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NLRB General Counsel Promises “Vigorous” Enforcement of Employees’ Rights to Engage in Workplace Advocacy Related to Social Issues and Health and Safety Concerns

USA - April 5 2021 On March 31, 2021, the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel Peter Ohr issued a Memorandum entitled “Effectuation of the National Labor Relations Act through…

Mark W Batten, Elise M Bloom, Edward A Brill, Carlos Cano, Jay M. Cohen

7th Circuit Affirms Denial of Equitable Tolling of Statute of Limitations Under SOX

USA - April 5 2021 On March 22, 2021, the Seventh Circuit affirmed a decision by the ARB dismissing a whistleblower retaliation complaint under SOX for failure to file…

Emilie Adams, Vanessa P. Avello, Noa M Baddish, John P Barry, Amy Blackwood

Unsigned and Torn Up: NLRB Weighs In On Issues Arising During Mail-Ballot Elections

USA - April 2 2021 Though the National Labor Relations Board has established a pathway for holding in-person union elections, mail-ballot elections continue to be the…

Mark W Batten, Elise M Bloom, Edward A Brill, Carlos Cano, Jay M. Cohen

NLRB Considers Rulemaking to Address Hotly-Contested Joint-Employer Standard

USA - May 14 2018 As we previously reported here, here and here, the NLRB’s “joint employer” standard has vacillated over the last several years, and currently remains…

Joshua S Fox, Mark Theodore

NYC Mayor Signs Into Law Suite of Retail and Fast Food Employee Protections

USA - June 5 2017 On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill package into law that will impose new restrictions on retail and fast food employers…

Allan Bloom, Laura Fant