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Unions By the Numbers: 2023 Edition

USA - January 19 2023 It’s that time of year again when the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases its annual report detailing, at least numerically, where unions…

Labor Law Recap: 2022 Was The ‘Year of the Strike’

USA - January 10 2023 2022 rang in a host of labor law changes and - by modern standards - a historic union organizing push. But there’s more. A recent article from Axios…

Labor Law Changes To Be Aware Of In The New Year

USA - January 3 2023 2022 saw several changes in the nation's federal labor law, with a flurry of pro-union decisions coming out of the National Labor Relations Board…

Prices Keep Rising: Labor Board Significantly Expands Remedies Available To Employees

USA - December 14 2022 In yet another landmark decision this week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted consequential damages into its suite of possible…

Triple Threat: NLRB Facing Staffing Shortages, Increased Workload, and Budgetary Constraints

USA - November 30 2022 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is struggling with the same issue that many employers are currently facing: staffing shortages. NLRB…

Reversing the Call: NLRB Seeks to Rescind 2020 Rule, Protect Union Status

USA - November 8 2022 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking of its intent to rescind a final rule adopted by the…

Do Smartwatches, GPS Devices, and Other Employee Tracking Technologies Violate Labor Law?

USA - November 1 2022 There are countless workplace Technologies available to companies now that enable the tracking of employees for various purposes. For example, many…

Labor Board Issues Updated Guidance on Injunction Actions

USA - October 31 2022 Few things can be as maddening - and costly - for an employer as defending against an injunction action by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)…

DOL Proposes Broad Independent Contractor Rule: What Businesses Need to Know

USA - October 12 2022 Businesses that use independent contractor work would do well to pay attention to the news out of Washington, D.C., because on Oct. 11, the U.S…

NLRB Rules Dues Checkoff Must Continue After Collective Bargaining Agreement Expires

USA - October 7 2022 In a decision that (again) throws out decades of legal precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a ruling in October stating that…