Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) reintroduced proposed regulations that would expedite union elections. If finalized, the regulations, which were published in the Federal Register last...more
This alert may appear to be “more of the same” to some. But good news is always worth repeating.
Last month, we reported that the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals had struck down the National Labor Relations Board’s...more
The “fluctuating workweek” wage payment method is allowed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) when (1) a non-exempt employee’s hours of work fluctuate from week to week, (2) the employer and employee agree to use this...more
Under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), absent a few highly unusual situations, a non-employee union representative can be denied access to an employer’s property at any time. Workplace inspections conducted by OSHA...more
As some of you may have seen through the various main-stream media outlets who have reported this development, in early 2012, President Obama appointed three NLRB Board members without the consent of the Senate. The...more
In a flurry of year-end activity, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) has issued a number of significant decisions. The following is excerpted from the NLRB’s press release issued on December 21....more
Federal spending cuts as a result of the looming fiscal cliff may have an additional impact on federal contractors anticipating layoffs or plant closures. Employers with 100 or more employees are required to provide their...more