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U.S. Supreme Court to Address Legality of Class Action Waivers in Arbitrations Agreements

Contributed by Suzanne Newcomb, January 17, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday, January 13, 2017 that it will hear a trio of cases concerning the right of employers to include class action waivers in employment-related arbitration agreements. 377 more words

National Labor Relations Board

USPS-Staples Pact Nixed; But Trouble Looms for Union

The U.S. Postal Service cancelled its deal to sell postal products through Staples office products superstores, in a victory for the American Postal Workers Union. But that may be hollow in face of what the incoming all-Republican government wants to do with federal workers–including postal employees. 578 more words

Postal Finances

Save the Date! February 16th Webinar - The New Administration: Impact on the Workplace Examined

How do your company’s policies and procedures comply with the views of our new administration? Please join us as we discuss how you can best prepare for any likely impacts on your business. 70 more words

National Labor Relations Board

When They Talk About Joint Employers, Republicans Are Either Lying or Confused

Now that Republicans in Congress are about to get a President who will sign their bills into law, they are eager to overturn even the most modest pro-worker measures that President Obama’s appointees were able to implement.  590 more words

On Labor

Staples And USPS End In-Store Shipping Partnership After NLRB Ruling

Back in 2013, the U.S. Postal Service and Staples had a great shared idea: mini post offices in Staples stores would give customers flexibility and the postal service some extra cash. 431 more words

Government Policy

What Will a Trump NLRB Mean for Graduate Teaching and Research Assistants?

The D.C. Circuit once observed that “[i]t is a fact of life in NLRB lore that certain substantive provisions of the NLRA invariably fluctuate with the changing compositions of the Board.”  In 2000, the Clinton Board found that teaching and research assistants at private universities are “employees” covered by the NLRA; in 2004, the Bush Board found that they were not, and in 2016, once again, the Obama Board found that they were employees.  668 more words

On Labor

Workplace Investigation Interviews - simple guidelines for tricky sitations

by Tim Gould  January 6, 2016

You may have a lot of experience interviewing candidates for open positions, but interviewing employees as part of a workplace investigation is another animal entirely. 582 more words

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