On July 18, 2018, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney announced that he has selected Paul Watkins to
In recent years, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has increasingly turned its attention to employee handbooks, closely scrutinizing both
On July 29, 2014, the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that 43 charges of unfair labor practices
Nearly all employee handbooks for nonunionized employees contain statements declaring that employees are employed “at will” that is, their employment can be terminated at any time and for any reason.
Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) grants employees, in unionized and non-unionized workplaces alike, the right to engage in “concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.” 29 U.S.C.
The Employee Free Choice Act, the proposed federal legislation that would make it easier for unions to gain the right to represent groups of employees, failed to gain the Congressional momentum needed for enactment, but the policies it promoted are not necessarily dead.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama has recently upheld a taxpayer’s claim that confidential tax advice received did not have to be disclosed to the Internal Revenue Service.
The five members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) usually delegate their authority to adjudicate matters under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to a panel of three members.