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NLRB proposes amendments to union election rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

On February 6, 2014, a divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reissued proposed amendments to its rules governing union elections. The

Distinguishing applicability of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, Southern District of New York holds that employees cannot waive their right to collective action under FLSA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2011

In a recent decision, Judge Robert Sweet of the Southern District of New York held that employees cannot waive their right to bring federal wage and hour claims on a collective basis

EEOC issues proposed rule clarifying RFOA defense under ADEA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2010

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a proposed rule which, if adopted, would clarify the term "reasonable factors other than age" (RFOA) as used in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA

The NLRB case against Boeing

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

Three employees of Boeing’s South Carolina assembly plant sought to intervene in the case, and 16 state attorney generals filed an amicus brief opposing the NLRB’s complaint against Boeing

Organizing

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

Approximately 10,000 American Airlines passenger service employees are scheduled to vote in a representation election scheduled for early December through mid-January 2013

Administrative & court decisions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court decided that the National Labor Relations Board had no authority to act with only two members

Supreme Court to decide several cases affecting labor & employment in 2011-2012 term

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2011

In the 2011-2012 term, the United States Supreme Court will consider a number of cases that may impact employers and employees

Administrative & court decisions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

In a recent memoranda to NLRB Regional offices, the NLRB Division of Advice concluded that employees who post complaints about their employment on Facebook or other social media sites may not be protected from disciplinary action, even if their complaints are job-related

Fifth Circuit upholds private settlement of FLSA claims

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2012

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a private settlement of Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) claims on the grounds that the settlement resolved a “bona fide dispute as to the number of hours worked,” rather than a waiver of plaintiffs’ substantive FLSA rights

Employee did not violate the Stored Communications Act or Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by permanently deleting information from employer’s computer

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2013

Recently, a Washington court dismissed an employer's claims under the Stored Communications Act (SCA) and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA