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8/27/2015

In one of its most anticipated decisions in years, the National Labor Relations Board today redefined who is a “joint employer” under federal law... 

By Carolyn Blake, 8/18/2015

Last week, six state attorneys general spoke out about the National Labor Relation Board’s (NLRB) pending rewrite of the joint employer standard.  In their letter, the AGs expressed strong concerns about how a new standard would impact businesses in their states...

By Sean P. Redmond 8/5/15

The bill that dare not speak its name—card check—is back in the news less than a week after it reared its ugly head in the ever-evolving presidential campaign.  This time, another candidate has come out supporting the misnamed Employee Free Choice Act according to a recent news report

By Sean P. Redmond  7/30/15

Like it or not, the 2016 presidential campaign is well underway, and voters will have the opportunity to weigh the pros and cons of the various candidates.  As they do so, presumably they will consider the candidates’ various policy positions, including, perhaps, a new discussion of a bad old idea: card check...  

By Sean P. Redmond 7/22/15

The United States Supreme Court’s recently agreed to hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, in which the Court will review the constitutionality of compulsory union dues in the public sector...  

By Sean P. Redmond 7/15/15

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) on July 10 reversed a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that had ruled service employees at AT&T had a had a right to wear T-shirts referring to themselves as inmates or prisoners when they made service calls at homes and businesses... 

By Sean P. Redmond 7/8/15 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision recently that has overturned yet another longstanding precedent, this time requiring witness statements in workplace investigations to be disclosed to a union. The decision reiterates that the Board’s acti...
By Sean P. Redmond 7/8/15 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on July 7 announced that it was suspending its invitation for briefs in the Buckeye Florida case, in which the Board was poised to reevaluate the legality of so-called “fair share” fees in right-to-work states. The ...