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About six weeks ago, we covered some of Chipotle’s HR trials and tribulations, including a class action lawsuit filed by 10,000 workers claiming wage theft and the NLRB attacking provisions of the Chipotle employee handbook. Turns out, that was only the tip of the HR iceberg.

October 26, 2016

 

       

 

Protected concerted activity is powerful stuff

Like it or not, to a person, we can agree that the rulings flowing from the National Labor Relations Board over the past several years have been largely employee-friendly.

September 13, 2016

 
 

In less than two months, the Presidential election will take place.  You are thinking about that when you see your receptionist wearing a button for her political candidate. 

You ask her to remove it because you have customers of diverse political views.  She says “NO,” promising to file a case with the Supreme Court because you are violating her First Amendment rights. Note to SCOTUS: we hope you enjoy her as much as we do.

September 8, 2016

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve

April 6, 2016

 

 

In a stunning legal development, the NLRB issued on this morning, April 1, 2016, a public apology for gutting employer rules designed to increase civility and respect.  Before reading the apology, please listen to Brenda Lee sing "I'm Sorry."  It will help get you in the mood. 

The statement of the General Counsel to the NLRB stated, in pertinent part:

April 1, 2016

 

                 

January 22, 2016

NLRB's New Joint Employer Test May Impact OSHA

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September 21, 2015
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In Focus: Republicans Take Aim at NLRB's 'Joint Employer' Ruling

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September 14, 2015
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Union Organization Eased Under NLRB's Broader Definition of 'Joint Employer'

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August 28, 2015
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NLRB: Witness Statement Confidentiality No Longer Automatic

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August 7, 2015
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NLRB Quickie Election Rule Upheld

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June 10, 2015
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Labor Department's Posting Rule Upheld

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May 14, 2015

NLRB May Legitimize Union Fees in Right-to-Work States

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May 6, 2015
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Canada's Experience with Expedited Union Certification

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May 5, 2015
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Ambush Election Rule Catches Employers Flat-Footed

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April 14, 2015
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Ambush Rule Guidance: Time Will Tell How Long Union Election Periods Last

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April 10, 2015
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On April 1, @shrmnextchat chatted with Mike VanDervort (@MikeVanDervort) about "Are College Athletes Students or Employees?"

In case you missed this excellent conversation, here are all the tweets from the chat:

April 1, 2015

Presidential Veto Means Swift Union Elections Nearly Here

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April 1, 2015
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It seems that everyone wants a seat at the table these days, including college athletes. However, it’s not the boardroom table where they want a voice and a vote. It’s at the bargaining table.  

March 30, 2015