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AN OVERVIEW OF RECENT DECISIONS DEMONSTRATING THE BOARD’S ATTITUDE TOWARD 114-A
Executive Summary: For nearly 90 years, whether employees desired union representation was determined through a secret ballot election administered by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board). Though the National Labor Relations Act (Act) permits the use of other means to establish a union’s majority support, the Board and courts have long recognized the “method that best protects employees’ freedom of choice and best ensures majority rule is a Board-conducted, secret ballot election.” After legislative efforts to replace secret ballot elections with “card check” recognition failed (see, e.g., the Employee Free Choice Act and the Protecting the Right to Organize Act), the unelected NLRB has effectively done so on its own.
A public utility did not violate the First Amendment when it prohibited an employee suspected of misrepresenting the reason for his absence from speaking to witnesses…
A Black employee of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) showed that she was arguably more qualified for a promotion than the white applicant who received the job, and that…
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new proposed rule to broaden who can be authorized to accompany Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)…
The National Labor Relations Board issued a final rule revising representation election procedures that will take effect on December 26, 2023. When implemented, the final rule will return to the “Quickie” or “Ambush” election rules originally adopted in 2014.
OSHA released a proposed rule on its worker walkaround representative policy that would allow a third-party employee representative to be present during Compliance Safety and Health Officer inspections. Public comments on OSHA’s proposal will be due by October 30, 2023.
Earlier this month, the EEOC released proposed regulations to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA,” or the “Act”), which we initially wrote about here. (The proposed rule can be found on the Federal Register’s website here.) Together with the […]
On April 28, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel released guidance reiterating claims substantiation rules for health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs) under Internal Revenue Code Section 125 and frowning upon certain substantiation practices that seem to have crept into common usage.
The California Civil Rights Council recently amended the regulations interpreting California’s 2018 Fair Chance Act, which go into effect October 1, 2023. The new regulations add restrictions, make clarifications, and significantly change the California background check process.
University athletic administrators all across the country are welcoming back their athletes for the 2023–2024 athletic season. Athletes and coaches alike will meet with compliance administrators for a refresher on National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) bylaws, nutritionists to discuss proper nutrition, and even media relations staff to discuss media obligations.
Indeed Inc. will pay $10,000 to help transgender workers move to states where they feel safer