Union Violates Employee’s Right to Engage in Protected Social Media Activity

By | Labor & Employment Report | November 2, 2016
As a die-hard management-side labor and employment attorney who has been frustrated with the recent flood of anti-employer decisions coming out of the National Labor Relations Board, I enjoy those infrequent moments when a union experiences a little of that pain – such as in the recent case of Laborers Union Local 91. View Full Post
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SEIU Expands Joint Employment Fight to the EEOC

By | Labor & Employment Report | October 7, 2016
As I mentioned in a recent post, “SEIU Fights Its Own Unionization,” the Service Employees International Union has been behind the push at the National Labor Relations Board to extend joint employer status to franchisors, like McDonald’s (meaning that McDonald’s would be deemed an employer of its franchisees’ employees). View Full Post
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The EEOC On Independent Contractor Status

By | Labor & Employment Report | September 23, 2016
So I was trolling through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s quarterly Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (because, yes, I am that much of an employment law nerd), and came across an article that I thought was of particular interest: “Stating a Claim in the EEO Process: Determining One’s Status as Either an Agency Employee or Independent Contractor.” View Full Post
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