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What Were the Three Biggest Labor Law Developments In 2020?

USA - December 18 2020 With the year end in sight, employers are looking back on a tumultuous 2020 and preparing for more labor law changes in 2021. This year at the…

UAW Reaches Settlement Deal, Bringing Corruption Probe Closer To Completion

USA - December 17 2020 The Department of Justice reached a civil settlement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, marking the end of a multiyear federal corruption…

A Tweet For A Tat: Magazine Founder’s Twitter Post Ruled Unlawful

USA - December 3 2020 The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that the publisher and co-founder of an online magazine violated labor law when he tweeted that he…

Airplane Parts Maker Grounded for Unlawfully Withdrawing Recognition of Union

USA - November 20 2020 The D.C. Circuit Court recently upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s determination that a Pennsylvania airplane parts maker violated the…

A Biden Board at the NLRB: What to Expect and When

USA - November 17 2020 This past Labor Day, President-elect Joe Biden told a group of union supporters that he would be “the strongest labor president you have ever had.”…

Kicking It Into Gear: NLRB Continues Improving Case Processing Statistics

USA - November 13 2020 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently released its case processing statistics for FY 2020. The Board has reported favorable numbers for…

Mail It In! NLRB Sets Standards For Mail-In Ballot Union Elections During Pandemic

USA - November 10 2020 In a recent decision, the NLRB set forth a framework to help Regional Directors determine whether union elections should be held in person or by mail…

Scabby The Rat On The Chopping Block

USA - October 28 2020 For decades, unions have used Scabby the Rat as a protest symbol. The giant inflatable rat is most commonly used by unions to protest on job sites…

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Union Election Results?

USA - October 23 2020 Like everything else in this new COVID-19 era, union elections have been upended this year. After halting union elections in March due to the pandemic…

Does Labor Law Protect Employees Engaged In Political or Social Advocacy?

USA - October 14 2020 Over the years, many employers have been tripped up by disciplining or terminating workers who are engaged in “protected activity.” Generally, for…