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Supreme Court Rebuffs Labor Department

Posted on in Employment, Publications

Any reader of this article is probably well aware of one of the most commonly referenced federal statutes, namely, The Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S. Code §201, et seq.) (the “FLSA”). This statute deals essentially with setting forth minimum wage, the requirement of a customary 40 hour work week, and a time and a […]

You Auto Know! – Social Media

Posted on in Automotive/Transportation, Publications

As you know, in the past year, this author has written two articles regarding social media. Recently, I received a call from an attorney in another state asking advice on a problem where a salesperson was texting to potential customers. Some issues arose regarding the context of the texts. Thereafter, we entered into a general […]

Court Invalidates NLRB Quickie Election Rule

Posted on in Labor, Publications

On May 14, 2012, a federal judge in Washington D.C. agreed with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the NLRB’s “quickie election” rule is invalid because it was adopted without the statutorily required three member quorum for Board action. . . 2012 – Court Invalidates NLRB Quickie Election Rule

Dispelling the Myth that the National Labor Relations Act Protects Only Union Activities

Posted on in Employment, Publications

When you give employees their raises, do you tell them not to discuss their compensation with other employees? Does your employee handbook contain a policy that instructs employees not to discuss their compensation with others, either within the company or outside of the company? Do you have a social media policy that advises employees that […]

Court Invalidates NLRB Quickie Election Rule

Posted on in Employment, Publications

On May 14, 2012, a federal judge in Washington D.C. agreed with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the NLRB’s “quickie election” rule is invalid because it was adopted without the statutorily required three member quorum for Board action. The decision turns on what it means to “participate” in an administrative vote which is taken […]