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Boomerang: The Trump NLRB Supplants The Obama NLRB
When Donald Trump took office in 2017, the members of the NLRB ("Board")1 were predominantly appointees of President Obama.
United States
8 Oct 2018
NLRB Issues Raft Of Pro-Union Decisions As Time Expires
In the last days of Summer 2016, as the political make-up of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was about to change, the Board suddenly issued 20 decisions in a single week.
United States
17 Oct 2016
The Persuader Rules: Final Opportunity To Avoid Department Of Labor Reporting Requirements
The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") recently issued its final regulations regarding the "advice exception" to reporting requirements of employers and lawyers under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.
United States
7 Jul 2016
Employment Law Commentary - Volume 27, Issue 9
The short answer to the question is, "Not yet." Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc.
United States
8 Oct 2015
Employment Law Commentary, November 2014
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on religion and puts an affirmative obligation on an employer to accommodate employees’ religious practices.
United States
15 Dec 2014
Employment Law Commentary, August 2014
In January 2013, we reported on the increasing focus of the National Labor Relations Board on employer policies and rules in non-unionized workplaces.
United States
25 Sep 2014
Supreme Court Rejects Obama’s Recess NLRB Appointments
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously limited the President’s power to make recess appointments under the Recess Appointments Clause of the Constitution.
United States
10 Jul 2014
Employment Law Commentary - Volume 23, No. 10 - October 2011
Almost thirty years after his first stint as governor of California, Jerry Brown is back at the helm of California. Predictably, many of the employee-friendly bills which died on former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s desk have found new life under Governor Brown.
United States
2 Nov 2011
Employees Can Now Sue For Suitable Seating (Among Other Things): Bright v. 99 Cents Only Stores And Home Depot U.S.A. v. Superior Court (Harris)
California employers should be aware of two recent decisions issued by the Second District Court of Appeal that allow employees a private right of action to pursue monetary remedies under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 ("PAGA") for violations of the Industrial Wage Commission ("IWC") Orders: Bright v. 99 Cents Only Stores and Home Depot U.S.A. v. Superior Court.
United States
8 Mar 2011
Protected Employee Speech and Social Media: Old Wine in a New Bottle
A recent complaint issued by the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") is a reminder to employers that federal labor law policy, created in the first half of the 20th century, still has relevance in the first half of the 21st century.
United States
1 Dec 2010
Employment Law Commentary, November 2008
This year was a busy one for the California legislature. In spite of the state budget crisis and a worsening economy, some noteworthy employment bills became law.
United States
2 Dec 2008
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