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Court upholds NLRB's posting requirement, but strikes down key enforcement provisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the key provision of a National Labor Relations Board rule that requires employers to post notices of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act in the workplace by April 30, 2012, but also found that the rule's enforcement provisions exceeded the Board's authority and were, therefore, struck down.


Individual liability for supervisors under the FMLA, says the Third Circuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2012

In Haybarger v. Lawrence County Adult Prob. & Parole, No. 10-3916, 2012 WL 265996 (3d Cir. Jan. 31, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recognized, for the first time, that a supervisor of a private employer may be held individually liable for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), 29 U.S.C. 2601, et seq.


The American Jobs Act proposes to prohibit discrimination based on unemployment status
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

On September 12, 2011, President Barack Obama delivered the American Jobs Act of 2011 ("AJA") to the U.S. Congress in the hope of stimulating economic growth and alleviating unemployment.


Following the lead of the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate proposes to prohibit discrimination based on unemployment status
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2011

On August 2, 2011, the U.S. Senate proposed S. 1471 to complement the recently proposed bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 2501.


The NLRB allows employer and union to agree to contract framework as part of neutrality agreement
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2010

In a long-watched case, the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") has dismissed a complaint that an auto parts manufacturer entered into an unlawful letter of agreement ("LOA") with a union establishing ground rules for union organizing, voluntary recognition and substantive issues to be addressed in collective bargaining for its yet-to-be-organized employees.


New Jersey Supreme Court leaves employers with little protection against employees who steal confidential company documents to support discrimination claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2010

The Supreme Court of New Jersey issued a 5-2 decision yesterday that may very well insulate employees from discipline for wrongfully taking confidential company documents to support discrimination claims against their current employers.


NLRB "de-friends" employers in its first complaint based on employee’s social network comments
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2010

The Acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint alleging that an employee was unlawfully terminated for posting negative comments about her supervisor on a personal Facebook page.


National Labor Relations Board issues three major changes in precedent in a week
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2010

The National Labor Relations Board, now with four members, has begun the long-expected changes to major areas of its interpretation and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act.


New informal guidance issued on various health reform mandates
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2010

On September 20, 2010, new important guidance relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") was issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).


NLRB grants review in card check and successor employer cases signaling beginning of precedent reversals
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2010

Changes in labor law predicted for many months have now begun in earnest.