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Time for Change (again!)
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2018

Throughout this year, we have seen numerous bills make their way through Parliament, amending and adding to employment law. Some of these changes are

NLRB GC Action May Make Unions More Accountable To Their Members
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2018

Under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), unions owe their members a “duty of fair representation.” For example, a union may violate the act if

When to WARN: Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

Employers must exercise caution when laying off employees, to ensure that such terminations do not run afoul of federal, state or local labor and

Global employee termination law: Finland
  • Dittmar & Indrenius
  • Finland, Global
  • October 8 2018

A structured guide to termination law in Finland covering notice, redundancies, dismissal and protections.

NLRB Invalidates Voluntary Severance Agreements, Orders Reinstatement and Full Back Pay
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 7 2018

The National Labor Relations Board has upheld an Administrative Law Judge’s decision to invalidate 11 severance agreements that provided payments to

When do you have to postpone a disciplinary hearing?
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2018

You have invited a member of staff to a disciplinary hearing. They have asked you to postpone the hearing so their union official can accompany them

Don’t Pull The Tapes: Employer Dinged By NLRB For Surveilling Employee Union Activity On Video Archives
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) puts limits on what employers can do ifwhen their employees express interest in forming a union in the

Supreme Court Rules Public Sector NonMember Union Dues Are Unconstitutional
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2018

Q: Can public employees, who are not members of a union, be forced to pay union dues? A: No. On June 27, 2018, in a 5-4 opinion, the United States

Weingarten Rights Not Violated; Employee Lawfully Terminated for Refusal to Take DrugAlcohol Test
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 18 2018

An employee’s Weingarten rights have limits, especially as to drug and alcohol testing, where time is often of the essence, an NLRB Administrative Law

Hey, Hey, Hey, Goodbye: DOL Persuader Rule Nixed
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2018

Back in 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations that would have significantly narrowed the scope of the legal advice exemption to the