Once more, with feeling: The National Labor Relations Board has resurrected its effort to implement new rules making it easier for employees to form unions.
The first Monday in October’s come and gone — meaning the Supreme Court’s back in session. And there are several key cases on the docket that employers will want to keep an eye on.
It’s starting to look as though the National Labor Relations Board may have to redo more than a year of work — more than 600 decisions it made in 2012.
The Supreme Court recently looked at three cases that asked whether or not companies have to pay employees for pre-work activities.
If you’re one of the thousands of companies that offer flex-time, this new disability decision will likely be of special interest.
It’s b-a-a-a-a-a-a-ck. A “new and improved” — and reworked — Employee Free Choice Act came before Congress.
Debate around providing gig workers who work for companies like Amazon, Uber, Lyft, and GrubHub with workers’ compensation and other benefits is intensifying across the country. Proponents, including some gig economy companies like NJ-based Postmates, argue that the long-term viability of the new labor model and its potential benefits will only happen if industry, organized […]
Yes, we’re likely to hear a lot of grumbling. But overwhelming majority of U.S. employers say they’re very likely to or definitely will continue to provide health care plans for all full-time employees when the Affordable Care Act fully kicks in.
After a lot of hullabaloo, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has opted to leave employers hanging when it comes to one common employer policy.
President Obama recently signed three Executive Orders focusing on labor laws. The orders might give HR and employers some insights into the President’s overall plan, especially as it pertains to unions.
Here’s another nomination for the list of court cases you need to keep an eye on in the coming months: A federal appeals court in Washington, DC has ruled that President Obama’s recent appointments to the National Labor Relations Board violated the Constitution. The case is likely going to end up before the Supreme Court.
Guess we don’t have to worry about the National Labor Relations Board having a quorum this year. President Obama announced that he’d be recess appointing three new members — and guess what? Democrats will still be in control.
This ruling’s going to scare the pants off a lot of employers — and it should.
Dealing with problem employees invariably involves one of two issues: Performance or behavior. And your managers need to know how to handle each. Here’s a primer.
The majority of a company’s employees voted against union representation, but the NLRB says they can’t kick the union out. Why? Because an angry manager made some not-so-smart comments.
The trouble with recordkeeping at a lot of companies: You don’t know how complete your records are until you get involved in litigation or an audit. But by then, it’s often too late to fill in any critical gaps.
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