Labor & Employment E-Note - November 14, 2013


In This Issue:

- High Court Takes on Union Strategy to Push Neutrality Agreements

- Justices Consider Pay for Union Workers to Don Safety Gear

- Appeals Court Rules for Employers Over Birth Control Coverage

- Rule Would Allow Workers to Carry Over Flexible Spending Accounts

- Labor Department Seeks to Open Safety Reports to Public

- Tech Firms Requesting Most H-1B Visas Accused of Outsourcing

- Allowing Guns in Workplace Proves Contentious Issue

- White House Backs Raising Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour

- Excerpt from High Court Takes on Union Strategy to Push Neutrality Agreements:

Labor leaders and businesses are closely watching a Supreme Court case that involves a popular strategy used by unions to successfully organize hundreds of thousands ofworkers. That strategy -- widely deployed by the Service Employees International Unionand the Unite Here hotel workers union -- involves pressuring an employer into signinga so-called neutrality agreement in which the employer promises not to oppose a unionization drive.

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