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United States Challenges China’s Aluminum Subsidies at the WTO

by King & Spalding on

On January 12, the United States filed a request for consultations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the substantial subsidies that the Chinese government has been pouring into its primary aluminum industry from...more

Employer’s Safety Concerns Were Not Sufficient to Avoid its Obligations Under its Collective Agreement

by Dentons on

An Employer was required to revert to a previous shift schedule in accordance with its obligations under the collective agreement, notwithstanding its claim that the previous shift schedule was less safe....more

OSHA Settlement May Point Direction on Injury Reporting Policies

Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) signaled an intention to take employers to task for maintaining policies that required employees to immediately report workplace injuries and...more

Steelworkers Reverse Course and Withdraw Request for Import Relief on Aluminum

In an unusual change of course, the United Steelworkers Union (USW) has now withdrawn the Section 201 petition it filed just last week to request temporary relief against imports of primary unwrought aluminum. According to...more

Union Seeks Increased Duties on Imported Aluminum

On April 18, the United Steelworkers Union (USW) petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC or Commission) for relief pursuant to Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974, a safeguard provision of the U.S. trade...more

United Steel Workers File Petition Requesting Section 201 Investigation of Aluminum Imports

Background - On April 18, 2016, the United Steel Workers filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), requesting the initiation of an investigation under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 on...more

Eleventh Circuit Holds That An Order Compelling Arbitration is Final And Appealable When Arbitration is the Only Relief Requested...

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

The Eleventh Circuit recently dismissed an appeal from an order compelling arbitration because the appealing party failed to file a notice of appeal within thirty days of that order. ...more

Building Materials Manufacturing Corp to Pay $62,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

Agency Alleged Company Refused to Permit Disabled Worker to Exercise Bumping Rights in a Layoff - ATLANTA - Building Materials Manufacturing Corporation, a roofing materials manufacturer headquartered in Wayne, N.J.,...more

Employer permitted to use “cumbersome” two-page sick leave medical form implemented after STD costs increase, arbitrator rules

by Dentons on

An employer’s introduction of a new two-page sick leave medical form did not violate the collective agreement, a labour arbitrator has held. The employer introduced the form in response to the increasing costs of...more

NLRB Rules that Racism is a Protected Activity

Although no one reading this article would disagree with the premise that employers cannot and should not tolerate bigotry from anyone in their workforce, the NLRB apparently thinks otherwise. In a troubling decision handed...more

Talks Resume in Ongoing Refinery Worker Strike

by Baker Donelson on

Representatives of the major oil companies and the United Steelworkers Union returned to the table on March 9, 2015 to resume talks regarding a three-year labor contract during a strike by workers that has now entered its...more

GAF Materials Corporation Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Company Refused to Permit Disabled Worker to 'Bump' in a Layoff, Federal Agency Charges - ATLANTA - GAF Materials Corporation, a roofing materials manufacturer headquartered in Wayne, N.J., unlawfully terminated a...more

Electrical Steel Investigations Advance

by King & Spalding on

Two important electrical steel trade cases are advancing after affirmative preliminary determinations by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the Department of Commerce (Commerce). The first case involves imports...more

Student-Athletes: Are They Employees?

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Digging Deeper into the History of the NLRB’s Decision and Northwestern’s Appeal - This case started when the “College Athletes Players Association” (“CAPA”) was formed as a union created to represent the Northwestern...more

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