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.
More than 250 workers filed a lawsuit against their employer for not paying them for the time spent putting on and taking off safety gear. Do you think they should’ve been paid?
When retirees at M&G Polymers USA were asked to start contributing to the health benefits they were receiving, they sued. But the Supreme Court’s backing the employer — and, in a way, possibly other employers as well.
The Supreme Court has ruled that President Obama’s 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were illegal.
The showdown’s coming. The Supreme Court has announced it will take on the question of whether or not President Obama overstepped his powers when he appointed members to the National Labor Relations Board during a Senate break last year.
Yet another common employer policy has come under fire from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). It doesn’t matter if your workforce is unionized or not — if you’ve got this policy, it could be deemed illegal.
A recent ruling highlights one more reason not to assume staffers are always working the exact hours they’re supposed to be.
Employers try hard to avoid hiring illegal workers. But are there times when trying too hard can violate the law? Read the facts of this real-life case and decide: Who won?
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