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Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP | USA | 4 Apr 2017

Three Days Notice of Election Enough?

Because the team I was pulling for in the NCAA tournament exited last week, I was only loosely paying attention to the game last night. As I cruised


Epstein Becker Green | USA | 13 Dec 2016

NLRB Uses Hyper-Technical Rule to Overturn Employer’s Landslide Election Victory

As we previously reported, the ambush election rules implemented by the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) last year tilted the scales of union


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 9 Dec 2016

NLRB Overturns Election Win For Employer That Failed To Timely Serve Voter List (Even Though Union Received List In Timely Fashion)

The NLRB is down to three members, the bare minimum required to conduct business, and so cases are being issued somewhat sporadically. The so-called


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 24 Aug 2016

Caught at the Red Light: Challenge to Ordinance Granting On-Demand Drivers the Right to Bargain Collectively is Brought to a Screeching Halt

A challenge to Seattle’s first-of-its-kind ordinance, which established the right for on-demand drivers to collectively bargain, was dismissed by a


Fisher Phillips | USA | 10 Aug 2016

One Step Closer To A Unionized Gig Economy

Yesterday, a federal court judge in Seattle gave a boost to those who want to unionize the gig economy. The August 9 ruling could end up having


Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr | South Africa | 24 Jul 2016

Driving the audi principle through an unprotected strike: are employees partaking in an unprotected strike entitled to a hearing before dismissal?

The audi alteram partem principle has long since formed an integral part of South African law. There is an argument to be made that it goes as far


Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 7 Oct 2011

State's significant control over in-home service providers makes it an employer

The Illinois Department of Human Services runs two programs that provide in-home care to Illinois residents.


Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP | United Kingdom | 10 Nov 2010

Protective award reduced where the union had "condoned" the employer's failure to consult

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has decided, in the case of Lancaster University v The University and College Union, that it was appropriate to reduce a protective award from the maximim 90 days' to 60 days' pay, in circumstances where the Union had "effectively condoned" the procedure adopted by the University for dealing with expiry of fixed term employees' contracts of employment.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 24 Aug 2010

Adverse action under the Fair Work Act - what should employers do?

Employers can be at risk of being found to have unlawfully taken adverse action against employees or prospective employees.


Norton Rose Fulbright | Australia | 16 Apr 2010

First General Protections case decided lessons for employers

The Federal Court has provided some comfort to concerned employers regarding the scope of the new adverse action provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Act).

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