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Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction in DOL Overtime Case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

On November 22, 2016, a Texas federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing its new overtime


D.C. Circuit invalidates NLRB recess appointments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2013

A decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has brought into question the validity of hundreds of National Labor Relations Board


Organizing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

The Association of Flight Attendants-Communication Workers of America has filed a petition seeking an election to represent 900 flight attendants at Frontier Airlines, which was recently purchased by Republic Airways Holdings


Major contract settlements & negotiations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

An analysis of 677 contracts negotiated in the first three quarters of 2009 found smaller wage increases for workers compared to contracts negotiated a year ago during the same period


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

A proposed Labor Department notice regarding employee rights under the NLRA is being criticized as unbalanced and inaccurate


Crime & corruption
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

The former manager of the pension and health and welfare funds of International Association of Machinists District 9 in St. Louis was sentenced to 27 months in prison for embezzlement


Strikes & labor disputes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

Union members at five Chicago Starwood hotels voted overwhelmingly on October 28 to authorize UNITE HERE Local 1 to call a strike if progress on contract settlement is not made soon


Administrative & court decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2009

The NLRB ruled on a "novel issue" in contested elections for representation sought by NUHW and opposed by former parent union SEIU


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2009

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has asked Hyatt Hotels’ President and CEO to reconsider the company’s decision to fire 98 nonunion housekeeping employees at three Boston area hotels and replace them with low-wage workers from a contracting company and stated that he will direct all state employees not to use Hyatt when traveling or for other purposes while on state business if the workers are not rehired


Crime & corruption
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2009

According to a complaint filed by a former NFL Players Association director of human services, the U.S. Department of Labor is investigating alleged collusion between the union and team owners