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NLRB Tells Employers to Hand Over Witness Statements

  • Aug 5, 2015
  • NLRB
  • Dennis J. Merley

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently affirmed that employers may not reject union requests for access to witness statements that the company obtained while investigating claims of employee wrongdoing. This decision marks the latest ...

NLRB Says its OK to Lie…Sometimes

I Never Promised You a Weingarten If you are a unionized employer, you almost certainly know that your employees have something called “Weingarten” rights, meaning that unionized employees may request (and must then receive) union ...

Internships Part 2: The Return of Unpaid Status

Unpaid internships are back in the spotlight after a federal appeals court reversed a ruling classifying a movie company’s unpaid interns as employees entitled to compensation. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Glatt ...

ACA Reporting Penalties Increased In New Trade Bill

The trade bill recently signed into law included provisions steeply increasing the penalties related to employers’ Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. Large employers (employers with 50 or more FTEs) are required to provide information on ...

DOL Proposes Overhaul to Overtime Rules

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed significant changes to the federal overtime regulations.  The Proposed Rules are in response to a March 2014 order from President Obama, which directed the DOL to overhaul ...