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What Offices Need to Know About OSHA

Most employers know that OSHA covers manufacturing, construction, and warehouse workplaces but often overlook OSHA's applicability to front offices. Owners of business operating in strictly office settings like dentists, real…more
| Health, Labor & Employment Law

Choosing Personal Over Social Networking

Networking at group functions, in my opinion, is extremely difficult for new lawyers. Many in the group already know each other, but you don’t know anyone. You want to meet people, but don’t want to intrude into a group of…more
| Law Firm Marketing

Choosing Personal Over Social Media

Reminding new lawyers of the benefits of in person networking especially in this era of social media…more
| Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services

Settlement of NLRBs Facebook Case Offers Litte Guidance to Employers

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and American Medical Response of Connecticut (AMR) on Monday settled the unfair labor practice complaint the Board brought against AMR over what the Board depicted as overly broad social…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NLRB GC Requirements Mandatory Language in Settlement Agreements

Apparently continuing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recent aggressive pro-union agenda, the NLRB’s General Counsel has directed Regional Directors to include in every document settling an NLRB proceeding mandatory…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NLRB Challenges Termination Over Facebook Post

The Hartford, Conn. regional office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has filed a complaint alleging that American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc. illegally terminated an employee who posted negative remarks…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NLRB Decisions Move Us Closer To EFCA-“Lite”

As expected, and as we reported in our last Labor and Employment Alert on the subject, the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is not dead—even though Congress refuses to pass it—because the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)…more
| Labor & Employment Law

EFCA-“Lite”? – NLRB Board Member Pearce’s Comments Foreshadow EFCA-Like Election Period

The new makeup of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) combined with recent comments by one of its members indicate a potential major shift in union election procedures – a shift that would undoubtedly favor unions. Under…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Legal News of the Weird

Strange facts of even stranger law suits…more
| Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services

Shame Shame Shame Banners are Not Secondary Boycotts

The new majority of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has decided one of the oldest cases pending before the Board, ruling in favor of unions that bannering activities at construction sites do not constitute secondary…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Federal Contractors Required to Report First Tier Contract Awards in Excess of $25,000

On July 7, 2010, the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration issued an interim rule requiring federal contractors to make certain disclosures regarding…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Memo May Signal Increased NLRB Attention to Mandatory Arbitration of Employment Claims

In what may be a sign of greater scrutiny of mandatory arbitration clauses, the outgoing General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a memo that is intended to review and clarify the NLRB’s position on…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Invalidates Years Worth of NLRB Decisions

In a split decision, the United States Supreme Court has ruled that nearly 600 National Labor Relations Board decisions decided by a shorthanded board since January of 2008 must be reconsidered because the NLRB did not have the…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Holds Clock Restarts Upon Recent Application of Old Policy

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges challenging an established policy on grounds that it disparately impacts protected classes can be filed within 300 days of the policy’s…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Recent Labor Law Changes Show That EFCA is Still a Real Threat

The key objectives of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) are to make union organizing easier, restrict the ability to campaign against unions, and punish employers for expressing their opinions that unionization is not in their…more
| Labor & Employment Law
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