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Does Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors Violate Labor Law?
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2018

Whether it be the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Labor (DOL), or state unemployment or workers’ compensation agencies, employee


‘Mean Girls’: Union Violated Labor Law By “Ostracizing” and “Humiliating” Its Own Members On Facebook, Says NLRB GC
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

In what reads like a storyline from a movie portraying bullying at a high school, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has just released an


Board’s New Boeing Test Still Blocks Separation Agreements
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has taken the first whack at applying the Board’s new test in Boeing. He concluded


Wisconsin Legislature Poised to Prohibit Local Employment Ordinances and Exempt Certain Employers From WFMLA
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

While all eyes have rightfully been focused on Washington, D.C., during the recent and ongoing drama surrounding the government shutdown, in Madison


Can You Require Employees To Keep Harassment And Other Workplace Investigations “Confidential”?
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

The wave of harassment claims sweeping the nation recently has spawned countless workplace investigations. But can companies require employees to keep


NLRB Issues Updated “Bench Book” for its Judges
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), like many federal agencies, has its own division of “administrative law judges” that preside over cases


Are Graduate-Students Assistants Employees Under the NLRA? The Answer of the Obama Board Will Not be the Final Word
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

In a landmark ruling, Columbia University, 364 NLRB No. 90 (2016), the Obama Board reversed prior precedent and held that graduate-student assistants


State of the Union Address Provides Hints of Trump Administration Priorities for U.S. Employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

In his first State of the Union Address, President Trump made the case for his first year in office as one of extraordinary legislative and regulatory


Federal Employment Law Updates
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

Effective December 22, 2017, new Section 162(q) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), denies businesses the right to make


On the Hook: NLRB Forces Hotel to Pay Union’s Attorney’s Fees Related to Boycott Spat
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

On the Hook: NLRB Forces Hotel to Pay Union’s Attorney’s Fees Related to Boycott Spat Companies, rightfully so, detest negative publicity, especially