This Pro-Employee Decision Will Make Employers Happy

The term “Right-to-Work” is really just a shorthand term for “Right to work and be left alone by the labor union.” A number of state legislatures recently have passed “Right-to-Work” laws making it unlawful for unions ...

Judge Strikes Down DOL Persuader Rule Revisions

  • Nov 18, 2016
  • Labor Law
  • John C. Hauge and Grant T. Collins

A United States District Court Judge in Texas has now issued a decision permanently blocking the Department of Labor’s (DOL) revised “persuader rule” under the Labor-Management Reporting Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). As we previously reported, the DOL’s revisions ...

Treating Employees as Contractors May Violate NLRA

A new Advice Memorandum from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) tells us that misclassifying employees as independent contractors may be treated as an unfair labor practice under the National Labor Relations Act. Although this ...