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September 24, 2021

  • Covid Orders And Court Tros In Play As Legal Proceedings Mutate
  • NLRB General Counsel Announces Intent To Seek “Complete Relief” In Remedies
  • Evade Or Avoid Withdrawal Liability Need Only Be One Principal Purpose In A Transaction To Void It Says Third Circuit

September 15, 2021

  • Administration Imposes Sweeping Vaccine Mandate On Federal Workers And Large Employers
  • Unions And Tyson Foods Agree On Paid Sick Leave For COVID-19 Vaccinated Workers
  • NY Hero Act: Takeaways From Governor Hochul’s Recent COVID-19 Designation
  • Notice Of Expiration Of Cobra Premium Assistance
  • Warning! The “Key To NYC” Program Has Turned To Enforcement

September 9, 2021

  • Union Fails Standing In Covid Protection Litigation
  • Third Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Deference To Arbitration
  • Surcharges In The Time Of The Covid-19
  • Federal Unemployment Benefits Expire For 7.5 Million Americans
  • Remembering 9/11

September 2, 2021

  • Dc Circuit Bars Trump Board Access Rule As Arbitrary
  • The Board’s Rx For Relief In Unfair Labor Practice Cases May Soon Go Extra Strength
  • Chicago Afl-Cio Opposes Vaccine Mandates

August 26, 2021

  • Second Circuit Approves Trump Board’s “Contract Coverage” Standard Easing Unilateral Employer Changes
  • Third Circuit Revives Class Action Interpreting Userra In Favor Of Servicemembers
  • Afl-Cio Elects Liz Shuler President – Shattering Labor’s Glass Ceiling

August 19, 2021

  • Nyc Requires Individuals To Display Proof Of Vaccination To Participate In Certain Indoor Activities
  • Board General Counsel Issues Memorandum Detailing Priorities Including A Roadmap To Undo Many Trump Era Cases
  • Irs Issues Supplemental Guidance On Cobra Premium Assistance
  • While You Were Looking Elsewhere, Scotus May Have Just Upheld Mandatory Vaccinations
  • Mayor De Blasio Signs Labor Peace Agreement Legislation For Human Services Contractors
  • Osha Issues New Covid-19 Guidance

August 11, 2021

  • NLRB Allows the Rwdsu To Take Another Swing At Amazon
  • National Infrastructure Bill Closer To Reality After United States Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill
  • Nyc Law Regulating Use And Collection of Customer Biometric Information In Effect, Along With Millions Of Dollars In Potential Liability

May 13, 2021

  • Court Of Appeals Strikes Down Trump Board Secondary Picketing Decision As A Stretch Too Far
  • Singing A Different Time: NLRB Acting General Counsel Reverses Course On GAG Orders
  • Governor Cuomo Signs HERO Act Offering Greater Workplace Covid Protection

May 3, 2021

  • National Labor Relations Board Defers President Biden’s General Counsel Appointment to the Courts
  • Biden Administration Cancels Trump Era Gig-Worker Rule
  • Teamsters Prevail in Lawsuit Challenging California’s Abc Classification Law for Independent Contractors
  • New Pot Law in New York Creates Legal Ambiguities for Workers

April 28, 2021

  • New York Courts Dismiss Defamation Claims By Alleged Sexual Harassers
  • Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Unionization Efforts Continue With Mixed Results
  • A Closer Look At The Multiemployer Pension Plan Relief Under Arpa

April 20, 2021

  • Right And Wrong Along A Black And Blue Line
  • SDNY Invalidates Trump Campaign Non-Disclosure And Non-Disparagement Contract Provisions
  • Continuation Of Cobra Subsidies – Employers Scramble To Apprise Workers
  • Stop The Steal: Department Of Labor Issues Guidance To Halt Fraudlent Unemployment Insurance Payments

April 13, 2021

  • Unions Do Not Find A Sweet Home In Alabama
  • New York State Budget Includes First Of Its Kind Renewable Energy Job Standards
  • Biden Department Of Labor Ends Trump Era Rule Limiting Double Damages In Wage Cases
  • Biden Nominates New Head To Lead Osha

April 8, 2021

  • Dol Issues Cobra Premium Assistance Model Notices
  • Jersey Courts Strike Down State Statute Prohibting Employment Discrimination Claims Going to Arbitration
  • Play Ball – Sdny Throws out Umpire Claiming Title Vii Foul
  • Court Grants Amazon Employee’s Request to Add a New Wage And Hour Claim for Pre-shift Covid-19 Related Screenings

April 2, 2021

  • U.S. District Court Rules Hospital Lawfully Terminated Pregnant Employee Refusing Flu Shot
  • Senate Passes Extension To Paycheck Protection Program – Deadline Now May 31, 2021
  • Department Of Labor Presents New Rule For Tipped Wages After Calling Pause On Trump Era Proposed Rule
  • Garden State Guidance – New Jersey Issues Vaccination Rules

March 23, 2021

  • Third Circuit Upholds Discharge Of Bny Mellon Employee For Social Media Post Praising Violence
  • Second Circuit: Employment Agreement Arbitration Clause Does Not Extend To Erisa Third-party Plan Fiduciary
  • One Year Into Covid-19 Pandemic Union Wage Increases Are Sluggish
  • Reminder – New Round Of Paycheck Protection Program Funds Available – Unions And Some Employee Benefit Plans May Be Eligible – Deadline March 31, 2021
  • United States Senate Confirms Boston Mayor Marty Walsh As Secretary Of Labor

March 19, 2021

  • Reminder – New Round Of Paycheck Protection Program Funds Available – Unions And Some Employee Benefit Plans May Be Eligible – Deadline March 31, 2021
  • Osha Inspections And Nys Leave Aim To Stem Covid-19
  • Appellate Court Approves Mandatory Retrement For New York State Judges
  • Original Sin – J & J Vaccine Variant Raises Religious Objection

March 9, 2021

  • Tale Of Two Felons
  • Right To Work Laws – The Battle Continues In The States
  • The “Fight For Fifteen” Rages On: New Study Shows There Is No Monster Under The Bed

March 3, 2021

  • U.S. District Judge Broadly Answers How Broad Can Labor Arbitration Go?
  • United States Supreme Court Rejects Amazon Driver’s Last Mile Arbitration Dispute
  • Biden Department Of Labor Renews Focus On Wage Enforcement For Government Contractors
  • Biden Labor Department Extends Jobless Benefits To Workers Refusing Unsafe Work
  • Biden Eliminates Trump Era Apprenticeship Program

February 23, 2021

  • When Is CBS Not CBS? When It Is Not A Single-Employer
  • Biden Administration At EEOC Continues Dismantling Trump ERA Rules
  • Department Of Labor Reverses Trump GIG Worker Guidance
  • DC Circuit Reminds NLRB Who’s Boss

February 18, 2021

  • Amazon vs. Wonder Woman-Pressure Mounts in Battle Over Workers’ RightsWORKERS’ RIGHTS
  • Bloomberg Not “Employer” Under Nyc Human Rights Law
  • The Democratically-Controlled Congress Advances President Biden’s Pro-Worker Legislation
  • Breaking News-Biden Nominates Abruzzo As Nlrb General Counsel, But Beware Robb’s Revenge

February 09, 2021

  • Democratic Majorities in the U.S. Senate and House Of Representatives Introduce National Paid Family and Medical Leave
  • For next Seven Weeks Workers in Alabama Will Vote on Whether to Become the First Amazon American Workers to Unionize
  • Timing Is Everything in Two Second Circuit Decisions

February 04, 2021

  • Biden’s Acting General Counsel OHR Brings Immediate Change To NLRB
  • Trump Board Panel Protects Wildcat Strikers This Time, Notes Possible Change In Future Cases
  • Biden Administration Orders Broader Bargaining And Protections For Federal Workers
  • Post-Covid-19 Emerging Issues: New Proposed Changes To Workplace Privacy Laws

January 27, 2021

  • Decisive Biden Administration Actions Immediately Impact Labor And Employment
  • New York State Building And Trades Council Endorses State Legislation Designed To Protect Workers During Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Other New Governmental Measures Undertaken To Implement Covid-19 Workplace Safety Standards

January 20, 2021

  • Wishing Success To Our New President And Vice President
  • As Federal Covid-19 Paid Sick Leave Ends, New York Paid Sick Leave Steps In
  • Departing Trump Eeoc Releases Final Rule On ‘conciliating’ Bias Claims
  • 2021 Cola Increases For Dollar Limitations On Qualified Retirement Plans
  • Qualified Retirement Plan Limits
  • Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 13, 2021

  • Challenge To New Nassau County Superior Officers’ Labor Contract Dismissed
  • New York City Adds Just Cause Protection For Fast Food Workers
  • In Big Win For Building Trades, Biden Nominates Marty Walsh For Labor Secretary

January 07,2021

  • Trump Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Independent Contractor Status
  • Sag-aftra Health Plan Facing Legal Challenges Due To “Draconian” Benefits Cuts
  • Renowned Hotel Compelled To Proceed To Arbitration Regarding Fund Contribution Dispute
  • Change And Independent Monitor Come To The UAW

December 30, 2020

  • Lame Duck Trump Administration Rushes Rules, Rulings, And Retribution In Eleventh Hour
  • No Way You Stay Free Speech – U.S. District Court Enjoins Anti-diversity Order

December 22, 2020

  • Covid-19 Vaccinations-staying Healthy, And Immune from Discrimination Law Liability
  • Second Circuit Cabins Fiduciary Liability For Service Providers Acting under Contract
  • Second Circuit Reaffirms Deference to Labor Arbitration
  • Machinists Name New General Counsel
  • Merry Christmas!

December 15, 2020

  • End Of Year Reminders And New Changes For 2021
  • Trump EEOC Offers “pass Jail” Cards To Employers
  • PBGC Says That Multiemployer Program Projected To Be Insolvent In FY 2026; Single-employer Program Improves
  • Happy Chanukah

December 08, 2020

  • For God And Country-EEOC Issues Updated Compliance Manual On Religious Discrimination
  • Spate Of Litigation Alleges New Causes Of Action To Combat Unsafe Working Conditions Related To Covid-19
  • Noelia E. Hurtado Joins Pitta LLP

December 02, 2020

  • Grapes Of Wrath? Scotus To Review Union Access To Farm Workers
  • First Circuit Court Of Appeals Places Limits On Qualified Immunity Doctrine
  • EEOC Ending Nearly Half Century Old Case Against Iron Workers Local 580

November 23, 2020

  • Public Sector Unions Lose FED Challenge to Benefit Cuts
  • NLRB Tells Paving Co. IT can’t Shift Union Member Work Without Bargaining
  • OSHA Says that Cloth Masks are not PPE
  • Stephen Mc Quade Joins Pitta LLP
  • Thanksgiving Message

November 18, 2020

  • D.C. Circuit Subjects Board Unit Determinations To Strict Scrutiny, Invalidating Two Elections Won By Union
  • New Jersey And California Take Polar Opposite Paths On Gig Economy Law
  • Bruce Cooper Retiring From Pitta LLP

November 10, 2020

  • Congratulations To Joe Biden And Kamala Harris – What Labor, Employees And Employers May Now Expect
  • DC District Court Upholds City Law Cutting Police CBA Disciplinary Protections
  • US Doj Asks Second Circuit To Restore Trump Administration’s Joint-employer Test
  • Veteran’s Day 2020

November 5, 2020

  • Delay In Presidential Election Results Leaves Legislation And Policy Decisions In Limbo
  • National Labor Relations Board Will Determine The Fate Of “The Rat”
  • Employers Sue To Prevent New Jersey’s New Severance Law From Taking Effect
  • Appointee Resigns Over Trump’s Cancellation Of Civil Service Job Protections
  • Comcast And Other Cable Contractor Agree To Pay $1.85 Million To Workers For Failing To Pay Minimum Wage And Overtime

October 27, 2020

  • Federal Court Rejects Nlrb Bid To Strike Down Oregon Anti-captive Audience Law
  • Trump Threatens Contractors On Anti-bias Training – OFCCP Seeks Support By Dec. 1, 2020 – Business And Nonprofits Push Back
  • Scotus Signals Interest In Hearing Erisa Case
  • Osha Debunks N95 Misinformation And Declares The Masks Very Effective Against Covid-19
  • Senate Majority Confirms Justice Barrett To Scotus

October 21, 2020

  • New York’s Election Day Rules
  • NLRB Continues To Halt Vote By Mail Elections
  • NLRB Polices Workplace Etiquette
  • PBGC Premium Increase For Multiemployer Plans

October 14, 2020

  • Fifth Circuit Joins The Sixth Circuit In Applying The “Salary Basis” Test To Determine Whether A Worker Is Overtime Exempt
  • Democrats Continue Attack On Dol’s Gig Worker Proposal
  • Trump Dol Faces Backlash Over Proposal To Limit Proxy Voting Power
  • Office Of Labor-Management Standards Solicits Comments For New Lm-2 Form

October 7, 2020

  • U.S. DOL Proposes Amendments To LM-2 Forms Resulting In Heavier Burdens On Unions
  • U.S. District Court Sends Withdrawal Liability Acceleration Case To Arbitrator
  • De Blasio Signs Three Bills To Protect Hotel Workers, Small Businesses, And Employee Sick Leave

September 30, 2020

  • Third Circuit Backs Union Right To Production Of Purchase agreement In Parts Relevant To Collective Bargaining
  • NLRB Calls Halt To A Mail-ballot Union Election
  • House Issued And NLRB Rejected Subpoenas To Explore NLRB Members’ Conflicts

September 23, 2020

  • America Mourns The Death Of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • New York State Sick Leave Law Changes To Go Into Effect September 30, 2020
  • So You Thought Your Discussions With Counsel Were Privileged? Think Again
  • NJ Federal Court Case May Impact Whether Mandatory COVID-19 Health Screenings Are Compensable Under Wage And Hour Laws

September 16, 2020

  • Third Circuit Holds That Courts And Not Arbitrators Decide Whether Agreement To Arbitrate Exists, Even If Agreement Commits That Question To Arbitrator
  • Third Circuit, By 2:1 Decision, Rejects “CLAWBACK” Of Union Dues
  • The Latest Covid Consequence: Back To Work, Back To Litigation

September 9, 2020

  • NLRB Advises Employers How To Avoid Unions Under Cloak Of Covid
  • Board General Counsel Directs Regions To Issue Complaints Against Card Check Neutrality Agreements And Related Organizing
  • Federal Court Excises Parts Of Trump’s Proposed Changes To Joint Employer Rule
  • Covid Provides No Pause Of Nys October 9 Sexual Harassment Training Deadline

September 2, 2020

  • Second Circuit Grants Request For Stay In 50A Case
  • Fema Approves NY Application To Provide Additional Unemployment Payments To New Yorkers
  • California Federal Court Rules That Amazon Delivery Drivers Can Avoid Arbitration

August 27, 2020

  • NLRB Covid Advice Memos Leave Labor Coughing, Short Of Breath And Needing Ventilators
  • Court Rules Cuny Can Take “cares” Money While Adjuncts Take Walking Papers
  • Federal Court Enjoins Trump’s Anti–LGBTQ Rules

August 20, 2020

  • Law Enforcement Unions File Lawsuit Challenging NYC “diaphragm Law”
  • California Court Orders Uber And LYFT To Reclassify Drivers As Employees
  • Allegedly Funny, Frightened And Star-struck Arbitrator Not Evidently Partial In Favor Of Uber

August 13, 2020

  • New York Federal Court Voids Restrictions On Paid Leave For Workers Affected By Covid-19
  • New Osha Guidance: Masks Won’t Hurt You
  • Senate Confirms Lauren Mcferran As Sole Democrat On The Nlrb

August 05, 2020

  • Trump Board Proposes To Turn Excelsior Rule Inside Out
  • Citing Scotus In Bostock, Tenth Circuit Leads Federal Courts In Recognizing Sex Plus Age Discrimination Claims
  • Must Employees Be Paid For Time Spent Undergoing Covid-19 Screening Procedures?

March 13, 2020

  • Managing The Coronavirus For New York State Employers/Employees
  • Retirement Plan Reform: The Secure Act
  • Eighteen Attorneys General Sue To Block Long Awaited Joint Employer Rule

February 26, 2020

  • Republican Only Nlrb Final Joint Employer Rule Tightens Standard, Eliminates Obama-era Precedent
  • Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Wage Inquiry And Reliance
  • Nyc Commission On Human Rights Settles With Prada Over Racist Imagery And Imposes First Of Its Kind Restorative Justice Measures
  • Dems Pro Labor Bill Warrants Union Support, Caution, And Self-reliance

February 11, 2020

  • TWU & IAM Negotiate Top Flight Joint Agreements For Their Members Employed By American Airlines
  • District Of Columbia Circuit Court Again Rejects NLRB’S Jurisdiction Over Religious School Faculty
  • Striking Workers May Now Obtain Unemployment Benefits After Three Weeks’ Loss Of Employment

February 4, 2020

  • Second Circuit Upholds Arbitrator Award Reducing Employer Withdrawal Liability Assessment
  • NRLB To Countrywide Financial : Illegal Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Under Boeing Standard
  • Governor Cuomo Proposes Legislation Further Protecting Transit Workers From Harassment And Assault
  • New York State Budget Proposal Includes Provision To Provide Unions Access To Orientations For New Employees

January 16, 2020

  • NLRB Applies Retroactive Manifest Injustice Standard To Claw Back Union Representation
  • Censoring Employees’ Discussions Of Workplace Investigations Not A Violation Of Workers’ Rights, Says NLRB
  • National Labor Relations Board To Employers – You Can Restrict Your Employees’ Use Of E-mails
  • Federal Court Stays Implementation Of Long Sought New York State Farm Labor Law

December 19, 2019

  • NLRB Issues Final Rule Undercutting Reforms In Representation Case Procedures
  • U.S. Department Of Labor Proposal Expands Financial Disclosure And Reporting Requirements To Public Sector Labor Unions
  • Layoff Of Non-Union Members In Bargaining Unit Not Subject To First Amendment Strict Scrutiny Protection
  • D.N.J. Court Faces In Two Directions Post Janus: Upholds Union But Pans Legislation

November 27, 2019

  • NLRB Region 2 Welcomes “New” Regional Attorney
  • New Rules On Overtime Eligibility Take Effect January 1, 2020
  • NLRB Says To Defer To Arbitrators In Some “Unilateral Change” Cases
  • PBGC FY2019 Annual Report: Good News And Bad News
  • Thanksgiving Message

November 13, 2019

  • Second Circuit Affirms NLRB Ruling Protecting Fired Servers’ Emails As Protected Concerted Activity
  • NI Federal District Court Clips Care One RICO Claim Against SEIU
  • A Week Late And Plenty Of Dollars Short
  • A Veterans Day Message Good All Year

October 29, 2019

  • If You Missed The Deadline, This May Be Your Last Chance Before The Lawsuit
  • And Don’t Forget Election Day Tuesday November 5 New Leave Time Rules
  • Irs Issues Final Hardship Distribution Rules
  • Seventh Circuit Ruling: Statute Of Limitations On Withdrawal Liability Runs From The Acceleration Date
  • Nlrb Sidesteps Itself, Using Rulemaking To Reverse Controversial Graduate Student Rule
  • State Judge Freezes Alaska’s Attempt To Extend Janus, For Now

October 8, 2019

  • Trump Nlrb Rules That Nlra Protects Employer Right To Misclassify Workers As Independent Contractors
  • Nyc Issues Guidance To Protect Against Discrimination On The Basis Of Immigration And National Origin
  • Dol Final Rule Raises Ot Exemption And “highly Compensated Worker” Thresholds

September 20, 2019

  • Nlrb Further Limits Union Organizing access, Reversing Decades Old Precedent
  • The Nlrb Makes It Easier For employers To Make Unilateral Changes
  • Split Dc Circuit Enforces Obama Board “perfectly Clear Successor” Rule, Flashing “slow” For Expected Trump Board Reversal

September 5, 2019

  • Tennis Coach Wins Rematch on Dismissed Lawsuit for Discriminatory Discharge Over Alleged Sexual Harassment
  • Nlrb Broadly Prohibits Non-Employee Leafleting, Reversing Obama Era Board
  • Nlrb Limits Class Waivers

August 26, 2019

  • Harasser time is up in New York State
  • Wright line going wrong
  • New york state human rights law expanded:Discrimination based on natural hairstyles and religious attire and facial hair now prohibited

August 8, 2019

  • Complete Preemption Prevails To Defeat NYS And NYC Discrimination Claims
  • Court Of Appeals Rebuffs Federal Employee Unions’ Lawsuit Challenging Trump Executive Orders
  • National Mediation Board Seeks To Streamline Procedure For Decertification Under Railway Labor Act

July 23, 2019

  • Federal Law Preempts New York Statute Banning Mandatory Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Not Only Does Scabby The Rat Symbolize Freedom To Organize – Judge Rules That Inflating Rodent During Labor Protest Is Constitutionally Protected
  • New York Moves To Close The Wage Gap
  • New York Employees May Soon Be Able To “Lien” On Their Employer’s Property For Wage And Hour Violations

July 9, 2019

  • Jettisoning Precedent, NLRB Prescribes How to Withdraw Union Recognition at Contract End Without Election

July 2, 2019

  • Business Not Usual In NY State
  • New York Now Requires Paid Leave For Voting
  • FY 2018 EBSA Enforcement Statistics

June 19, 2019

  • NLRB Invites Employers To Post “No Union Allowed” In Public Places
  • Judge Balks At Umpire’s Claim Of Union Privilege
  • Getting Wright Line Right
  • New Jersey: First State In Nation To Require Panic Buttons To Protect Hotel Workers From Harassment

June 6, 2019

  • Supreme Court Limits A Procedural Defense Available To Employers In Job Discrimination Lawsuits
  • Rats, Cats, And Snakes
  • Ring And Kaplan Ride To Rescue Of Threatening Employer; Mcferran Dissents
  • NLRB’S General Counsel’s Advice Memo: Uber Drivers Cannot Unionize
  • Farmers’ Rights To Organize Sprout Into Fruition

May 17, 2019

  • Workers Win Two When U. S. Supreme Court Denies Review Of Public Sector First Amendment Cases
  • Court Enforces NLRB Order Of Prescribed Bargaining Times And Information
  • Stop [striking] & [resume] Shop[ping]

April 25, 2019

  • State courts join in upholding union exclusive bargaining rights post janus
  • NLRB successorship pendulum swings back towards employers
  • Second circuit panel hobbles ADA plaintiffs by replacing “mixed motive” with restrictive “but for” standard

April 11, 2019

  • New York City Human Rights Commission Rolls out Online Anti-sexual Harassment Training
  • NLRB Issues Additional Advice regarding Duty Of Fair Representation
  • City Pension Actuary Miscalculates By millions, Corrections Scheduled Through 2022
  • Why Plan Drug Costs Can Rise As Rebates Do Too

March 27, 2019

  • Janus II Rebuffed – Union Not Liable For Pre-Janus I Damages
  • New Jersey Enacts New Paid Family Leave Law
  • NLRB Veers Hard Right In Applying Law To Curtail Union Effectiveness

March 14, 2019

  • More Overtime, Please! DOL Proposes New Overtime Rule
  • Ninth Circuit Rules Janus Does Not Bar Union’s Exclusive Representation Rights
  • Beck Revisited – NLRB Limits Union Chargeable Expenses
  • When Things Get Hairy: NYC Bans Discrimination Based On Hair
  • NLRB To Review 2016 Standard Regarding Its Jurisdiction Over Charter Schools

February 27, 2019

  • Labor Divided – New Battlefront: Hudson Yards
  • Appellate Court Rules That Police Body Camera Video May Be Publicly Disclosed
  • Rats! Robbed Again? Scabby Caged In Seventh Circuit For Now
  • Maintenance Of Checkoff Provision May Be Maintained

February 12, 2019

  • SCOTUS Holds “Wholly Groundless” Exception To Arbitrability Wholly Groundless
  • Building Trades Must Wrestle With Hudson Yards Developer In State Court Because Tort Claims Not Preempted By Federal Law
  • U.S. Department Of Education’s Proposed Title IX Regulations Seek To Protect Sexual Harassment Complainants And At The Same Time Give Respondents A Fair Process
  • Two “Mother’s Day” Laws Passed To Protect Nursing Mothers In The Workplace

January 31, 2019

  • National Labor Relations Board Reverses Independent Contractor Rule
  • Me-Too Means You-Too: Potential Union Liability For Steward Sexual Harassment
  • Citing “Privacy,” OSHA Eliminates Record Keeping Requirements
  • Private Sector Union Membership Slips

January 17, 2019

  • Browning-Ferris Redux Sows Confusion – D.C. Circuit Upholds Obama Board Joint Employer Rule But Remands To Trump Board For Application
  • NFL Boots Security Consultant Statutory Claims To Arbitration
  • To “Protect” Neutrals, Trump Board Requires Union Picketing To Promise Compliance With Law
  • Board Overrides Dismissal Of Decert Petition Despite ALJ Findings Of Unfair Labor Practices

December 20, 2018

  • Police Officer Personnel Records Not Subject To Disclosure Under Freedom Of Information Law
  • National Labor Relations Board Seeks To Reduce Timeline In Case-Handling
  • NLRB And NMB May Be Parting At Jurisdictional Crossroads Over Air And Rail Carrier Contractors
  • 23-and-she Gina Discrimination Claim Dismissed Against State Employers

December 5, 2018

  • Round One In “Janus II” Goes To Unions – No Retroactive Application Says Federal District Court
  • Breaking News – IRS Proposes To Expand Plan Hardship Distribution Rules
  • New Second Circuit Decision Ensures Arbitral Clarity Over Finality