Paying hot-shot drivers by the load or mile? Contracting out repair work to vehicles or machinery? Are individuals who regularly perform work integral to your business being paid through accounts payable? Have welders that...more
As we discussed recently in our blog post, “President Obama Issues Two Executive Orders in 10-Day Period,” last week President Obama issued the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Under this order, federal...more
The decision affects every employer with an arbitration agreement and every employer that wants to avoid class and collective actions, which should be all of them....more
In a major win for employers, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, on December 3, 2013, rejected the highly controversial D.R. Horton, Inc. decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Today, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued their much anticipated decision in D.R. Horton v. NLRB, overturning an earlier National Labor Relations Board ruling on worker arbitration agreements that was at the heart...more
The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued two landmark rulings affecting the viability of arbitration as an alternative to costly litigation....more