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Guest Post: The N.L.R.B. and College Football

Julia Tomassetti is a Jerome Hall Fellow at the Center for Law, Society, and Culture, Maurer School of Law, University of Indiana.

Last week, the NLRB declined jurisdiction over the dispute between Northwestern and its scholarship football players.  1,149 more words

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Weekend News & Commentary — August 29–30, 2015

On Friday, SCOTUSblog wrapped up its week-long symposium on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. As discussed extensively on this site, that case could present a vehicle for the Supreme Court to find fair-share payments for non–union members in union shops unconstitutional and thereby overrule its decades-old decision in… 569 more words

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New Rights for Workers

Yesterday, August 27, 2015, could be an important date in the history of our country.  The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision that empowered employees of a franchise business, like a MadDonald’s, to organize and bargain collectively, not only with the owner of the franchise, but also with the parent franchisor.   902 more words

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Temporary Staffing Agencies & User Companies Deemed “Joint Employers” By the NLRB

Contributed by Jeffrey Risch

As we anticipated and previously discussed, on August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its ruling in the closely watched Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. 736 more words

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Guest Post: N.L.R.B.'s Browning-Ferris Decision Could Reshape Contract and Franchise Labor

Catherine Fisk is Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine.

In the much-anticipated Browning-Ferris Industries case, the National Labor Relations Board yesterday… 1,344 more words

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 28, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board released its groundbreaking ruling in Browning-Ferris, which considers a company that hires a contractor to staff its facilities to be a joint employer of the workers at that facility. 416 more words

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