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National Labor Relations Act

Jan 24, 2020

Former employee sues Sherman Phoenix for not paying her

A former Sherman Phoenix employee is suing the Milwaukee market and its developers for not paying her for more than a year.

Jan 20, 2016

Madison attorneys wage Epic battle over labor laws

With a single click, Jason Lewis, a former technical writer at Epic Corp., gave away his right to band together with other employees to take his erstwhile employer to court.

Dec 18, 2013

Businesses again challenge union poster rules

A prominent business group filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging government rules that require federal contractors to display posters telling workers they have a legal right to form a union.

Dec 3, 2013

Appeals court sides with employers on arbitration (UPDATE)

Employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2013

Employer wellness programs could run afoul of federal, state laws

With health insurance costs on the mind of all employers, a way to cut expenses and get healthier employees sounds like a good option.

Aug 6, 2013

EEOC puts new focus on severance agreements

For most employers, employee severance agreements are essential tools for ensuring that the end of an employment relationship doesn’t lead to litigation.

May 8, 2013

NLRB advice on confidential investigations has lawyers reading tea leaves

The employment bar was roiled last year when the National Labor Relations Board ruled that a company policy requiring employees to keep interviews related to internal investigations confidential violated federal labor law.

May 7, 2013

Appeals court strikes down union poster rule

In another blow to the nation's dwindling labor unions, an appeals court on Tuesday struck down a federal rule that would have required millions of businesses to put up posters informing workers of their right to form a union.

Dec 5, 2012

NLRB modifies tough stance on at-will clauses

After stirring up the bar with a pair of cases alleging that at-will employment clauses for non-union workers violated federal law by potentially stifling concerted activity, the National Labor Relations Board has issued guidance memos that offer some relief for employment-side attorneys.

Dec 5, 2012

JOB CITES: Don’t be fooled: Labor laws apply to nonunion employers

Consider the following scenario: You are a nonunion employer who has just conducted an internal investigation into a harassment complaint by an employee (let’s call her Monica).

Aug 10, 2012

New NLRB focus: At-will employment pacts

In most American workplaces, at-will employment clauses in employee handbooks and agreements are as common as break room water coolers.

Jul 27, 2012

LABORED RELATIONS: New NLRB Web page advises employees there is ‘strength in numbers’

In a continuation of its growing trend of seeking to enforce the rights of all workers, including those in union-free work forces, the National Labor Relations Board added a page to its website last month dedicated to promoting protections of the National Labor Relations A[...]


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