More than 43 million Americans quit their jobs in 2021, according to The Washington Post.
Archives for September 12, 2022
Second Circuit Grants Fund’s Audit Request Well Beyond CBA Coverage
In a decision that bodes poorly for unionized employers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held that a union benefit fund was contractually entitled to conduct an audit whose scope far exceeded the bargaining unit for whom fund contributions were required.
Public Support in Unions
Business owners and managers should know what the law restricts a company to say to their employees about a union campaign. Companies should avoid threats, interrogation, promises, surveillance and discrimination (TIPS-D) involving support for a union.
Michelle Meek Discusses Joining Jackson Lewis in San Diego
Michelle Meek discusses what lead her to rejoin Jackson Lewis as a principal in the San Diego office in “Buchalter Labor Atty Rejoins Jackson Lewis In San Diego,” published by Law360.
Joseph Lazzarotti, Jason Gavejian, Sean Paisan and Rob Yang Author “California Employers Get Ready: Expanded Privacy Compliance Begins in 2023”
Joseph Lazzarotti, Jason Gavejian, Sean Paisan and Rob Yang author “California Employers Get Ready: Expanded Privacy Compliance Begins in 2023,” published by SHRM.
NLRB Reaffirms “Special Circumstances” Test for Union Insignia Cases
On August 29, 2022, in a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) reaffirmed that when an employer interferes in any way with its employees’ right to display union insignia, the employer must prove special circumstances that justify its interference. See Tesla, Inc., 32-CA-197020, 371 NLRB 131 (2022). In reaching this decision, the Board overruled a 2019 decision in which it held that the “special circumstances” standard only applied to employer policies that prohibited—rather than restricted—an employee from displaying union insignia.
Wells Fargo to Pay $145 Million to Settle 401(k) Plan Probe
Labor Department alleged bank’s retirement plan overpaid for its own stock from 2013 through 2018
The Man Who Keeps Baseball’s Union Moving
With Tony Clark running the show, M.L.B.’s players have labor peace, are on the path to unionizing minor leaguers for the first time and say they are fighting for the soul of the game.
Meet the strippers working to unionize a Los Angeles dive bar
Outside a dive bar advertising topless dancers on a recent Friday night in North Hollywood, a dancer who goes by her stage name, Reagan, sees her cue.
Do You Tell Your Employees You Appreciate Them?
It’s a simple act with a huge payoff.
Getting Along with a Passive-Aggressive Gossip
How to work with a conflict-avoidant person who’s bad-mouthing you.
All About Age Discrimination at Work and Why Successful Lawsuits Are Rare
Discrimination against workers based on their age is illegal in many countries.
What 3 COVID-19-related ADA cases say about EEOC’s compliance priorities
Speakers from Jackson Lewis P.C. weighed in at the Disability Management Employer Coalition’s annual conference Aug. 31.
Why labor unions are more popular than they’ve been in six decades
Today’s record-low unemployment makes workers more aware of the benefits unions offer
Why Economists Are Talking About ‘Labor Hoarding’ and What You Need to Know About It
Data suggests companies are holding on to employees as part of longer-term strategic thinking in uncertain economic times.