Labor & Employment E-Note - February 14, 2014

In This Issue:

- High Court Rules Steel Workers Need Not be Paid for Changing Clothes

- NLRB Proposes Rules to Streamline Unionization Voting Process

- Obama Administration Delays Another Health Insurance Mandate

- Businesses Have Mixed Reviews on Paid Sick Leave Laws

- Tech Startups Offering High-Quality Health Care as New Perk

- More Startups Offer Employees Chance to Cash in on Stock Options

- Volkswagen Plant Could Be First Foreign-Owned, U.S. Union Factory

- Labor Troubles at Kellogg's Memphis Plant Continue

- College Athletes Looking to Form Labor Union

- Obama Teams with Big Companies to Help Unemployed Find Work

- Excerpt from High Court Rules Steel Workers Need Not be Paid for Changing Clothes:

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to employers by ruling that a group of unionized steel workers does not have to be paid for the time they spend "donning anddoffing" safety gear before and after their shifts. The unanimous ruling came in a caseinvolving workers at a U.S. Steel Corp plant that was closely watched by industries thatemploy workers who wear safety clothing.

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