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Ebola and Potential Labor Relations Issues

The Ebola panic presently sweeping the U.S. raises a host of potential issues for employers.  We recently provided guidance to help employers ensure employee safety while also complying with legal obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and similar laws.  684 more words

Labor & Employment

California’s New Workplace Anti-Bullying Law May Trigger Violations of the NLRA

Employers Must Consider the Context When Responding to Complaints of Hostile or Offensive Conduct

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law

With Governor Brown’s signature of Assembly Bill 2053, the State of California is intruding further into the workplace – mandating that employers with 50 or more employees teach supervisors about prevention of “abusive conduct” by an employer or employee.  383 more words

Legal Departments

Trump Taj Mahal Stakes Survival on Victory in Union Fight

By: Michael Balhon

Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. has staked the survival of its Taj Mahal casino on a bid for concessions from union members who so far have resisted proposed cuts to their health and pension benefits. 442 more words

Law

NLRB Finds FedEx Drivers to be Employees--Not Independent Contractors

By Edwin S. Hopson

In FedEx Home Delivery, 361 NLRB No. 55 (2014) decided September 30, 2013, the National Labor Relations Board found certain FedEx drivers based in Hartford, Connecticut to be employees of FedEx Home Delivery. 384 more words

Labor Law

NLRB Says There Is Such Thing as a Free Lunch

This week, the National Labor Relations Board (the NLRB) attempted to disprove the old adage that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. In  384 more words

Labor & Employment

Turkey Makes a Deal

The Secret Quid

As I have noted in a recent post, Turkey has been unbecomingly shy about joining the effort to curb and eventually destroy the paramilitary forces calling themselves ISIS or the Caliphate State.  1,570 more words

National Labor Relations Board

Sharon Block's Nomination for Seat on NLRB is Approved by Senate Committee

By Edwin S. Hopson

On September 17, 2014, the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 13 to 9, along party lines, to approve the nomination of Sharon Block to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. 48 more words

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