In This Issue:

- NMB Announces Voting Procedures Changes

- Second Circuit Weighs In On AIR21 Burden-Shifting Framework

- DOL Issues Final FMLA Crewmember Regulations

..Flight Crew Eligibility Standards

..Flight Crew Leave Bank

..Flight Crew Utilization Calculations

..Retention of Physical Impossibility Exception

..Crewmember Recordkeeping Obligations

..Effective Date and Resource Materials

- OFCCP Issues New Directive for Analyzing Pay Discrimination Claims

..Preliminary Analysis and Assessment of Quantitative and Qualitative Factors

..Use of a Wide Range of Investigative and Analytical Tools

..Examples of Employment Practices that May Lead to Compensation Disparities

..Effective Date

..Employers' Bottom Line

- Recent NMB Results

- Upcoming Events

- Excerpt from NMB Announces Voting Procedures Changes:

On March 11, 2013, the National Mediation Board (NMB) published a Notice, 40 NMB No. 43, announcing changes to the Board's voting procedures and Representation Manual. Specifically, the Board announced:

? Effective with elections commencing on or after March 25, 2013, voters will cast their vote using one confidential access code, instead of the prior system with two different numbers (a Voter Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN)). The access code will be a randomly generated twelve digit number known only to the voter and the NMB...

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