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Department of Labor Proposes Rescinding Obama Administration Changes to Persuader Rule

June 19, 2017

Department of Labor Proposes Rescinding Obama Administration Changes to Persuader Rule

The Department of Labor has proposed rescinding the Obama Administration's changes to the so-called "persuader rule." The proposal is supported by the employer community and opposed by organized labor, and represents another step that the Trump Administration is taking to peel back some of the Obama Administration's labor initiatives.

 Joint Employer Standard/Unionization: Summary And Compliance Guide For Truckstops and Travel Plazas

February 1, 2016

Joint Employer Standard/Unionization: Summary And Compliance Guide For Truckstops and Travel Plazas

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently revised the so-called “joint employer” standard significantly to expand the scope of determining “co-employment” under the National Labor Relations Act. Specifically, the NLRB decided that a company could be considered a “joint employer” if it possesses the right to control various terms and conditions of employment, regardless of whether that company actually exercises such control.

Court Denies NLRB Request to Rehear Poster Rule

August 16, 2013

Court Denies NLRB Request to Rehear Poster Rule

The legal challenge over the 2010 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regulation requiring most private-sector employers to post notices of an employee's right to unionize could be headed to the Supreme Court after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the NLRB's recent bid for a rehearing on the matter. The court denied the request without issuing a written decision or explaining the rejection.

Union Poster Ruling Could Head to Supreme Court

May 20, 2013

Union Poster Ruling Could Head to Supreme Court

The legal challenge over the 2010 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regulation requiring most private-sector employers to post notices of an employee's right to unionize could be headed to the Supreme Court after the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision and struck down the regulation.