Mark Carter

Mark Carter

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

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Minimum Wage Increase in West Virginia Begins January 1, 2015

Employers in West Virginia should be aware that a minimum wage increase is set to take place beginning January 1, 2015. Beginning January 1, 2015, all employers in West Virginia, with six or more employees, will be required...more

12/22/2014 - Employer Mandates Minimum Wage New Regulations Wage and Hour

NLRB Grants Employees the Right To Use Employer E-mail Systems

On December 11, 2014 the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued its decision finding that employees had a statutory right to use employer owned e-mail systems for protected communications during non-working periods....more

12/12/2014 - Email NLRB Protected Concerted Activity Purple Communications Unions

“Ambush Election” Regulation Announced - NLRB Issues Long Awaited Ruling

This morning, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced the implementation of the long awaited “Ambush Election” regulation. The rule is scheduled to take effect on April 14, 2015. The regulation will overhaul the...more

12/12/2014 - Ambush Election Rules NLRB Union Elections Unions

Supreme Court Invalidates NLRB Members' Recess Appointments

The United States Supreme Court has invalidated the “recess” appointments of three members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) who were appointed in January 2012 while the U.S. Senate was not in recess (Noel Canning...more

6/30/2014 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Recess Appointments SCOTUS

College Athletes are Deemed “Employees” and May Form Unions

Ruling could impact both private and publicly-held institutions - On March 26, 2014 NLRB Regional Director Peter Sung Ohr found the Northwestern University football players who held scholarships are “employees” and may...more

3/28/2014 - College Athletes NLRB Unions

Government Shutdown Impacts National Labor Relations Board

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has furloughed 1600 of its 1611 employees as a result of the failure of the United States government to reach an agreement to fund the federal agencies. Beginning on October 1, the...more

10/4/2013 - Government Shutdown NLRB

D.C. Circuit Vacates Controversial “Mandatory Posting” Rule

On May 7, 2013 the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the controversial “mandatory posting” rule implemented by the National Labor Relations Board on August 30, 2011. National Association of Manufacturers, et al. v. NLRB,...more

5/8/2013 - NLRA NLRB Notice Requirements Statute of Limitations

NLRB Appointments are “Constitutionally Invalid”

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has invalidated the appointments of three members of the National Labor Relations Board who were designated on January 4, 2012. On January 25, 2013, the Court issued its ruling in Noel...more

1/28/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments

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