfield, Missouri City Council, on a vote of 6-3, approved a bill expanding the city’s non-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes.
It should be no surprise that one out of four car crashes involve a driver using a cell phone according to The National Safety Council. Not only can distracted driving negatively impact road safety overall, cell phone use by...more
Recent changes by the U.S. Department of Labor will make public certain information concerning their foreign national employees.
On July 1, 2013, in furtherance of the Department of Labor's Open Government Initiative,...more
On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued two important opinions for employers facing liability and retaliation claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII")....more
On May 7, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unanimously struck down a rule of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") that would have required employers to post a...more
Recently, the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) General Counsel Division of Advice ("Division of Advice") released a memorandum offering guidance to an NLRB Regional Director concerning employers requiring...more
Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down a National Labor Relations Board ("Board") decision on the basis that the Board issuing the decision could not act lawfully, as it did not...more
In This Issue:
- New Health Care Mandates
- I-9's for Immigration in 2013
- A Policies and Procedures Review
- Classifying Employees as Exempt or Non-Exempt?
- Awareness of National Labor Relations Board...more