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Pair of NLRB ALJ Decisions Find Unions Violated NLRA

by Proskauer - Labor Relations on

It is mid-November, and the Board is at a full complement, and even has a new General Counsel. While we haven’t seen anything significant (or really, anything at all) come out of the newly constituted Board we know the new...more

Proskauer’s 2017 IPO Study

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Proskauer’s Global Capital Markets Group has released its fourth annual IPO Study, a comprehensive analysis of U.S.-listed initial public offerings that priced in 2016, including an identification of IPO trends over a...more

Will The NLRB’s Protection of Unacceptable Conduct Last?

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

It’s ironic, isn’t it? While the EEOC could find an employer liable for tolerating racist or sexist remarks by employees, the NLRB has repeatedly found employers liable for failing to do so under the guise of protecting...more

A Costly Lesson For Employers On Replacement Workers

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: Board panel found that long-term care facility acted for an “independent unlawful purpose” when it permanently replaced striking workers allegedly in order to teach the union and strikers a lesson and to...more

Canadian Employment News Series - October 2015

by DLA Piper on

When an employer carries on business during a strike or lockout, one of the difficult questions has been the status of employees who cross the picket line to work during the labour dispute. In a decision on July 22, 2015,...more

The legality of employee strike action

by Reed Smith on

Welcome to Reed Smith’s Monthly Global Employment Law blog post. This month’s post covers the legality of employee strikes in five key jurisdictions: France, Germany, Hong Kong, the UK and the United States. France...more

General Assembly Bans Strikes by State Workers, Expands Right to Interest Arbitration

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Earlier this month, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation that drastically changes the collective bargaining landscape for State of Illinois employees. Senate Bill 1229 requires the use of interest arbitration...more

Australia: Industrial Action - Best Practice Guide

by DLA Piper on

OVERVIEW - The FW Act contains a central distinction between “protected” industrial action (that is, lawful action) and “unprotected” industrial action (unlawful action). However, a designated “bargaining period”...more

Supervisor’s Violation Of Lockout “Cardinal Rule” Did Not Justify Dismissal: Appeal Court

by Dentons on

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a trial judge’s decision that an employee’s violation of a lockout rule was not just cause for dismissal....more

NHL's Lawyer: Lockouts Are 'Necessary' Weapons

by Bloomberg Law on

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Robert Batterman, senior member of the Sports Law Group at Proskauer Rose LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about his representation of the National Hockey League during recent negotiations...more

What Can the NHL Lockout Teach Us About Mediating Non-Compete and Trade Secret Disputes?

by Fisher Phillips on

After 113 days, the NHL lockout ended with the NHL and its players association reporting that they have reached a tentative deal. Although they say that a lot of i's need to be dotted and t's need to be crossed, it looks as...more

NFL Replacement Referees-the Lessons of Training Temporary Employees

by Thomas Fox on

The short autumn of our discontent is over as the United States has ended one of its greatest national convolutions of recent memory. Am I speaking of the attack on the US Consulate in Libya; the current stalemate of US...more

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